Talking about Cancer

Discussions regarding views, treatments, news and thoughts on cancer, its types and effects.

The Wave of Grief

THE WAVE OF GRIEF Am I relieved or shocked; neither. I expected it; there was no time for the normal sequence of grief to occur. Events, rolling in, like waves, rolling in and crashing, one upon another; rising up for a deep breath only to have another rollover and...

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The Wave of Grieve

Am I relieved or shocked; neither. I expected it; there was no time for the normal sequence of grief to occur. Events, rolling in, like waves, rolling in and crashing, one upon another; rising up for a deep breath only to have another rollover and I gasp, wanting it...

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Hey! We are human

I was talking to a doctor a few days ago, and should not have been surprised to hear the cavalier mention of throwing chemo at a patient with no real regard if that was over treating when the prognosis was poor. ‘The tumor was quite large and he was...

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THEY IMAGINED THE UNIMAGINABLE

THEY IMAGINED THE UNIMAGINABLE Where has all the knowledge gone? When we ever learn? Someday soon they say but it never ends; fear and greed keeps on going on and on. Will the people ever open their eyes and see the truth or always will they be enslaved through...

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Stomp the Pink – Right the Wrong

I HATE  PINK – I hate all the money spent advertising and fundraising at the expense of others; enough money is raised to not only find a cure for breast cancer but find cures for every disease on earth! And they have found NOTHING! People running these organizations are rich...

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Skeletal Deterioration from Radiation

Bone loss causes more spontaneous fractures in men and women alike that are being treated for cancer. So what is bone loss exactly? It is a disruption in the normal remodeling activity, with an increase in the breakdown of bone without replacement rebuilding. Normally bone is constantly being broke...

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To Care is to be Human

The doctor with his crisp white coat buttoned in the middle, enough to show off the 200-dollar silk tie his wife bought him, sits just on the edge of the finely polished mahogany desk to be a bit closer to Jane in a gesture of concern. “Don’t worry, the...

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DO YOU KNOW HOW I DIED?

Men in white coats, they come with an air of authority. With scans in hand to tell you of your fate —-CANCER. With a manner of compassion, they lean forward and in a slow soft voice give your orders. You dare not challenge them. Their wisdom they tell you...

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Cancer – the gated community within

The Cancer Gated Community –  is guarded against the intrusion of the immune system.  The guards – appear as normal guards, in this case a protein so sticky that it adheres to the cancer cells making them virtually invisible to the immune system. So what goes on inside this...

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