Tag Archives: recurrent cancer

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“She is feeling the best ever since a long time.”–Dr. Thomas Joanie never mentioned what she had said at lunch about power of attorney again. In some way, I think it was just her way of telling me that she … Continue reading

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Looking for answers. I waited a few days after emailing Katie, and then I sat down to write a letter to Dr. Carson. She was, after all, Joanie’s main doctor, and even though a lot of the treatment was now … Continue reading

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Her attitude keeps her going. By Wednesday morning, Joanie was really getting anxious to get this all over with, and go home. Her calcium number was moving in the right direction, and her potassium level had reached the normal range, … Continue reading

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“Don’t let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.”–Anais Nin We now had until the 5th of March before we had to be back in Minneapolis to meet with Dr. Carson. The news we had received from Dr. Thomas yesterday had … Continue reading

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Topotecan is not an island in the South Pacific. Nor is it a rare tropical bird found in some South American rainforest. It is another poison used in the chemotherapy treatment of advanced cervical cancer, and Joanie was about to … Continue reading

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