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As long time readers of my blog know – I have been in a quandary since I was diagnosed with (presumably cured) Stage 1 melanoma in January 2015.  That diagnosis, even...

I just wanted to give a brief personal medical update and my related summer plans! With the exception of my diagnosis summer (2012) when potentially curative chemo was given ASAP, I...

To begin with, my CT scan was good – my tumors are shrinking from the FOLFIRI + Avastin chemotherapy I am currently taking!  I have had a 4 week break –...

Scanxiety noun : the tension which builds, particularly among those who have or have had cancer, as they move towards their regular checkup scan. All cancer patients approach scan days differently. ...

There have been a series of strange coincidences & twists of fate during my cancer journey but one that happened last week ranks up there with one of the most amazing…...

It has been an interesting month to say the least… on top of the complicated medical appointment logistics of dealing with simultaneous melanoma + CRC and the melanoma surgery & CRC...

It never ceases to amaze me how life is such a constant fluctuating mixture of highs & lows.  Maybe I am just hyper-observant now compared to the average person but as...

Just a brief update that I really wasn’t expecting to give, until a phone call arrived a short while ago. I was diagnosed with melanoma today – so far it looks...