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Can We Talk About Something Less Boring?

Cancer is many things but at this point its plain old boring.

Let me explain.

We are on the fourth go-around with this stuff and the fact is that everything that we are doing now – or will do re #4 – we have already done in one way or another, and all the discussions are about the same old thing just that the paint is a shade different, and all the running around to this scan\test\scope or that radiation\surgery\chemo – the sum mass of the entire mess – is old and, as I said above, boring. 453 more words


Managing Cancer

We are now in the second stage of the epic battle against a real villain: esophageal cancer.

In the first stage – which lasted from 2007 to the previous month – we battled like one of the Marvel Superheros against it and mostly won. 450 more words


Avances que paralizan

“Sobre la tomografía, tenemos que hablar”, nos dijo a Raúl y a mí la doctora Mónica Casalnuovo al entrar a su consultorio. Minutos antes, me habían suministrado la quimioterapia con trastuzumab. 308 more words


Port #3,Colorado and Chemo. April 6, 2016

April 6, 2016

Hi Everyone,

It’s been a few weeks so thought I’d fill you in on what’s been going on. Many of you have written inquiring about my health and how I’m doing but it’s hard to do things with the kids, teach, rest, homeschool, go to appointments, and stop and get prescriptions as well as deal with the normal every day issues that come up in life like a broken sink, toilet overflowing, a kid waking up with a swollen eye from poison ivy right before he heads off for a week of leadership training and learning about the state legislative process. 1,831 more words

Triple Positive Breast Cancer

The Dreaded Word: Metastasis. March 15, 2016

March 15, 2016

Hi friends, I wanted to let you know that I was informed last week that my breast cancer metastasized to the lymph node in my armpit. 953 more words

Triple Positive Breast Cancer

Researchers Reveal a Key Mechanism for Cancer Metastasis

Cancer metastasis, the migration of cells from a primary tumor to form distant tumors in the body, can be triggered by a chronic leakage of DNA within tumor cells, according to a team led by Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center researchers. 860 more words

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