Health

S is for Survivorship

I recently attended a conference for survivors of GI cancers. During one of the presentations, this slide was shown. I love this definition of survivorship: The conference was also encouraging about the advances in cancer treatments and some really groundbreaking stuff like vaccines and better immunotherapy drugs on the horizon. It made me think we… Continue reading S is for Survivorship

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C is for Cancer. My Own. My Mom’s. So Many Others.

I mentioned yesterday that I was diagnosed with carcinoid stomach cancer last May. I had surgery in June to remove the tumor. Since then I've been trying to get my GI system straightened out. It's getting there. Mostly it doesn't seem real that I had cancer. It was found at stage one because I had… Continue reading C is for Cancer. My Own. My Mom’s. So Many Others.