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On cancer as a 'fight'

Yesterday former US President Barack Obama tweeted his support of Senator John McCain who has just been diagnosed with brain cancer. He was praised, correctly in my view, for his sentiments and support of a colleague from across the political divide. 87 more words


Foodie Friday: The Nutritional Egg

Eggs are a powerhouse of nutrition in a handy little round package. These little guys are packed with many nutrients – they’re an excellent source of choline and selenium, and a good source of high-quality protein, vitamin D, vitamin B12, phosphorous and riboflavin. 786 more words


Under the Knife - Part 2

I last wrote yesterday morning, just a couple of hours before heading to hospital for a lumpectomy and complete removal of the lymph nodes in my right arm. 420 more words

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New Primary Children's and Families' Cancer Research Centre Opened at Huntsman Cancer Institute

A new world-class facility dedicated to advancing research in cancer, the Primary Children’s and Families’ Cancer Research Center, officially opened at the Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah last month. 543 more words


Under the Knife - Part 1

6 months and 6 days since diagnosis and today, what remains of my breast cancer is finally being cut away. The cancer had spread to my lymph nodes before I caught it (aggressive little sh*t) so the plan from day 1 was to remove all the nodes from my right arm and remove tissue from my breast as if chemo had done nothing at all. 319 more words

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New Method Means Stem Cell Transplantation is Reaching More Populations

Stem cell transplantation has drastically evolved, not only moving into different types of haematologic malignancies, but also into patient populations of different ethnicities, according to associate director of the Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Tsiporah B. 447 more words