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I'm still here

Happy New Year, welcome 2017.

I was reminded (again) of this, my blog, when during the final weeks of 2016 a poster of Betty White made the rounds on Facebook stating  “I’m still here!  1,301 more words


Christmas Post.

We hope you and yours had a Merry Christmas.

Ours was a wonderful Christmas. Indeed, what I think was my best Christmas in quite a few years. 1,558 more words


That Christmas Black Rain Cloud.

“There is a little black rain cloud,
Hovering over my Christmas tree.
There is a little black rain cloud
paying too much attention to little me.” 854 more words

The Meaning of Christmas Cake.

Last night, I was making my Christmas Cake.

In case you’re not familiar with what we Australians know as “Christmas Cake”, it’s a boiled fruit cake crammed with sultanas, currants, raisins and prunes soaked and boiled in sherry. 972 more words


Part 2: What did you get out a failed, RM150,000 treatment?

We felt sorry for SF, her hope crushed. After 12 cycles of chemo and spending RM 150,000, she was told the tumors had shrunk and she was cured! 1,059 more words


Top News: #Melanoma

Here are the top read news for #Melanoma:

Alcohol consumption linked to higher risk of melanoma:

Bottom Line: Alcohol intake was associated with higher rates of invasive melanoma among white men and women. 388 more words

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Top News: #BreastCancer

Here are the top read news for #BreastCancer:

Drug combination therapy for estrogen-receptor–positive breast cancer passes critical step for worldwide approval:

Building on earlier clinical trials, UCLA researchers have confirmed that the “breakthrough” drug palbociclib when used in combination with the traditional hormonal therapy letrozole delays progression of advanced breast cancer significantly and without the harsh side effects seen in some women prescribed letrozole alone: … 347 more words

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