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Painful days and sleepless nights...

This marks the 6 week point in Shannon’s current chemo treatment. I can affirmatively say that I HATE chemo, and I am pretty sure Shannon does too! 1,321 more words

First Meeting with Dr Urologist1

Let me say that I don’t have great notes on this meeting from summer 2017 and as I write this post I am at least four months out from that meeting and as I post it over 6 months out.  840 more words

My Story

Now Available: Kappa Light Chain Antibody

Last week we validated the monoclonal Santa Cruz -59265 antibody for human tissue.  This was performed using 4 cancer tissues; renal cell carcinoma, lung adenocarcinoma, B-cell lymphoma and breast carcinoma. 22 more words

Histology Service

Why Do The Research?

Someone might ask why I bother doing the research into medical journals and textbooks.  Why am I reading esoteric articles on denervation, atrophy, innervation, skeletal muscles, nephrectomy, etc?  346 more words


Giving Thanks, Day 4: October 21, 2017

Adapted from this post: http://www.maryo.co/giving-thanks-day-4-october-21-2017/

I am so thankful for all my doctors but today I am thankful for Dr. Amir Al-Juburi who saved my life by removing my kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma). 227 more words

Heart Attack

Targeted drug shows promise in rare advanced kidney cancer

Some patients with a form of advanced kidney cancer that carries a poor prognosis benefited from an experimental drug targeted to an abnormal genetic pathway causing cancerous growth, according to research led by a Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientist. 364 more words

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Adventures with Human Growth Hormone

I’ve been dealing with Cushing’s since 1983.  The after effects of pituitary surgery since 1987, kidney cancer since 2006.  It’s time I felt better, already! 2,618 more words

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