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WHAT a palaver.

We’re moving up to our daughter’s until July – she’s  a full-time surgeon and has major childcare issues so we said we’d come and help.   425 more words

Thinking About Godstuff

From Biopsy to Bath..

I drifted my way through life over the next couple of weeks, instead of shopping and planning what outfits I would wear in Ibiza for the hen week, I was preparing to have my biopsy. 1,621 more words


Week One

So today is the first day of the cancer therapy merry go round.  I have decided to take time off from work until the end of the year as Im not sure how my body will react with the chemotherapy. 167 more words

Breast Cancer

The wait, the news

Last night we received the news of my mother-in-law’s biopsy. I feel relief that it turned out the way that it did. We have been anxiously waiting for the past two weeks, putting everything on hold.  240 more words


Chemo Teaching & More

Today I had something called “Chemo Teaching.” Basically this means that one of the Nurse Practitioners on staff tells me all of the possible side effects of Chemotherapy, and then explains what is… 401 more words

Liquid biopsies and CTC assays -- the scientific progress continues

A paper in the British Journal of Cancer has offered further validation of the potential roles for liquid biopsies and circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the management of aggressive forms of prostate cancer (and in related clinical trials). 453 more words


One year down and two more to go. April 3, 2015

Last week, on Palm Sunday, I was sitting in church next to one of my friends, a woman who has encouraged me through my entire treatment.   471 more words

Breast Cancer