Category Archives: cancer

Nev’s Facebook post on Cancer Rates

Comment to a post on Nev’s Facebook page from 12th July on Cancer rates in NZ Given that today is my 7th birthday since being sent home “palliative care only” with “terminal melanoma” – this is a subject rather dear … Continue reading

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7 years since being “terminal”, 5 years since 2% survival!

A Special day today – 7 years since being given a 2% chance of living 2 years, 5 years since passing that 2% mark. In the world of cancer, 5 years survival is considered cured (even if you are full … Continue reading

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Causes of Heart Disease (and cancer)

World Renowned Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease 7 years ago I was sent home “Palliative care only” and given a 2% chance of living 2 years (metastasized melanoma). That got my attention. I did my … Continue reading

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Video Interview with Justin from Ideapod

You tube video of the interview with Justin recorded 4pm NZ time 19th April: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1FbFuSdz7o

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New cancer drug delivery system

New cancer-drug delivery system uses magnetically guided bacteria to target cancerous tumors with high precision Bacteria that detect both magnetic field lines and low-oxygen concentrations This is interesting, but it also displays the great weakness of our current context of … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Health

Ideapod – Health Confessions I got my wakeup call 6 years ago, watching my oncologist write “palliative care only” on my file, and hearing him say “Go home and get your affairs in order. You could be dead in 6 … Continue reading

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Today the 6th anniversary

Today is 6 years since being given the terminal cancer diagnosis, and being told I had a 2% chance of surviving 2 years, and sent home with a file note “palliative care only”. That must put me close to the … Continue reading

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