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In An Instance

via Daily Prompt: Complication

Word to the Wise

Words, whether written, read, heard, or said, are powerful.  The power brings emotion; joy, sorrow, concern, abandon, love, hate are a few of the plethora of feeling that comes from the word.  505 more words


Study Shows Targeted Biopsy for Prostate Cancer More Effective

Researchers at University of Cincinnati have found that MRI fusion biopsy—coupling MRI and ultrasound to visualize suspicious lesions in the prostate gland and targeting the biopsy to that particular area—outperformed standard prostate biopsy in patients with a prior negative prostate biopsy. 622 more words

News And Articles

MRI-guided biopsy in the diagnosis of prostate cancer (again)

The results of the so-called PRECISION trial were just published in the New England Journal of Medicine this morning.

The PRECISION trial was a randomized, multi-center trial conducted in previously undiagnosed men thought to be at risk for prostate cancer and it was designed to compare the outcomes of a standard, 10- to 12-core, transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy in men who did… 966 more words


Poppy campaign supports 3D mammography unit at Lindsay hospital

A local poppy campaign raised $20,000 for a new 3D mammography unit at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay.

On Tuesday, members of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 67 in Lindsay presented the cheque to the Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation. 174 more words


Needle Fear - not just for kids but also their parents!

Just arrived from a week of confinement in the hospital. My son Philnand needs to undergo a biopsy to confirm if he has Hirschsprung’s disease! As a mother of two kids who experienced going to the hospital of a similar procedure, the fear of the needle hasn’t changed. 725 more words

A Reoccurring Nightmare

At the beginning of March 2018 I started to feel very fatigued. I felt even more fatigue then I felt in the days after chemo. I really just thought this was just my body telling me to take it easy and allow myself to rest and gain my strength back after all it went through in the last few months. 535 more words


This post is so important for so many reasons. It’s main purpose is to tell people to always LISTEN TO YOUR BODY. I have never been a big complainer when it comes to pain and being sick. 474 more words