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White as Snow

After 15 years of dyeing my hair and desperately wanting it to be drastically lighter than my God-given dark brown, borderline-black, natural hair color, the universe finally answered my wish. 838 more words

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11/9/16 Resident Morning Report - Hemarthrosis, Acquired Factor VIII Inhibitor

CC: 2 days of L knee pain and swelling

ID: 58 yo homeless male with alcohol abuse and seizure disorder presents with 2 days of L knee pain and swelling.   234 more words

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Lady Luck

“Bright light city gonna set my soul/Gonna set my soul on fire.” – Elvis Presley, “Viva Las Vegas”

I’ll let you in on a little secret. 1,142 more words

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Ipsen's and Exelixis' Cabozantinib lowers disease progression and death rate by 31%

Ipsen and its partner Exelixis today announced detailed results from the CABOSUN randomized phase 2 trial of cabozantinib in patients with previously untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with intermediate- or poor-risk disease per the International Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Database Consortium (IMDC). 692 more words


The Jackpot

Please tell me I’m not the only one who can see the wonderful humor in my oncologist using gambling terminology when speaking to his patient who has spent the past few years working for casinos. 728 more words

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Monkey On Display

When I was hospitalized after my nephrectomy, I joked I felt like a monkey on display in the circus. Especially when I was in ICU, which was very comfortable for the record as far as these things go, my room “door” was sliding glass doors, so I could see when the doctors and residents were congregating outside my room, discussing my case. 635 more words

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No Guarantees

When I was 19, during the summer between my freshman and sophomore years of college, I took a day trip to New Orleans with a group of friends from high school. 818 more words

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