Radiation

My Life With Cancer (Part 18)
As the spring turned into summer we started on a journey to find out what I actually had.  Ryan started looking into every different kind of infection that would cause the bumps, we looked at things, common and some uncommon.
My Life With Cancer (Part 17)
After the operations I was in kind of a limbo state waiting for results.  I remember Dr. Burr saying to his blushing assistant, "send those to Cole."  Little did I know Dr. Cole would become an important part of my life and a buddy.  This is also where my story takes…
My Life With Cancer (Part 15)
When you're done with your cancer treatments, you get to ring the bell. Everyone gets together, there's lots of clapping and cheering and then the clang of the bell.  Now this bell is supposed to be a kind of celebration of you being finished with cancer...
My Life With Cancer (Part 14)
When you receive radiation they tell you aside from some redness (burning skin), there shouldn't be any side effects.  Yeah bu!!.
I got radiation, like 18 weeks of it, Monday through Friday, right on the tumor that was going down into my spine at the base of my neck...
My Life With Cancer (Part 13)
If you ever get Radiation Therapy , do it in the winter time.  You will get a skin burn from it and if you are in the sun it gets worse.  In the winter time it's cooler and you can wear something over it (avoid wool at all costs.)   Aquifer is the best stuff to put on the area you are getting radiat…
My Life With Cancer (Part 10)
This is the story of my journey with an incurable form of Cancer.
Before you go into the big room and get nuked, they take you through a simulation.  Guess they want to find out if you're gonna' freak when left in a big room strapped to a table...

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