Tag Archives: MD Anderson

Think Before You Pink

I promised a post on donating to cancer-related organizations, specifically those for breast cancer and breast cancer research. Susan Komen puts only 7% of their annual budget toward breast cancer research. They spend their money on advertising for awareness campaigns. … Continue reading

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Time for a Break

In my previous life, I was an IT consultant working for a large consulting firm, helping to solve technical problems and provide support for a number of different projects and customers. My most recent project was probably the most rewarding … Continue reading

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Treatment Step 1: Install the Port

I feel like I’m becoming a Borg. I’ve just had new hardware installed, a chemo port. I had my choice between having a port put into my chest, or having PIC lines hanging out of my arm. I know me. … Continue reading

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The Diagnosis – Part IV – The Big Meeting

The “Big Meeting” was scheduled for a week after I’d gotten the biopsy results. They didn’t have any openings left for that week or I’d have been there. I took a colleague from work with me and also had my … Continue reading

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The Diagnosis – Part II – Finding a Provider

If I were still living in Houston, or anywhere within 500 miles of Texas for that matter, this would be a no-brainer. I’d be at MD Anderson and probably Houston┬áMethodist Hospital. Since I moved to Seattle instead, there are about … Continue reading

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