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Special Note: Scottie is ill. He asked me to sub for him today. I know you will all send your best wishes winging in his direction. We desperately need his articulate voice to sound loud and clear.
by ulookarmless
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Feb 15, 2012 at 02:00 PM PST with 48 Recommends
Monday Night Cancer Club is a Daily Kos group focused on dealing with cancer, primarily for cancer survivors and caregivers, though clinicians, researchers, and others with a special ...
by DrLori
Comment Count 64 comments on Mon Jan 02, 2012 at 04:00 PM PST with 65 Recommends
Welcome to the Monday Night Cancer Club. I'm sitting in tonight, and it's a pleasure to be here. On Mondays, usually I'm asleep by now, sleeping off my weekly chemo. This week and next my ...
by DrLori
Comment Count 55 comments on Mon Dec 26, 2011 at 05:01 PM PST with 49 Recommends
Since I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic cancer and entered an aggressive chemo treatment in early June, there have been clues given to me about how this initial part of our journey through ...
by Dr Bud
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Dec 01, 2011 at 06:27 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Hi, welcome to the 4th part of my cancer diary series. Today we'll look at how chemo changes things for awhile, toss in some quips and annotations, and in general try to convey how grumpy you can ...
by boilerman10
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 06:18 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Monday Night Cancer Club is a Daily Kos group focused on dealing with cancer, primarily for cancer survivors and caregivers, though clinicians, researchers, and others with a special ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 06:13 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
KosAbility is a community diary series posted at 5 PM ET every Sunday and Wednesday by volunteer diarists. This is a gathering place for people who are living with disabilities, who love ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 154 comments on Sun Oct 02, 2011 at 02:00 PM PDT with 101 Recommends
Those of you who follow Top Comments will know it has been some time since my last diary. My family has been involved in a difficult fight - my brother’s battle with cancer, which I diaried ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 43 comments on Sat Aug 06, 2011 at 07:00 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Several weeks ago my brother was having digestive problems. He was jaundiced, and was having problems with a perpetually upset stomach. An ultrasound was ordered, and problems were found with his ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Apr 20, 2011 at 07:07 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
On Monday September 20th, 2010 I started on my 4th round of chemotherapy, this time for CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia) http://www....
by ulookarmless
Comment Count 124 comments on Sun Oct 10, 2010 at 02:17 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
Some of you may be familiar with the diary I wrote in February after my cancer came back. I've been ...
by Lorikeet
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed May 26, 2010 at 03:47 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
I'm no fan of Arlen Specter, but accusing the man of dementia is both wrong and counterproductive. Posting a video that shows him ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 289 comments on Sat Feb 06, 2010 at 05:42 PM PST with 509 Recommends
It seems my last post on the anecdotal evidence of the efficacy of green tea, experienced by myself, has left some mistaken impressions in the minds of a few [at least one] of the commenters.
by MetalMD
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Dec 23, 2009 at 06:48 AM PST with 9 Recommends
I just saw two news items on it, one is here: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090525/ap_on_re_us/us_forced_chemo and confirmed here: [http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/05/25/minnesota.forced.chemo/index....
by mem from somerville
Comment Count 63 comments on Mon May 25, 2009 at 03:34 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
In a bizarre post at Salon, Rahul K. Parikh, M.D. says we shouldn't judge a family that is on the lam, so that their 13 ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 647 comments on Fri May 22, 2009 at 02:03 PM PDT with 225 Recommends
"Hard cases," observed Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, "make bad law." And Holmes should know, having held that Eugene Debs should rot ten years in prison for opposing World War I, ...
by blueness
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue May 19, 2009 at 10:21 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
The Associated Press has published an article about a new pharmacy that refuses to sell any contraceptive of ...
by trystero
Comment Count 96 comments on Tue Oct 21, 2008 at 11:25 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
You know, I really should be reading a grant right now, but after seeing this article from yesterday&...
by Eirene
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Apr 29, 2008 at 05:17 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
This morning in a harrowing article entitled, Setting a price for putting off death: A few more months of life may not be worth the costs of new cancer therapies, some argue, The ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 172 comments on Sun Mar 18, 2007 at 05:42 AM PDT with 118 Recommends
Indeed. What you're about to read happens all across the United States. Every day, American citizens and their doctors deal with crap like this and worse in the richest country on the planet.
by nyceve
Comment Count 162 comments on Wed Feb 07, 2007 at 04:39 PM PST with 208 Recommends