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Diana's Story: A Uterine Cancer Scare with a Personal Twist

A friend who attended  The Patient Path’s uterine cancer talk in January 2017 was inspired to consult a gynecologist, something she hadn’t done in five years,  about a mysterious abdominal pain.  2,132 more words

Vaginal Radiation (Brachytherapy)

Missed adenomas with behind-folds visualizing colonoscopy technologies

Post written by Eelco C. Brand from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

The efficacy of screening and surveillance colonoscopy is reduced by the occurrence of interval-/post-colonoscopy colorectal cancer. 601 more words

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

The Trials and Tribulations of a Colonoscopy

Ever wondered what having a Colonoscopy is like?
Of course you haven’t! The only thoughts you’ve probably had about the procedure is that it’s quite degrading and you hope you never have to have one. 3,797 more words


First Hospital Visit (as a patient)

Fair warning in advance, the following talks about colonoscopies and things of that nature so if that makes you uncomfortable or grossed out, feel free to not read this post. 1,297 more words

Life Updates

I'm scared.

Of my upcoming colonoscopy.

Not of the procedure, although I know prep isn’t going to be pleasant, but of the possibility that I might have cancer.   312 more words


A not so good day

It’s been a while since I have posted. Mainly I just have been keeping to myself and have been trying to revive hobbies and interests and other stuff. 117 more words


It's not going to come that fast...

Thought I’d post an update.

On July 24th, I had a pelvic MRI. As confirmed, the Endometriosis has intensified and has gotten worse. My ovaries look like they’re in pretty bad shape. 176 more words