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The Importance of Watchful Waiting for Ear Infections

No parent likes it when their child is sick but with back to school and flu season approaching, it is inevitable. As parents our inclination is to do whatever we can to make our children feel better as fast as possible. 276 more words

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Month 56 - Watchful Waiting Increases

I was struggling with a topic for this month’s post.  You read in my 54-month update that things are going well for me, and I hate sounding like a broken record month after month.   313 more words

Prostate Cancer

Expectant management is really "coming of age" in the USA

An excellent new review article in CA: A Cancer Journal of Clinicians, along with a research letter just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association… 564 more words


Pride and Progression

I feel compelled to tell you that I had a draft post ready to go entitled “Year Two of my Ketogenic Life”. One of the most popular posts here at Greymadder remains the… 364 more words

Brain Tumours

Slow but increasing uptake of observation in initial management of low-risk patients

A new article by Maurice et al. in the Canadian Urological Association Journal provides detailed information about the use of initial observation as a management strategy for low-risk prostate cancer between 2004 and 2011. 559 more words


The great debate - systemic treatment for stage 3 melanoma

I now had a very big decision weighing on my shoulders.  I was not qualified for any trial that I knew of, so I was now responsible to choose my next steps in therapy. 480 more words