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The busy social calendar of a D list cancerlebrity

Note: I am going to obnoxiously use the portmanteau cancerlebrity for at least another month. I apologize ahead of time. One of my personal inspirations (and soon to be guinea pig for my shiny new MBA strategic planning skills), Jonny

Posted in Events, Survivorship

Relapse Scare – the Lowdown

I have developed a lot of superstitions after getting sick. I never say that I’m cured. I bristle when I think about the word “remission”. I never let my brain dwell too hard on relapse. If any of these thoughts cross

Posted in Personal Stuff, Rants, Survivorship

6 months of remission

I’ve been holding off on this post because of a particularly nasty relapse scare last week – even people who had lymphoma occasionally have lymph nodes swell to the size of marbles and it’s still OK. So now, after what

Posted in Personal Stuff, Survivorship

Stupid Cancer Happy Holiday Hour – TONIGHT

Are you a young adult cancer survivor between the ages of 15 and 40ish living in the Greater Boston Area? Join us TONIGHT for the Stupid Cancer Happy Holiday Hour at Joe Sent Me in Cambridge (Davis Square) from 6-9.

Posted in News

“Except cancer isn’t so…. considerate”

Christopher Hitchens passed away yesterday from pneumonia as a result of his treatments for esophageal cancer. Many people toe their party lines; self proclaimed radicals are often not too radical at all. Hitchens splayed himself across the political landscape in

Posted in Uncategorized

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving. Like many, I will spend the day gorging myself on way too much food, planning out my strategic holiday shopping attack, and beginning what will be a very busy month of Christmas movies and music (I’m a Jew who

Posted in Personal Stuff

Cancer is hilarious

From time to time, I look to see what search terms are used to find my blog. Far and away the most common are questions surrounding the bone marrow biopsy, which also happens to be one of my most read

Posted in Treatment

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