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Loose the Stigma, Man…

Back from vacation and catching up on some great lung cancer related articles Journalist and cancer survivor Diane Mapes writes for Fred Hutchinson on the lung cancer stigma here… Lung Cancer Blame Game Be sure to click on the image of … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month

Ready for intense?  This poem was brought to my attention by the facilitator of my writing circle.  Thank you Dawn for sharing with the group.  Please be warned that this poem has some swearing.  Did I mention it is also … Continue reading

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Irkiness-er

A handful of days ago I was asked by OHSU to testify at the Oregon State Legislature.  Well, that request morphed into something very different.  I still said I would help them by providing written testimony in favor of a … Continue reading

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Writings about Death

When a person with cancer dies, people write things like,  “Joe lost his long battle with liver cancer”, or “after many years of fighting Suzie finally succumbed to her brain cancer last Saturday, at home, with her family by her … Continue reading

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