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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 and...

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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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I Dare you to ask me

Ever wish you could ask an expert in cancer a question and get a straight scientific answer?  Having the the opportunity to  pick a brain of an expert would be sensational but too often it is just a dream; until today. A cancer expert in research and science, unaffiliated...

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The Cost of Finding the Cure

Is there a treatment that could cure cancer? Ask any conventional doctor and he will tell you – NO. If you dare mention that you heard of a treatment that is effective against cancer and his response will be: “If there were a cure everyone would hear and know...

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