3-D imaging for early detection of melanoma

A new technique called 3D total body photography, creates a three dimensional avatar of a patient to help better detect melanoma— the most serious form of skin cancer. 14 more words



Tina, McKenna, Braedon, and myself left for New York City on July 7th. Tina (the ultimate travel planner!) had made all the arrangements for our flights and hotel. 835 more words

Fighting the Fight

I came out to the city to donate blood at Memorial Sloan Kettering. A direct donation. No running no yoga no meditation. This is more important at the moment. 378 more words

Blood Donation

Well, that was cool.

Yesterday, we took a day trip into NYC to visit the Memorial Sloan Kettering cancer research center for what was actually a phenomenally interesting tour. It started with a bunch of presentations by various program heads about their particular research, including recent/ongoing projects as well as historical accomplishments. 1,157 more words

Living Life

Memorial Sloan Kettering doctor addresses radiation concerns

Over the past few decades, there’s been a dramatic increase in the use of tests that use radiation to take images of the body. This has some people asking questions regarding overuse from doctors on these types of exams and exposing patients to unneeded radiation. 52 more words


More recovery and appointments

So a week goes by and we met with the oncologist here in Syracuse. She was so super nice and caring and went over their typical protocol for patients with colon cancer. 1,027 more words


It's All about Choices

“It’s all about choices.” That’s a phrase that a dear friend and I use at least once a week. Indeed, each of us is the sum of the choices we have made throughout our life — each decision leading us down a path that we are customizing just for us. 579 more words