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25. My Afterlife

One of my very smartest students once said to me, “All dog books end the same.”  I’ll never forget that statement because whether true or not (I haven’t read all dog books), it is nevertheless undoubtedly true because that’s part of the dog contract, unfortunately.  1,968 more words

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24. TMI

For the few of you who don’t already know, TMI is not an acronym for yet another chemotherapy brew or blood test.  It’s the acronym for “too much information,” of which many will feel, rather strongly, this essay contains far too much.  1,877 more words

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23. Existential Dread?

These are the sweet days, the two weeks preceding the next treatment or, alternatively, the third and fourth weeks after the last treatment.  I think it’s pretty much official that the side effects of the chemo are getting worse and lasting longer.  1,635 more words

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New Clinical Trial: Phase 2 Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Idelalisib in Combination with Rituximab in Patients with Previously Untreated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia with 17p Deletion

The Weill Cornell Lymphoma Program has recently opened a new clinical trial for men and women with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The study sponsor is Gilead Sciences, Inc., and the principal investigator at Weill Cornell is  239 more words

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Dr. Richard Furman Discusses Treatment Options for Patients with CLL in Panel Discussion

Recently, Dr. Richard Furman participated in an OncLive hosted, multi-part panel discussion on currently available treatment options for patients with CLL. The first episode of the panel discussion is embedded below. 38 more words

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22. This is Not What I Had Planned

I read Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture today. It reads in part, especially some of the shorter chapters towards the end, as if it were written in a hurry. 1,353 more words

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Finally, Some Answers About CLL

The Web Search is ON

As I said in an earlier post, I’m going to try to find some answers in my battle with CLL and see if I can’t work at gaining more stamina in spite of this illness. 530 more words