Yesterday I laid out the direction we’re headed, and the reality we are facing. Unless the cancer has metastasized already, I will have to choose surgery or continued natural treatments. Today, let me describe each path and bring you into the realities of our decision: The Surgery Path: I will go into the hospital for… Read more Which Path Would You Take?
Well, the doctor visits are in, and the result is the need for a PET scan on Sept. 16 to give us some metrics and determine if the cancer we just found has metastasized. Then we can decide on treatment path. Here’s what we know up to now: The esophageal cancer (EC) has returned or… Read more What is the Path Ahead?
Dear Praying Friends, As you remember, my last endoscope biopsies showed the esophageal tumor I still carry in my esophagus, was high-grade dysplasia and not cancer. My Oncologists, however, felt the biopsy sample was too small and wanted me to have another endoscope with many biopsies. In their experience the picture of the tumor and… Read more The “C” Word Is Back Again!
Well, friends, the cancer rollercoaster has taken us to the top. There’s only one way to go and that’s down! I had my time with Dr. Martin on July 7. The purpose was to go over my first Endoscopic and CT Scan results since I finished chemo-radiation on January 6, 2015. I already told you… Read more Cancer Rollercoaster at the Top
Thank you for all of your support in regards to my latest story of the esophageal cancer. I had my CT Scan yesterday and I’ll give you a report in a couple weeks, after seeing my Oncologist with these results. In the meantime we continue to rejoice over the reversal of my cancer tumor! Besides… Read more The Pain & Suffering of Sickness
In my last post I mentioned it was wise to have an endoscopy and CAT scan to look at the tumor site and see it’s reality since I finished chemo-radiation January 2015, and started our naturopathic treatments. The reminder by my Oncologist of statistics (70-80% don’t make it beyond 5 years with my type of… Read more Documenting a Miracle?
I’m sitting in my Oncologist’s office getting my 4-month check-up. He reminds me that 70-80% of those having Esophageal Cancer, don’t make it. Just the news I wanted to hear on that beautiful sunny Bend, Oregon day! He’s recommending another endoscopy to check it out, and a CAT Scan to see if cancer has spread… Read more Do Doctors Create Cancer Scares?
Jehovah Raphe, the Healing God, is healing in our world today, as He has been throughout human history. I like to document credible healing stories, and here’s another one. (Tom & Bonnie Kopp on a Ministry Trip in Africa)
During our cancer battles, we changed the way we ate and now we changed what we eat as well. Food undoubtedly contributed directly and indirectly to our cancers. (As well as other issues) In this blog going forward, I want to pass on some of the insights we’ve gained about our health, both to help… Read more Avoid These Foods to Avoid Cancer!
It’s been some time since we updated you on our cancer journey. I was switching website systems, and am now ready to kick this blog into gear again — periodically. We want you to rejoice with us because it’s all GOOD NEWS! Recap: I was diagnosed with an esophageal tumor, level 2b, in the fall… Read more Praising Him for Good Health! (Recap)