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A New Cancerwise Post and Video

This Cancerwise vidoe was recorded about three weeks ago. The accompanying blog was written last week. It includes something I have never done before in a blog post. 15 more words

9/16/14 My Anniversary

This month is the anniversary of the unknown infection that put me in the hospital for a week. Mainmost (one of my long-time physicians) failed to find any specific thing wrong, but after a week of non-stop testing and IV antibiotics, I improved enough for them to let me go home. 1,789 more words

Mississippi Chris Sharp

11. Where Did You Last See It?

Having cancer will improve your memory if what we hear is true about the exercise of memory increasing its capacity.  These days, I’m spending quite a bit of time trying to learn and remember what the dozens of available forms of chemotherapy are designed to do and not do, what ZAP-70, 13q, and 17p deletions in the genetics of the white blood cell mean, portend, or prognose, and how different forms of chemotherapy interact with those genetics.  1,829 more words


My Journey

For I would not brethren, have you ignorant of my affliction which came to me by way of cancer. That I was pressed out of measure, beyond strength, insomuch that I despaired even of life. 728 more words


Infinity and AbbVie partner to develop and commercialise Duvelisib for cancer... for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia


Infinity and AbbVie partner to develop and commercialise duvelisib for cancer

INK 1197; IPI 145; 8-Chloro-2-phenyl-3-[(1S)-1-(9H-purin-6-ylamino)ethyl]-1(2H)-isoquinolinone

1(2H)-Isoquinolinone, 8-chloro-2-phenyl-3-((1S)-1-(9H-purin-6-ylamino)ethyl)-


UNII-610V23S0JI; IPI-145; INK-1197;

Originator…….. Millennium Pharmaceuticals… 4,952 more words

Phase3 Drugs

Day +53: Ten Reasons to Be Thankful

One of the latest challenges on Facebook is to name X number of things you are thankful for over Y number of days. (Notice the use of my high school algebra.) So I thought it appropriate to make a list of what I am thankful for. 578 more words


10. Quit That Looking at Me!

The first superpower I’d wish for is the ability to cure cancer with something otherwise desirable, like a good belly laugh, substantially increasing the income of good stand up comics and comic writers and weeding out the bad ones.  1,702 more words