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External and Internal Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer

Based in Bayonne, New Jersey, Dr. Devarajan Iyengar is the president of Hudson Hematology Oncology Associates. The chairman of Bayonne Medical Center’s department of oncology, Dr. 209 more words

Devarajan Iyengar

overwhelmed ...

… is the perfect word to sum up the past two weeks!!

There just seems to have been so much to deal with …

“scanxiety”;  new evidence of disease; a fractured rib and the news that my right hip and femur could be at risk of doing the same; a stay in hospital;  a completely new chemotherapy regime; radiotherapy;  immobility; enough controlled medication to start a small business and the frustration of having the approval of a very expensive (AED 35k) genomic profiling test, which will indicate which drugs will be most effective in treating my cancer, declined by my health insurance … 149 more words

Living With Breast Cancer

Individually Optimized Contrast-Enhanced 4D-CT for Radiotherapy Simulation in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

2016 ASTRO annual meeting
This poster has been selected for the ARRO poster walk (6 out of 250 physics posters).


A little boost for the final countdown

Hi pop-pickers, it’s another magnificent top ten…well, it would be, only I can’t get past one song rolling round and round and round and round: 719 more words


May 17th 2016-The Dynamics of Restoration

17/05/16-University cafe, lunchtime: I have a longer day out than usual today. I’ve managed to sandwich a meeting with my university Student Support Officer somewhere in between the emotional roller-coaster of this morning’s radiotherapy and a one off charitable session this afternoon that I’m booked on called ‘Look Good, Feel Better’ otherwise known as ‘Hair and Beauty for the Chemically Bloated and Follicly Challenged’. 892 more words

Breast Cancer

What happens in pancreatic cancer, exactly?

What is it?

Pancreatic cancer is a type of cancer that affects the pancreas. The pancreas is a glandular organ near the stomach. Before nutrients can be absorbed from our food our body has to break them down. 725 more words

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Okay. In my last blog post I promised that I would tell you all honestly what life after cancer is really like. Sooooo, this is a… 650 more words

Barbie Butt