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A World Without Cancer

There are designated days for just about everything.  And February 4th it World Cancer Day.  A day to stand up and declare, we need to give more money for more research so more cancer treatments can be found. And someday there will be a cure — but wait we...

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A Better Mouse Trap

The problem with so many treatments found in clinics across Europe and Mexico are that they have no research departments, getting their treatments used by others meaning they need not put in any research money – just open their doors and use treatments out there already. They charge huge...

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THE PANDORA EFFECT

Cancer can be killed off by a number of methods. The most well known throughout the world is Chemotherapy. While it does kill cancer cells by means of poisoning cells in a rapid replication mode, it is non-discriminatory, meaning healthy cells like liver cells for example that replicate quickly...

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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...

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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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My Doctor Says….

My doctor says…..   I have a small problem trying to get a grip on the most common statement a doctor says: “I want to give you this prescription for the damage that the chemo will do to you”   Okay wait a minute — can we back up....

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