Since I’ve been holding steady on my treatment, I haven’t needed access to a clinical trial yet. However, clinical trials may become essential to my survival, and I’m already concerned about getting into them when I need help the most. I often hear scientists ask, “how can we increase patient participation in clinical trials so … Continue reading The Unnecessary Cruelty of Clinical Trials by: Lisa Goldman
For two weeks in August, 2015, I had whole brain radiation therapy. Ten days of being locked to a table for seven-minute sessions intended to slow or stop the growth of the metastatic cancer in my brain. During treatments I saw blue lights and smelled chlorine, neither of which were in the room, a testament … Continue reading My Hair is Coming Back!
Well, I did it again. During the first hour of the first day of registration for the 2016 Pan Mass Challenge, I went to their website and paid the $235 fee to register. I’m not sure why I was in such a hurry to do so. Happily there were some donors who seemed in a … Continue reading Riding the PMC