Many of you following our Cancer Journey know my father, John Grissen. He passed away on April 10, 2018 at the age of 100 years. June 2 is his birthday so he almost made it to 101! I’m thankful I flew to Florida to spend a couple days with him several weeks before his passing.… Read more Would You Like to Live to 100 with Quality?
When I had the chemo-radiation against my esophageal cancer tumor in late 2014, I thought the tumor was probably gone. That happens to a small number of people, and I ‘skated’ through the treatments miraculously.
40% of us will get cancer in our lifetimes in the USA. If it happens, how do we make your oncologist visits effective? Being forearmed with the right questions can help. One blog and cancer survivor we follow is Chris Wark. Chris had colon cancer and an operation took out the tumor. The medical protocol… Read more 20 Questions to Ask Your Oncologist
(Blood Test Detection info below) First, my book, Cancer Eclipse: A Path of Hope Forward in Cancer Darkness, is now published and helping cancer patients and their caregivers. That’s exciting for us since we want the book to move people forward in their understanding of how to handle a cancer crisis, how to treat it… Read more You Could Take This Blood Test. It Detects 8 Cancers.
. . . He walked into the exam room with the results of my first CT Scan since the Esophagectomy Operation on March 14 — that’s 8 months — and said, “You’re clear! You’re in total remission. You’re cancer free!”
Hi Friends, We haven’t written in a while — no news is good news, at least for us. We are both very healthy, doing great, and life is moving forward — a little too fast, in our opinion. We’re looking forward to the Holiday season soon to arrive, as we enjoyed the eclipse this August… Read more Doing Great. Book Almost Ready
Health Update: Sheri and I are both doing well on all health fronts at the moment. We enjoyed a family vacation on the Coast and are now focusing on the Total Eclipse coming directly over our area. We can’t believe the summer is almost over! My Story: I’m writing my Cancer Journey story hoping to… Read more I’m Writing My Story — Could YOU Help Me?
Last Friday, they wheeled me into the operating room to be met by two assistants and a doctor. My need: get the feeding tube out of my body!
A couple days ago I met my Oncologist, Dr. William Martin, here in Bend, Oregon to transfer my care from Seattle to him. I asked him to go over my pathology report and explain it to me. I was amazed to hear that my cancer level was better now when they took out the tumor… Read more Pathology Report — Better Than I Thought!!
Thursday, March 30, we headed for the hospital for my Post-Op. The Doctor visit went great. The nutrition consult was very helpful since I must transfer 2200 calories from the feeding tube machine to ingesting with my mouth. Actually by Thursday I had already displaced 1100 of the tube feeding. The really good news for… Read more We’re Home! Recovery goes on!