Here’s a quick update on our plans to explore proton therapy for my cancer. If the tumor stays encapsulated as the PET showed a couple weeks ago, this might be a ‘go.’ And if it’s a ‘go’ it’s more targeted with less side-effects than normal radiation. We chose to explore the proton option at the… Read more Cancer Update from Texas!
We sense your support along with others as we walk through this latest cancer set-back. Since last writing, we’ve processed a lot and have reached a good spiritual, emotional, and practical place in our lives. Since the cancer is still encased in a small nodule in my throat, two curative options exist for me –… Read more Almost Through the Cancer Diagnostic Phase
My PET scan went well on January 2, and today I met with Dr. Martin, my oncologist, to talk about the results. Here they are: The PET indicated I do have cancer in a spot in my throat where my operation in March 2017 connected my stomach with my throat after they removed my esophagus.… Read more Update on My Oncologist Visit
We haven’t sent out any news over the past summer because often no news is good news . . . especially when it comes to HEALTH! That’s our experience this time. Once Sheri recovered from the lumpectomy, her cancer was in remission. And mine continues in remission as well. We’re feeling great and enjoying this… Read more Grissen Update (26sep18)
On this blog we give you updates on our own cancer journeys — at the moment all is ‘in ordnung!’ We are feeling great, eating healthily, exercising regularly, and have cancer in the rear view mirror. On this blog we also want to pass on to you info we feel is noteworthy or inspiring since… Read more Healing Cancer Naturally in 1980
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?
Recently a couple who purchased my book, wanted to get moving with the smoothie and juice I mentioned in it. Thought you might like this information . . . Here’s her question: “What’s your recipe for the carrot, apple, etc juice? I used the carrot, blueberry, kale smoothie this morning for my blood pressure/diaherra and… Read more Do You Have a Way to Build up Your Immune System?
Cancer prevention question: When did you have your last colonoscopy? That word sends shudders up and down the spine, and distaste into the mouth. That’s how I felt until I had my first one. Now it’s part of my anti-cancer arsenal of prevention tools. He doesn’t like this stuff either! Did you know according to… Read more How’s Your Cancer Prevention?
Dear Friends, We were waiting today for Dr. Higgins to call and give us the news of Sheri’s pathology. He got to us early afternoon.
Dear Friends, Thanks so much for your prayers, concern, and encouragement for Sheri as she went through her surgery today. Dr. Higgins, her surgeon, came into the pre-op room, discussed some of the details and then prayed for her and for his skill to accomplish the task. She came through it well, but tired and… Read more Sheri’s Surgery Results