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clbattle

Alexandria, Virginia
I work as a public relations exectutive in Washington, DC, and live in Alexandria, VA, with my wife, Dena, and two little girls -- Katie and Josie. I am fighting Stage IV Renal Cell Carcinoma, better known as kidney cancer, and am particularly interested in the movement known as patient advocacy. This is particularly true after discovering that few doctors, including oncologists, are intimately familiar with kidney cancer (a relatively rare form of cancer) and its treatments. A lack of... Full Bio
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Immunotherapy Trial for Melanoma and Kidney Cancer patients: IL-15 compared to IL-2 by clbattle Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Crossposted from the Kidney Cancer Chronicles.  Building 10 is the heart of the National Institutes of Health – the Old Main of this little research university where the ... Read on »
Clowns, cancer and psychoneuroimmunology by clbattle Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Speaking of clowns. During the last day or so of my treatment last week, when things started getting a little blurry and the walls began offering visions of baby snow monkey ... Read on »