Diagnosis: Cancer Archive: February, 2013

The final scans to find out if Patient #1 is cancer-free

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A big week lies ahead for the Sharpes. It’s the tropical music fest in Tampa all weekend, the Phillies-Blue Jays play at Bright House... Read more

The final treatment for Patient #1

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So, this is it. The final dose of Yervoy – the last dose of anything – for my trial was Wednesday afternoon. After those last... Read more

Giving kids with cancer a night of normalcy through A Prom To Remember

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Since the last several posts all offered way more T.J. and cancer information than you ever wanted to know, today I’ll go in a different... Read more

'Everyone believes in me so much and I can't let that many people down'

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"To me, there are three things that we all should do every day, we do this every day of our lives. Number one is laugh; you should laugh every... Read more

Doctor diagnoses first case of testicular cancer on himself

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I have been a family physician since 2003. In those nine years, despite thousands of patients, I had never diagnosed one case of testicular... Read more

Patient #1: I went 3 rounds with Jose Yervoy

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Well, it’s downhill from here – at least that’s how it feels. It won’t be that easy, for sure. I still have one remaining... Read more