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Once Upon A Time...

Nan broke down today after a tiff between she and I; she told me that last week when she saw her oncologist he used the big “T” word again, terminal. 323 more words

Be Brave


These are words I find I repeat every winter, all winter, and have for decades.

When the cold, the snow and icy roads become too much for me my family hears me groan those words. 544 more words


I know that everyone has been thinking it, but until last night it didn’t really hit me. My grandmother’s cancer is terminal. Finally, a doctor used the BIG “T” word, terminal. 51 more words

Be Brave

Reflections on a Special Kind of Friendship

For Addie who taught me grace, Maureen who embodied tenacity, Jan who pushed the boundaries of life and Aunt Faith and Aunt Gayle who lived valiantly and were gone too soon.  662 more words

Why Such an Amazing Outcome?

Recently my friend Cynthia wrote that in a consultation with University of Colorado’s lung cancer guru Ross Camidge, MD, she was informed that the 5 year survivorship rate for stage 4 lung cancer is now 2%. 786 more words

An Unusual Mimicker of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Report:::

We present a case of a 47 year-old African American female with 15 pack-years of tobacco use and heavy alcohol use who presented with arthritis and was found to have a positive antinuclear antibodies (ANA), anti double stranded DNA antibodies (anti-dsDNA), and anti-Sjogren’s syndrome-related antigen A and antigen B (anti-SSA and anti-SSB). 43 more words

[Pathology Infographic]- A Slow growing malignant tumour- Aggressive Digital Papillary Adenocarcinoma

Aggressive digital papillary adenocarcinoma is a slow growing, painless malignant sweat gland tumour. It is a rare life-threatening malignant tumour  and the diagnosis is easily missed or delayed. 135 more words