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Almost there, one more chemo date to go

I am almost done with the chemo part of my treatment. Almost there! Just one more round ahead of me. One more and I am done, hard to believe! 733 more words


Published on Mar 17, 2017

Nathan Carlisle, two time Grammy Award Winner and Metropolitan Opera Chorus Member, composed and recorded this song for Barbara Portman, who is battling a rare cancer. 12 more words

Barbara Portman

Week in Review: Week 60

The week started off with consults at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for a second opinion on my situation and treatment going forward. I’m finally learning that “consult” doesn’t mean sitting in a civilized wood-paneled office, a desk away from a doctor, tissues at hand (like on TV)…but instead “get undressed and put on this gown and the dr will SEE you in a few minutes.” I’ve learned to wear loose-fitting dresses so I can by-pass the gown (how smart am I?) but I haven’t figured out how to avoid the endless stream of EXAMS. 586 more words

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Integrative Medicine at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Alan Kratenstein is a graduate of the DDS program at New York University who has acquired nearly three decades of experience as a dentist. Currently, Dr. 161 more words

Alan Kratenstein

When chemo kicks your ass, just a little bit

Not every date works out. Sometimes you know when the date will work out and sometimes you know after a date or three that this just isn’t the right partner for you. 961 more words


The Mathematics Of Cancer

Larry Norton sees some of the toughest cases as deputy physician-in-chief for breast cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He has access to the most advanced imaging machines, the best surgeons and numerous new tumor-fighting drugs.

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