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one in my ancestors’ tongue.



un ans.

one year.

i did it. i made it.

AYA Cancer

Cancer is Hell

My one year mark is approaching very quickly. Next week, as a matter of fact. I’ve been all over the place emotionally. I’m grateful, of course. 452 more words

AYA Cancer

Day 20: Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2017

So, the dwarves above have only seven of the many, many symptoms of Cushing’s.  I had those above – and I often felt like I looked like one of those little bearded dwarves. 258 more words

Cushing's Awareness Challenge 2017

Day 2: Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2017

Sleep.  Naps.  Fatigue, Exhaustion.  I still have them all.  I wrote on my bio in 1987 after my pituitary surgery “I am still and always tired and need a nap most days. 454 more words

Cushing's Awareness Challenge 2017

Life... Too Real

Well, it certainly has been a long time since I’ve posted anything. So much has happened. I thought it had been longer than I thought, I believe my last post was September 2016. 2,163 more words

Exelixis and Takeda strike Japanese R&D deal for cancer therapy cabozantinib

San Francisco-based drug discovery company Exelixis is to collaborate with Japanese pharma giant Takeda in the development of Exelixis’ lead cancer candidate cabozantinib. 

Cabozantinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor for both c-Met and VEGFR2 molecules, both of which have been shown to have key roles in tumour growth, metastasis, and angiogenesis (the formation of new blood vessels). 329 more words


Disrupting cancer cell communication could prevent tumour growth

Silencing communication pathways between cancer cells could help prevent tumour growth, according to new findings.

The study, carried out by researchers at the Barts Cancer Institute, found that by blocking a molecule called CCR4 – a protein known to be over-expressed in several types of cancer – led to a reduction in tumour growth. 116 more words