Posts by craig

Faith and Hope – The Rest May Follow

Faith and Hope – But No Charity Tuesday 28th January Faith and Hope but as yet no Charity…The picture above was taken in the restroom at the Hope Radiation Cancer Center. One step forward but many questions remain. We saw the Oncologist this morning and although I guess I knew what the treatment would be,…

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Food For Cancer – The Good and The Bad

Food for Cancer Fighting Cancer by the Plateful No single food can prevent cancer, but the right combination of foods may help make a difference. At mealtimes, strike a balance of at least two-thirds plant-based foods and no more than one-third animal protein. This “New American Plate” is an important cancer fighting tool, according to…

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Cancer Fighting Foods – The Top 12 List

Cancer Fighting Foods Cancer Fighting Foods:  This is generally a very good article. However I would take issue with some of his claims to do with ‘cleanse’ and ‘detoxify’. There is no such thing as a ‘liver flush’, ‘liver cleanse’,  ‘liver detoxify’.  These terms are misleading and have no basis in science. The liver is…

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What Is Nasopharyngeal Cancer?

What Is Nasopharyngeal Cancer? Nasopharyngeal cancer is a type of head and neck cancer. It starts in the nasopharynx, the upper part of the throat behind the nose and near the base of skull. Cancer starts when cells begin to grow out of control. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancer,…

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What is Cancer?

What is Cancer? At its heart, cancer is the result of uncontrolled cell growth. Our bodies are composed of trillions of cells, all working together. In cancer, one of those cells stops paying attention to the normal signals that tell cells to grow, stop growing or even to die. Cancer cells still share many of…

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Cancer Sucks

Friday Ramble Cancer sucks Of all the words in the English language ‘You’ve got cancer’ must rank amongst the most feared. Cancer is the bogey man, cancer is the Black Spot, cancer is the kiss of death. It is also unfortunately quite common. In 2018 there were 1,735,350 new cases of cancer in the US.…

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Going Nuclear!

A few words before we start Today was PET scan day. After a less than wonderful sleep I mosied up to the Hope Radiation Cancer Center in Lynn Haven…..at least I mosied up to where the GPS thought the Hope Center was and being astute enough to realize the hurricane damaged buildings probably weren’t what…

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Healthcare in the US

Healthcare tragedy I know there is a lot of unhappiness with the state of the NHS in the UK and whilst I have some…actually not much..sympathy for those who complain, it is still an amazing service. In the United States there is NO universal healthcare. What does that mean? It means that every individual has…

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Time Time Time

Time – The most precious thing A little Monday evening ramble….. We can give time, we can take time, we can spend time, we can waste time. We can keep time, we can lose time, we can do time and we can have time. We can do a lot of things with time except one.…

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Frustration! – Week Beginning Monday 20th January

Frustration Frustration is running high, about to get higher… I will add to this post as the week progresses…. Having waited anxiously through a long weekend I contacted Dr Beggs office this morning. I informed them that I still hadn’t received an appointment for a PET scan. About 10:00, Lisa from the Dr Murchetts office…

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