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Breast_Biopsy, My cowden journey 

I wish I was writing about something exciting and new for today’s blog post. Few weeks back I had an ultrasound done to check on a lump I found on my right breast. 283 more words


The newly available, urine-based ExoDx Prostate(IntelliScore) test

Back in April this year we reported on the publication of an article in JAMA Oncology that gave information about the development of a new test for risk of clinically significant prostate cancer — a test that could be conducted using a simple urine sample. 684 more words



Waiting is the worst. I have little patience. However, I tend to follow the rules, do what I’m told so I waited the required 7 to 10 days. 664 more words


It appears, at least to the magnetic resonance imager, that I have a little more cancer in September than I did in August. So, I had a triple biopsy last week and they postponed my surgery until we have a better idea about how much to take out. 488 more words

My Story As Told By Treatments

"And before I knew it, my cervix fell out": Introducing The Vaginalogue

Written by Kate Menear.

And before I knew it, my cervix fell out…

Well, not exactly. But, not not exactly either. But ‘ectropian cervix’ doesn’t have quite the same ring to it, nor is it at all clickbaity enough for this kind of blog. 1,056 more words


Gwen Goes To Boston

Remember in my last post when I mentioned the ROS-1 specialist in Boston, Dr. Shaw? Well, Gwen got herself an appointment with her and went up to Boston. 410 more words

Prostate Diagnosis

In my previous article, I provided some of the details of my prostate cancer diagnosis in 2015.  In this article I talk about what has transpired in the first year since that diagnosis. 841 more words