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The American Cancer Society says routine screening should begin at age 45, rather than 50, reflecting the rise of colorectal cancer in younger patients.
A cancer diagnose does not necessarily make you a smarter person, but the process you go through might. It’s like if someone sticks a gun to your head, but does not pull the trigger, even though that someone can pull the trigger at anytime in the future. You know you are on the clock, you […]
2015 03.18.2015: Colonoscopy revealed rectal cancer 04.03.2015: A Colonoscopy / ultrasound with biopsy found two positive lymph nodes 05.13.2015 to 06.28.2016: 28 days of Chemo and Radiation treatment at Good Samaritan, Los Gatos 07.31.2015: An MRI shows that there are at least two lymph nodes at the size of 5mm, while the original cancer site […]
Chemo Update Today I will be doing chemo round ten of twelve and the feeling that I am getting close to the end of my treatment is now starting to dominate. Even though I have been taking it well, it has been a rough ride with diarrhea more or less constantly and nausea, fatigue, skin […]
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Two weeks ago, I had been on oxycodone for close to two months. In my first month, my average daily dose grew from 20 mg to 60 mg, and in month two it averaged 85 mg. (mix of Oxycontin and Oxycodone). I had a very painful abscess and a very painful drain inserted as well. […]
While there is no physical pain in my rectum, a blood test still indicated that there is still some infection going on. To be on the safe side, the doctor decided to do an ultrasound scan. Here in Denmark this is done completely without the use of anaesthetics. There are to scanners, both of them are […]
I was finally on October 13, admitted as a cancer patient at one of the major Copenhagen area hospitals, relatively close to where we live. At that same day, I was at my first appointment with my new oncologist. He was a very serious guy, but he was ready to get me going […]