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Kathryn (Kathryn), Pituitary Bio

Originally posted February 7, 2008

My name is Kathryn and I am new to the site. I know it sounds silly but I feel a bit shy and embarrased about introducing myself. 140 more words


And Hearts are Brave Again

On 17 March 2017 I was diagnosed with a tumor that is neither malignant nor benign.

That this particular brand of tissue growth tends not to metastasize was welcome news indeed, and you’d better believe I thanked God for it. 1,687 more words


What Now?

“What now?” or “What are the next steps?”  are questions I get a lot from people asking me how I’m doing post-surgery. A lot of people assume that just because I finally have the tumour removed, that I am now okay to go about my life. 477 more words


Kathleen (irishlass), Pituitary Bio

Originally from April 30, 2008

I am 65 yo, single, and live alone.

I have a pituitary adenoma. December 5, 2007 I had a pituitary resection, transphenoidal. 80 more words


What You Should Know About Pituitary Tumors

Ask the Experts

Igor Kravets, MD
Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor Division of Endocrinology,
Diabetes and Metabolism
Stony Brook Medicine Raphael Davis, MD 831 more words

The Master Gland and its Tumors

“When you hear hoof beats think of horses before zebras.”
Adage familiar to most doctors, reminding them that most symptoms come from common problems. Author unknown. 1,032 more words

Cushing's Disease

I have a tumor in my brain, and I’m happy about it

I have a tumor I’m happy about, and we need to repeal the 8th amendment. One evening, I came home from a run, went to take a shower, and noticed what looked for all the world like breast milk on my chest. 779 more words