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Goodbye Sutent, Hello me!

A few days ago we were driving back from our latest trip to the oncologist at the Sutent clinic at the Western General hospital in Edinburgh. As we stopped at a traffic light Robin eyed me warily. “Now I want … Continue reading

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Lifeline

I’m a rebel at heart. Rules are made to be broken… even, nay, especially, my own strictures, such as the one about updating this blog at least once a month. I’ve been taking some stick about my online absence. I’m … Continue reading

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Independence Day!

Sharon McCord has checked into The Christie hospital in Manchester. Her friends and family like this! I’ll keep this post short and sweet. The big op is on, as originally scheduled, for Monday 4th July. Robin drove us down the … Continue reading

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Above the grass

Not long after my last post I went through a bit of a slump. I felt tired, a bit yucky, just pretty weary. The weather mirrored my mood, grey and dank, and I developed an unnatural fondness for my quilt. … Continue reading

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Swings and roundabouts

The most profound things in my life that have happened since my last post haven’t happened to me but to others around me. The best was the wonderful news that my mother’s scan showed she is clear of the breast … Continue reading

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Hello to ‘The Christie’

I have been really moved by the comments and messages of support some of you have been posting on the site. To date I haven’t published these simply because a lot of the content has been quite private and some of you … Continue reading

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Everolimus hopes

For the first time ever I almost had a panic attack. Having been reasonably calm for the past year my body betrayed me as we drew up to the Edinburgh Cancer Centre at the Western General hospital, and I was … Continue reading

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Unwelcome news

On the 19th August 2010 my urology consultant confirmed a CT scan on 16th July had revealed two tumours in my abdomen. Small tumours – compared to the 19cm x 16cm monster he had dispatched in a radical nephectromy on … Continue reading

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