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Cancer Blog Entries Archived by Date

2015 (1)

April (1)

THE NEW HEALTHCARE OPTION TO ESCAPE OBAMACARE!: HI, Jill and everyone! It's been a long while since I've posted. It's surreal how time passes and ...

2014 (1)

February (1)

MY INSURANCE POLICY RIP: It's been a while since I've posted. I just passed  the 6 1/2 year anniversary of my entry into th...

2013 (1)

January (1)

2013, I'm still alive.: Happy New Year to all! I backed-off from posting for a while. The lump I had on the roof of my mou...

2012 (3)

October (1)

Four Years clean.... and then the lump ?: A month an a half ago my oncologist gave me the good news that my 4 year PET came back totally clea...

August (1)

The 4 year PET Scan.: Just had the 4 year full body PET Scan with CT yesterday at Stony Brook University Hospital's Cancer...

June (1)

4th year and one week :): Dear fellow warriors. Yesterday, June 11th was my 53rd birthday. It's been 4 years and one week, si...

2011 (1)

June (1)

3rd Year Post Radiation: Hi everyone, I've been wanting to post for a while, but haven't been sure what to say. Meanwhile...

2010 (6)

August (1)

The squeaky wheel....: Well, i've been pondering about what to post now for over a month. I don't feel at this time tha...

June (1)

Two Year anniversary!: Today June 4th 2010, marks the two year anniversary of the last radiation treatment! I know it's a...

March (3)

ASK YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY TO PUBLISH NEXT YEAR'S PREMIUMS ASAP!!!: In light of the Metastatic Obamanoma cancer that has befallen us, it is important that we bring to l...
METASTATIC OBAMANOMA: If you're still celebrating the unconstitutional ramming through of "Healthcare reform", I say celeb...
MY INCREDIBLE BATTLE TO GET MY PETSCAN !!!!: Well i finally got my year and half PETscan 3 months late! I've been trying to get my PETscan over 3...

February (1)

My Affordable Healthcare plan that covered my cancer!: I've been meaning to tell you about my health insurance plan for a while now, but was more focused o...

2009 (8)

November (2)

NO MORE ANNUAL PAP SMEARS!!! "NEW" GUIDELINES?!!!: A couple of weeks ago "they" came out with new guidelines saying you should now wait till you're 50...
Nuvigil, No more fatigue!: After my continuing exhaustion every afternoon where i would go into deep 2 to 3 hour naps where the...

October (1)

Update: 1 year and 4months.: Well it's been almost a year and 4 months since the end of my radiation. My one year petscan came b...

July (1)

The one year PETscan: Well after two denials, i finally got an approval and had my PETscan. The results came back last wee...

May (1)

A year ago at this time i was going through radiation...: This time last year i was in the full blown hell of radiation treatments which had started on April ...

April (1)

One Year Anniversary: Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the start of my 6 weeks of radiation. It's been a heck ...

February (2)

Chapter 12 The picture gallery.: A year ago i started my journey into the world of cancer. What will happen over the next months is n...
Chapter 11 It's now been a year: I apologize for not having posted since October. Honesty i did not know what exactly to write about....

2008 (10)

October (1)

Chapter 10... Life 4 months after radiation.: It has been slightly more than 2 months since my last post. As I write today it is 4 months and 21 d...

August (1)

Chapter 9 Two steps forward. One step back.: I have a little photo montage of the radiation you can look at: ...

July (1)

Chapter 8 Bouncing back.: My last radiation blast was on June 4th 2008. Today is July 12th. It took a full month for me to sta...

June (2)

Chapter 7 Treatments over. Now what?: Well i can officially say i went through neck radiation for 6 weeks! I have a little photo montage...
Chapter 6. The treatments.: Well i went through 5 weeks of radiation 27 treatments, and have 2 more left. Sorry i dropped off t...

April (2)

Chapter 5 WE HAVE LIFT OFF!!!: Well, i finally can say i started my radiation. I felt prepared and ready to forge ahead. The first...
Chapter 4: What a busy couple of weeks! Following a very sore throat from the new left tonsil surgery on Mar...

March (3)

Chapter 3: Friday morning I showed up at 9am at Peconic Bay Medical Center Hospital and checked in. By 10:30 i ...
Chapter 2: Since my operation nearly 7 weeks ago, so much has happened. I have talked to friends, family and re...
Chapter 1: On this Easter morning 2008, I have decided to begin a diary of my life's entry into the world of ca...

Vital Info


March 23, 2008

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Hampton Bays, New York 11946

June 11, 1959

Cancer Fighter

Cancer Info

Throat Cancer

Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Occult Primary.

February 8, 2008

5.1 - 6.0 cm


Lymph nodes on neck.

Stony Brook University Hospital. Department of Radiology

You never know how strong you are, until strong is the only choice you have left.

June 4, 2008

Swollen lymph node on the right side of my neck. Post surgery, official classification TX, N2b, M0



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