Category Archives: Cancer

Keeping Abreast of the Situation

You have no idea. I don’t even remember what I was going to post today; I think I was going to figure it out later. It doesn’t matter. I got The Call today, the one about my mammogram. The radiologist … Continue reading

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In Jeopardy

By now, you’ve heard: Alex Trebek has pancreatic cancer. I’m not taking the news well; this is a similar diagnosis that my friend, Puffy, received. Puffy hadn’t been feeling well, so he went to a doctor to see what might … Continue reading

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Here is Some Good News

Good News for Women With Breast Cancer: Many Don’t Need Chemo. From the article: The study found that gene tests on tumor samples were able to identify women who could safely skip chemotherapy and take only a drug that blocks … Continue reading

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Testy

Sometimes, I wonder just how long I’ll be able to hold my tongue. Prime and I spent some time with the mother-in-law; it was decent enough until the subject of cancer was raised. According to my mother-in-law, there will never … Continue reading

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The Uncertain Journey

This is one of those things I don’t like to think about, but here it is: from PZ Meyers I’d feel schadenfreude, except that it’s such a damn sad waste. The gist of the article? Those that try and treat … Continue reading

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Minding the Gap

Last night, I called my mother, so I could work on getting a copy of my birth certificate. Now, I did have one of my own but due to circumstances beyond my control, I lost it. Yes, it irritated the … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Sign Up for This

“So which one of you is going to try and kill me?” As I say that, I force a laugh; it’s a joke but a twisted one. Every time I look at my chest, I wonder which breast will decide … Continue reading

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