Cancer Charities and events

Quick chat about grass roots vs big charities, and an upcoming grass roots event.

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Living with Cancer

April 1st update – Living with Cancer

General update on living with Cancer – April 2016.

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BCG at full throttle

Well, it looks like the BCG shortage is really over, Session #4, which is treatments # 13 – #15 this month.

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My “One Week”

I wanted to take a trip, and make it my version of “One Week”.  There was no inspiration from a Tim Hortons cup, or other similarities to the movie, and Cancer news is already over a year old.  But, I want to take advantage of every opportunity to take advantage of life, before I become a patient that can’t. Road trips for us are fairly common, we drove most everywhere over the years, now as the kids have moved on to their own places and lives, I do more by motorcycle, and hope to continue doing so for many years to come. I delayed my start by a day, mostly… Read More

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BCG – Understood?

I have mentioned BCG in the past, but when I went for treatment number 10, I was told that due to the shortage I would only get 1/3rd dosage.  Being the inquisitive sort (some, including my wife – think anal retentive is a better term), I decided I would do some more research via the internet to learn more about the shortage. But first, the long version of BCG.  Bacllus-Calmette-Guerin is a form of bovine Tuberculosis that is considered the gold standard for Bladder Cancer treatment (other than an outright bladder removal).  The full dose is 81 mg, mixed with 50 ml of saline solution that is inserted into your… Read More

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another video attempt to talk about BCG.

And I have learned a few other features about how to use blogspot… and embed the videos and such directly into the blog… Next to work on – custom thumbnails…. maybe…

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