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The World’s Longest (and Most Overdue) Blog Entry by Rebecca .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 17 Jan 2010 8:24pm 2 Comments In my last entry to this blog, I promised myself and my readers that I would be showing up here in Chronic Town more regularly. I’ve certainly stretched the limits of what “regularly” means, haven’t I? If it counts for anything, though, I have thought about finishing and posting this essay I started back in 2009 nearly every day. Par ... Read on »
You Never Know What Will Hit You When You Least Expect It by RCC-Fighter Patient Expert Posted Sat 16 Jan 2010 12:00am So, Thursday we were preparing for a drive to Glenda's mother's so Glenda could visit for the weekend. I was also going to make a stop at the City of Hope to pick up the CD of the last two scans to take to the surgeon on Monday. Just to show you how unpredictable life can be and how one little surprise can shock you out of complacency, we ... Read on »
Big week next week! by thepinkribbonshop Posted Wed 07 Apr 2010 12:00am It's been a long 3 months waiting for my next round of tests/scans! Next week, I will spend 3 days at MD Anderson. Monday, I'll have my femur issues re-evaluated with a repeat MRI and plain x-ray, then I'll see my orthopedist to get the results and his recommendations for me and my activity level. Tuesday, I'll have my usual slew of tests: b ... Read on »
Canine and Feline Lymphoma - Similar But Not Identical Diseases by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Tue 07 Aug 2012 7:00am Lymphoma is one of the most common types of cancer that I diagnose in cats and dogs. We’ve talked before about a potential breakthrough in the treatment of this disease in dogs, but haven’t really touched upon the nuts and bolts of the disease and its treatment in either species. Let me set that right today.   Lymphoma (or lymphosarcoma, a ... Read on »
Fundraising Milestone and Great News! by thepinkribbonshop Posted Tue 13 Aug 2013 12:00am Well, first things first ... Scans showed mostly "stable" findings.  There was slight increase in size of 2 nodules in the lung, but the increase was only about 2mm, which was considered insignificant.  All of the bone metastases, widespread though they are, appear to be just hanging out -- not going away, but not getting any worse/larger either ... Read on »
Swollen Lymph Nodes by Tom Plamondon Posted Wed 03 Feb 2010 12:00am When swollen lymph nodes in the neck, above the clavicles (collarbone) or in the axilla (armpit) occur there are a few immediate questions we need to answer. Is there infection occurring in the body? Could lymphoma (a cancer that begins in the immune system lymphocytes) be present or developing? Is there cancer spreading from oth ... Read on »
Pancreatic cancer: Can it be cured? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 28 Mar 2012 10:13am This article overviews the symptoms and latest treatments for pancreaticRelating to the pancreas. cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. and d ... Read on »
Fellow Fighter Joni by megse5 Patient Expert Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 12:34am Joni was strong enough to share her story with me for submission to our GTB Fights Cancer blog. When I read her story it reminded me so much of my journey. I felt so alone during my battle. Reading that someone else shares some of my experiences makes me feel sad on one hand and comforted on the other. WE ARE NOT ALONE! So many woman fight this ... Read on »
Esophageal Cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Over half of the esophageal cancers appear in the upper two-thirds of the esophagus – in the cells lining the esophageal tube and about 40 percent develop in the lower third – in the glands. (Only one or two percent are rare tumors.) Generally, the cancer starts out as carcinoma of the esophagus on the surface, and then invades the surrou ... Read on »
Afinitor Chronicles, Ch. 2, Cont. by RCC-Fighter Patient Expert Posted Fri 07 May 2010 12:00am It is Friday night. The end of week three getting acquainted with the Big A and is it a tumultous honeymoon. In an earlier post I commented that the SE's were slow incoming. That did not sit well with Glenda and me as we wanted to see something going on. Something to indicate things were happening inside this old body of mine and maybe, just ... Read on »