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The very special miracle seen here is named Ruby Eleanor Smyczek, born September 2, 2015. Sayer and I have obviously had a bit of a bumpy ride over the last few years, but we couldn’t be more happy with where … Continue reading
Hard to believe I’ve made it through another year, but I just went to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston for an MRI and exam, and I am still cancer free. It hasn’t been the easiest year – I’ve had … Continue reading
Most of the visitors to this site are my friends and family, but some find this site while searching the web for information about CNS lymphoma, because they or a loved one have been afflicted with this rare disease. This … Continue reading
As is the case with many cancers, the treatment options for CNS lymphoma have become much more effective than they were in the past. The first treatment to show promise in patients was radiation therapy. Radiation alone eliminated tumors in … Continue reading
Tomorrow I’ll be celebrating yet another birthday, but that’s not the anniversary I’ll be thinking of. It will be six months to the day since Dr. X gave me the great news that the nasty illness I had was in … Continue reading
The holidays are going to be a little extra meaningful for me this year. I truly have so much to be grateful for. This is the fourth month I’ve been in remission and I’m feeling better all the time. I’ve … Continue reading