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Tour at OHSU – Dr Sandler Interview

The final piece in my OHSU tour last week was a sit down with Dr Sandler (Dr S).  It confirmed, once again, he is the perfect oncologist for me at this point in my life. I really enjoyed how he … Continue reading

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Goofy Video on Targeted Therapies

I found this video poking around the Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium website this AM. (The map on the home page is a little out of date.  My cancer center OHSU is a recent member of the consortium.) The video below … Continue reading

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It wasn’t me… It was the one armed man!

I’ve not hesitated about pointing out the silly things people have said around me and how it hurst my feelings.  In this emotional post almost a year ago, from my Lotsa Helping Hands site, I rambled about it. Well, yesterday … Continue reading

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“Not a whole hell of a lot!”

Last Friday was my 12-week scan day, not by choice.  I had my scan on Friday and results appointment with Dr. S on Monday.  Waiting a weekend for results can be hell. Getting CT scans are no big deal for … Continue reading

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Results Update 2/17

Today I had an apt with Dr L to go over my last friday pet/ct scan. I’d like to remind you that pet/ct scans show hyperactivity. Hyperactivity is usually cancer but not always. This is why I’ve always had a … Continue reading

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The Resuls are In!

My pet scan showed no change from the Nov 2011 scan.  This is fair news considering my options were grew, no change, or shrunk.

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My Mind

Today I thought about dying about a hundred times.  It sounds like a lot but I’m sure I’ve thought about it more than that on a truly bad day.  I’m not going to rate today as bad but I am … Continue reading

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Friday at 8:00 am

My next PET scan is tomorrow Feb 10th at 8:00 am.  Please send good thoughts my way! Once I get the results I will post them here. Like Kelly said, “Think Shrinkage!”  🙂

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Winter has Arrived

Winter is finally here in Portland.  We’ve had wet weather for a week straight with no signs of it stopping.  It’s a great time to find a book to read.  The other day I ordered a handful of books by … Continue reading

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Another Week Passes

Today is a good day. A few days ago I decided that I am going to be happy despite the gloomy situation I find myself in. I know I’m not going to be happy all the time and I can … Continue reading

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