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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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Onscathed: Seeing Clearly

The hardest thing about the descent into the cancer world was a surprise, like almost everything else in the cancer journey. It wasn’t “faith”, or physical pain, or even a lack of resources. (this time, at least) Paradoxically, it was … Continue reading

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Oncscathed: At the Crossroad

The day I received the diagnosis from the biopsy: malignant. Right there metaphorically appeared a crossroad ahead. One direction led to conventional chemotherapy. And the sickness that comes from the toxic effects of chemotherapy. Another direction led to early death … 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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