Diagnosis: Cancer Archive: March, 2013

A word from Patient #1's doctor

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It is my honor as one of TJ’s treating physicians at Moffitt Cancer Center, to have been asked by him to contribute to his “Patient... Read more

Patient #1 awarded Patient Advocate of the Year by Melanoma International Foundation

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When I started writing about this battle with melanoma, it was to update concerned family and friends. We had a mailing list and a Facebook... Read more

When real life meets cancer you get the good, the bad, and the ugly

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I just finished reading a “blogger’s guide” on the Internet by Jeff Goins on what makes a great blog post, and am about to... Read more

Finding a balance between life as a cancer patient and life as a husband, father

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The last few blog posts weren’t exactly full of positive energy. When I signed up to do this blog – and even before, when I was... Read more

Patient #1: Exploring options for Plan B

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OK, so Plan A didn’t have the super, dramatic, life-saving cure we all hoped it would. Disappointing? Of course. End of the world?... Read more

Latest procedure on the books means no rest for Patient #1

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Lest we thought just waiting for scans were the only March activity, melanoma or something related to this treatment decided to add another... Read more

'No matter how you slice it, the results felt disappointing'

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The last post was done quickly and somewhat efficiently to get the news of the scans out before you all headed home for the weekend –... Read more

The results are in for Patient #1

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OK the news everyone is waiting for – I got the port out today. Whew. Oh yea, that other thing. Results were “confusing”... Read more