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Walking into Spring

The saying “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb” was certainly true this weekend, when Caralyn and I met for another training weekend. 374 more words


It Is What It Is (Part 1)

What some of you may not know is that my preferred name for this whole blog site – is blog singular or a summation of the collective, by the way? 3,296 more words

Personal Experience


I was dreading radiotherapy so much mainly due to seeing pics on instagram of bright red skin. Luckily for me I was reassured by three lovely ladies I have made friends with on the Facebook forum. 252 more words

Breast Cancer

No need to endure 38 to 44 treatments with IMRT anymore

There have been several hypofractionation trials maturing in the last couple of years. With minor exceptions, they all tell the same story: external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) can be completed in less time without loss of efficacy or increase in toxicity. 404 more words


Advanced proton therapy shows promise in recurrent lung cancer

An advanced type of radiotherapy has shown promise in the treatment of recurrent lung cancer. 

In a study by researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center… 332 more words


Returning to normal...well almost!

It has been a while since my last entry as the last few months have been a time of gradual change, and not that exciting to read about! 1,165 more words

Breast Cancer

My blog is magic

Every time I get fed up with waiting and express it here my phone seems to ring. Well, in this case it rang about 20 minutes after hitting “publish” on the last blog. 203 more words