Monthly Archives: February 2013

The “lung panel”

Just got off the phone with the radiation doctor.  The “lung panel” of doctors viewed my scan and decided that in addition to the tumor they planned to radiate, I have 5 or so tiny tumors in my lung.  So … Continue reading

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Well, that sucked.

Sorry, I tried to think of a cute title for this entry, but just couldn’t. Last Friday, I met with my lung doc and went over my latest scan.  The radiologist who read the scan had noted that they believed … Continue reading

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Snowed in! (I just realize this never posted!)

One of the frustrations of dealing with cancer is a feeling of helplessness at times.  For example, having just recently undergone lung surgery I am not allowed to do manual work that could stress the chest muscles, etc.  Thus, when … Continue reading

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Survival day 730, a.k.a. Two years!

As I sit here watching the snow fall as it attempts to bury us all here in Connecticut, I must reflect upon the fact that it was two years ago today that I was diagnosed with cancer.  Two years and I’m still … Continue reading

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I’m radioactive…radioactive!

Does anyone remember that song? Whenever I leave a PET scan I get the song stuck in my head. After all, each time I am injected with glucose with radioactive tracers for the tests and they tell me to stay … Continue reading

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Beautiful documentary

A friend sent me this link today, the trailer is just wonderful.

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