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The State of Blood Cancers: A Patient's Perspective

Not too long ago I had the privilege of sitting in on a seminar in the Texas Medical Center on the State of Blood Cancers. It was sponsored by the… 780 more words

Joe Fournet

New Year, New Treatment

Emily will be starting the new year with a new treatment protocol. As 2014 was wrapping up, we learned that Emily’s “rat spit” treatment was no longer yielding the results we wanted, so we needed to decide what our next tactic would be. 404 more words


Day +144: Not a Bed of Roses

This post was supposed to be a week 1 at home summary. Then it became a week 2 summary. It is now a week 6 summary. 698 more words

Overcoming the One-Two Punches of Life

Here it comes… you just felt the blow of the first punch and before you have time to move out of the way, you almost black out from the second. 617 more words

The Magical World of MD Anderson

If you are unfamiliar with MD Anderson, let me enlighten you. It is the biggest cancer center in the world. They have patients from around the world who seek treatment here because of the cutting-edge therapies and clinical trials and studies. 1,287 more words

Breast Cancer

Who Needs Ovaries Anyway? ME, That's Who!

So I’m BRCA-1 positive.  It’s a crappy thing, this BRCA.  It is a genetic mutation that makes me predisposed to breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and a few other cancers.   962 more words

Breast Cancer

It's a Process

I am ready to admit that I underestimated the magnitude of this surgery. Twelve days ago I had my acoustic neuroma brain tumor removed and I am now home recuperating, thanks be to God. 1,491 more words