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Radiation: The Halfway Mark

Radiation: The Halfway Mark
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For 16 weekdays at 8:30 a.m. I have been quietly undergoing radiation treatments.at the Huntington Hospital Cancer Center. I have 14 to go and will resume on Monday.Compared to chemotherapy, radiation is a walk in the park.I am experiencing two side effects of radiation, also known as radiotherapy. One is a fatigue that is just […]

Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

   Two weeks ago I had a consultation with Dr. Ruth Williamson (above), the lead radiation oncologist and medical director at Huntington Hospital’s Cancer Center.  “One of your nodes was positive for cancer and it was a pretty significent deposit  and there was some extension of cancer cells outside of that lymph node.” The entire […]

Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

   Two weeks ago I had a consultation with Dr. Ruth Williamson (above), the lead radiation oncologist and medical director at Huntington Hospital’s Cancer Center.  “One of your nodes was positive for cancer and it was a pretty significent deposit  and there was some extension of cancer cells outside of that lymph node.” The entire […]

Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

   Two weeks ago I had a consultation with Dr. Ruth Williamson (above), the lead radiation oncologist and medical director at Huntington Hospital’s Cancer Center.  “One of your nodes was positive for cancer and it was a pretty significent deposit  and there was some extension of cancer cells outside of that lymph node.” The entire […]

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

First, the good news: After five long months (and seven months since being diagnosed), I completed my chemotherapy treatments on Nov. 24. (That’s my oncology nurse Kristin in the photo above; the sign was made with loving hands by my daughter Jessica and granddaughter Kimberly.) Oh, and see my tiara? I turned that final treatment […]

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

First, the good news: After five long months (and seven months since being diagnosed), I completed my chemotherapy treatments on Nov. 24. (That’s my oncology nurse Kristin in the photo above; the sign was made with loving hands by my daughter Jessica and granddaughter Kimberly.) Oh, and see my tiara? I turned that final treatment […]

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

First, the good news: After five long months (and seven months since being diagnosed), I completed my chemotherapy treatments on Nov. 24. (That’s my oncology nurse Kristin in the photo above; the sign was made with loving hands by my daughter Jessica and granddaughter Kimberly.) Oh, and see my tiara? I turned that final treatment […]

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 3 — So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight…

First, the good news: After five long months (and seven months since being diagnosed), I completed my chemotherapy treatments on Nov. 24. (That’s my oncology nurse Kristin in the photo above; the sign was made with loving hands by my daughter Jessica and granddaughter Kimberly.) Oh, and see my tiara? I turned that final treatment […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Oct. 31, to Friday, Nov. 6.   All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!    If you don’t have little ones to dress up for Halloween, enjoy a cooking demonstration (and tasting!) with chef Isabelle Saturday, Oct. 31, […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Oct. 31, to Friday, Nov. 6.   All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!    If you don’t have little ones to dress up for Halloween, enjoy a cooking demonstration (and tasting!) with chef Isabelle Saturday, Oct. 31, […]

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