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Welcome to the jungle

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: October 30, 2015
I sit in the waiting room at a Vietnamese government hospital that I arbitrarily picked from a list of hospitals closest to my job. 2,851 more words

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Kelly Marie Taylor reblogged this on @KMTWANDERLUST and commented:

My friend wrote a thing. She was living abroad, ready to teach as a Fulbright grantee in Malaysia and navigate this new part of her life until one day she received news that changed the course entirely: Hodgkin's Lymphoma. For anyone who’s ever been told the word “cancer” from the mouth of a doctor -- or have loved another person challenged with facing this disease -- I hope you can read this and find some relatable comfort from her positive and very truthful and raw and beautiful perspective.

Welcome to the jungle

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: October 30, 2015
I sit in the waiting room at a Vietnamese government hospital that I arbitrarily picked from a list of hospitals closest to my job. 2,851 more words

Writing

Unmasking a Killer: How Immunotherapy Helps Your Body Find Cancer and Destroy It

One of the difficulties in treating all cancers is the inability of a person’s immune system to target cancer cells because of the cancer cells ability to avoid detection. 153 more words

Laboratory Research

"My Oncologist is My Homeboy"

This post is a very imperfect tribute to an amazing person. I can’t quite get the words out as eloquently as I would like to, and I am afraid I never will.  1,362 more words

Health

Jalapeño pie

One of the many reasons I fought cancer twice now is for silly moments such as this: Jalapeño Pie.

Yes ladies and germs, homemade goodness cooked right in my oven is enough to get me excited. 187 more words

Cancer

The Commuters Release Video For You'll Stay Right Here

Indie rocker group, The Commuters, have premiered their new video, “You’ll Stay Right Here.” The song originally comes from the bands debut album Rescue, and has now been remastered and will be rereleased on their upcoming EP, set to be released Spring of this year. 48 more words

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