Monthly Archives: April 2013

not-so-simple life

There’s a song I like called “Simple Life” by The Weepies. The beginning goes like this, “I get up in the morning, put┬áthe kettle on, make us some coffee, say ‘hey’ to the sun…” I used to do this too, … Continue reading

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good news: take two

I didn’t need good news a year and a half ago when I wrote about the good news I received (and continued to receive) with so much caution. I was thinking about the big picture then–no matter what the news, … Continue reading

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it’s just a number

Neuroendocrine tumors don’t get staged like other types of tumors: they get graded. Quite simply, the tumors get called one of three numbered grades based on how quickly the cells divide and how well-differentiated they are. Grade one is low, … Continue reading

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