Tag: Cancer

Happy Valentines Day! You Have Cancer!

Happy Valentines Day! You Have Cancer!
February 14, 2015. Valentine’s Day. Romance. Chocolate. Roses. Cancer? One of these doesn’t belong and yet that was what my V-Day was like exactly one year ago. Twelve months ago to this day, I was in Los Angeles on vacation. It was a Saturday morning and I was just drying off after a shower when... Read more »

Better safe than sorry

Better safe than sorry
Pacific Ocean. Santa Monica, California. Today is February 4th and I was suppose to be there two days ago. Shit happens….MELANOMA People who live in cold weather cities like to get away during the winter. That would be me. I was planning on getting away for a couple of weeks. Warm up…get a little sun…see... Read more »

The week in Cancer

David Bowie
The numbers are set for 2016. The American Cancer Society estimates 1,685,210 new cases of Cancer will be diagnosed this year. Almost 600,000 are expected to die of Cancer. WOW! Let’s do the math…Every day this year 4,604 people will walk into their doctor’s office and walk out with a diagnosed case of Cancer! Shocking... Read more »
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Only The Good Die Young

Only The Good Die Young
Cancer can take away all my physical abilities. It can not take away my heart and it can not take away my soul. Jim Valvano-Espy speech 1993 FUCK CANCER! I say it a lot. It took only three days into 2016 before those horrid words came from my mouth once again. My Facebook friend Suzanne... Read more »

Fuck Cancer

Fuck Cancer
FUCK CANCER! Feels good to say it, doesn’t it? Do it again and loud so everyone can hear! FUCK CANCER! If your life has been affected by Cancer, raise your hand. Okay…every single one of us can put our hands down. Cancer has touched us all. Close to a year ago I was at an... Read more »

Too Bad We Didn't Know About Melanoma When We Were Sixteen

Too Bad We Didn't Know About Melanoma When We Were Sixteen
Sunday is the first day of Summer. We look forward to Summer. Warm weather. The beach. Baseball. Concerts. Outside Activities. THE SUN!!!!! My friend Janice posted this video about a week ago. It’s aimed towards teenagers but it’s great advice for everyone. In case you blew off the video, here’s some advice from someone who... Read more »
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Am I Really A Cancer Survivor?

Am I Really A Cancer Survivor?
If you’ve read my blog in the last couple of months you know I had surgery for Melanoma. The mole was found in February and removed in April. I’m still a little sore from the procedure but everything is fine. Since then there have been a few occasions where I’ve been referred to as a... Read more »

Is The Herpes Virus A Cure For Melanoma

Is The Herpes Virus A Cure For Melanoma
There’s exciting news from a Cancer research institute in Utah. They’re making important strides in curing Melanoma. The article that’s linked explains it better than I can but the gist of the story is that you can inject herpes virus directly into Cancer cells and kill them without attacking healthy cells. AMAZING STUFF!!! If you’ve... Read more »

A Look at 2013

This is my last Blog for 2013…please hold your applause. It started as a way to talk about the effects of Parkinson’s Disease and while that’s still the main focus, like every ChicagoNow Blogger, I can write about whatever I like, at any time. Freedom of the Press, baby!! Power to the people! So for... Read more »
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My Doctor's Dog Ate His Homework

I paid a visit to my Pulmonary doctor on Friday. The purpose was to go over some test results from a month ago. Let’s review what happened in the past that led up to Friday. While looking for a kidney stone, a scan showed a small nodule in my left lung. We were told to... Read more »
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