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Still Full Of Questions

Since my botox almost 5 months ago I’ve had another clear MRI scan and a follow up with my Consultant at Christie’s. For a while I had it in my head that I was wasting his time, it just felt like appointment after appointment I’d go in and he’d say ‘all ok’ I’d say thanks and then I’d see him again in 3 months!….Now don’t get me wrong, every time he said all was fine it made my… 422 more words

Post Surgery

Lazy Sunday Lego day

I’m laying in my bed, legs weary from walking around LegoLand all day yesterday, with a sunburnt nose despite lots of factor 50 SPF application and a general feeling of contentment. 302 more words


What makes a cancer a cancer? The hallmarks of cancer.

Cancer – the ‘C word’ in far too many of our lives. Wherever you are, it’s unlikely you’ll be able to avoid the news reports and personal stories about people fighting against cancer. 1,206 more words

Difficulty 1

Self-assembling nanoparticle could improve MRI scanning for cancer diagnosis

July 16, 2014

Scientists have designed a new self-assembling nanoparticle that targets tumours, to help doctors diagnose cancer earlier.

The new nanoparticle, developed by researchers at Imperial College London, boosts the effectiveness of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanning by specifically seeking out receptors that are found in cancerous cells. 563 more words



Secret Garden – http://bit.ly/U5b0g9

A truly touching story out of Texas, this will pull at the heartstrings of all pet owners. http://huff.to/WdhtaS

R.I.P. Dukey


Rubbing My Thumb on Blue

This is my thumb as soon as I unwrap it. Rubbing it on Blue just feels nice because he is a fuzzy little seal-dog. This doesn’t qualify as thumb-


Rubbing My Thumb on Things

Just over a month ago I had surgery to remove a benign bone tumour from my right (dominant) hand.

I’ll lay down a bit of context/backstory here. 1,083 more words