Week #123: Cancer Prevention, Part 3 … It’s a Global Effort

Part 3 of 3: National Cancer Prevention Month 2020 Hey, I’m thankful for this leap day of February to squeeze in the last of my 3 posts about Cancer Prevention and Awareness. My cancer case has been a challenging one, no doubt. I’m about 2.5 years into my journey of wrestling Stage IV cancer. I’veContinue reading “Week #123: Cancer Prevention, Part 3 … It’s a Global Effort”

Week #122: February is National Cancer Prevention Month – Ever Heard About Precision Radiation?

Part 2 of 3: National Cancer Prevention Month 2020 For about the past 100 years we’ve had three major types of cancer treatment tools: cutting, burning, and poison … a.k.a. surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. To date, now 122 weeks into my cancer journey, we’ve used all three to beat my colorectal cancer into a well-controlledContinue reading “Week #122: February is National Cancer Prevention Month – Ever Heard About Precision Radiation?”

Week #121: What Does a Long Cancer Journey Look Like? Well, It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint

This week I’m reminded of what my oncologist, Dr. Thomas Marsland, said to me at one of our very first consultation sessions back in November 2017: “You might think of your cancer like a chronic illness. It’s very possible, with today’s technology and treatment advances, that you’ll live for years while undergoing treatment of oneContinue reading “Week #121: What Does a Long Cancer Journey Look Like? Well, It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint”

Week #120: February is National Cancer Prevention Month – Let’s Talk About My Liver

Part 1 of 3: National Cancer Prevention Month 2020 There are number of things that have helped me stay really positive on my cancer journey. I’ve spoken a lot in past updates about the incredible power of family, friends, faith, and hope. (They are no doubt my special superpower.) In this post, in the spiritContinue reading “Week #120: February is National Cancer Prevention Month – Let’s Talk About My Liver”

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