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Oncscathed: Of Two Minds

No journey would be complete without some wrong-way turns, some questionable outcomes, something that the hero’s superpowers don’t work with, leaving him ( or her) to rely on their personal virtues, intuition and situational/self assessment to overcome adversity. In this … Continue reading

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Oncscathed: Two Worlds of Cancer Treatment

The cancer treatment world is really two separate worlds, based on two divergent belief systems, two different views of how the body works, what causes cancer and therefore how to treat cancer. One world sees cancer as a genetic disorder, … Continue reading

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Oncscathed: 12 Questions to Ask Your Oncologist

What is the goal of the chemo ? Is this a cure ? What are the chances that the chemotherapy will work for this cancer? What chemosensitivity will you use to determine which chemotherapy agent to use ? What is … Continue reading

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Oncscathed: Momentitos

Somethings just stand out, like jagged shards of ice thrusting up from under a blanket of fluffy new snow. Moments can be like that, brief noticings caught sharp and brightly held in mind. A few moments from the cancer journey … Continue reading

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Oncscathed : Journey Parallels Between Cancer and Spirituality

Top 10 ( plus one) journey parallels between cancer and spirituality… The appearance of the issue is surprising, and upends any pre-existing sense of comfort or complacency. Conflicting truth claims challenge what may have previously felt like a cozy epistemological … Continue reading

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Oncscathed: Most Helpful Cancer Books, Sites, Blogs

These books, sites and other media were the most helpful of all that I encountered in the trip through the cancer world. May they be of use. Books I Refused Chemo by Teri Dale Manifesto of a Cancer Patient by … Continue reading

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Oncscathed: The End of the Search; Finding the Right Doctor

I found Dr. Colleen Huber and her team at Nature Works Best Clinic, Tempe AZ late in August, 2019. On Sept. 17th, started treatment 3 times per week with intravenous megadose vitamin C therapy. Also began keeping to a strict … Continue reading

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Oncscathed: Cancer Intro

On February 27th, 2019 I received initial diagnosis of Lymphoma. With blood tests ruling out infection, a biopsy under general anesthesia in April 2019 confirmed CLL, a form of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. So began my entre to the cancer world, where … Continue reading

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