July 26 Anti-cancer leader died yesterday

I just learned that David Servan-Schreiber died yesterday. For the past month or so I have been studying his book Anti-cancer: A new way of life and preparing to write here a synopsis of this powerful book. David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD, was a dedicated scientist and doctor who was dignosed with brain cancer just as read more>>

July 22 Finally in Maine

A week ago I got on a plane at Dulles Airport and flew to Portland Maine. That might sound mundane, but for me it was like travelling to another galaxy.

The previous day, July 14, I pushed to get all the final details complete — the ok signoff from the bacteriologist/infectious disease specialist; the ok read more>>

July 11 Transitions

Thanks to a special antibiotic infused intraveneously each day here at home, and lots of sleep, I am recovering from the blood infection that put me into the ICU last week.

It is good to be home, and good to be off of many of the chemotherapy-associated regimes such as the eyedrops, mouth cleanings, anti-fungals, read more>>

July 1 Intensive Care Unit today

Yesterday I was taken to emergency room after symptoms were observed at the outpatient clinic of the Cancer Center, of fever, chills, low blood pressure and overall pain. All my blood counts were dangerously low. At the ER they did some things to help stabilize me (I was too woozy to remember what they did).

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