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Jan 08

Slipping Out Of Detroit

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1-8-2014 – Hello again, and a Happy New Year to you all!  My last year was great, and I expect the new one will be too! Mom and I took another drive down to Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit a couple of days ago, on Monday, for my regularly scheduled appointment.  The roads were clear …

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Oct 21

12 Year Anniversary With Cancer

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10-20-2013 – Another month since the last Karmanos visit, and another year with cancer. Every year in October, I’m reminded that it was nearing Halloween when I got so deathly ill and found out I have cancer.  It’s always struck me as an interesting coincidence that this time of the year, with the ghouls and …

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May 10

PET Scan Results

Egg Coloring 3280, originally uploaded by Buck Cash. Went to see the Doctor on Wednesday to go over the PET Scan results. To get straight to THE point, no cancerous activity spotted, so the remission is ON, BABY! It did show a couple other areas of activity though. One was my sinuses, which are showing …

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May 03

PET Scan

Stranded Spider 2282, originally uploaded by Buck Cash. Well, here we are a couple months after my last post. Not much has happened medically in that time, until yesterday, when I had another PET Scan. It’s an easy procedure; Go in, get an IV, they inject the radioactive isotope marker into the bloodstream, give you …

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Feb 08

2 Months After Stem Cell Transplant

Hali Williams Drawing for Buck, originally uploaded by Buck Cash. It’s been about 2 months since my stem cell transplant, and about 6 weeks now since I updated you all here. Things seem to be going VERY well, as far as I can tell. In that time, I’ve had a couple of check-ups with Karmanos …

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Dec 22

24 Days and OUT!

Karmanos 8th Floor Hall 0239, originally uploaded by Buck Cash. So, after spending the past 24 days in a hospital bed on the 8th floor at Karmanos getting chemo and my stem cell transplant, I’m OUT, and boy am I GLAD!!! That’s just TOO TOO LONG! LOL! It’s all left me pretty nauseous, mostly because …

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Dec 03

A Week of Chemo at Karmanos

Research 2946, originally uploaded by Buck Cash. Well, it’s December 3rd, 2012 and I’m sitting in a hospital bed at Karmanos Cancer treatment center in Detroit, and all’s well. I’ve been here for nearly a week, since being admitted last Tuesday. During that time, I’ve had some kind of chemo every day, and sometimes a …

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Nov 26

What’s your favorite dressing?

Buck Dressing Change, originally uploaded by Buck Cash. I like Bleu Cheese. Second choice is Italian, then Ranch. But today’s dressing of the day is the one that keeps the site clean and covered on my tri-catheter entrance into my chest. Saw the doctor today and all went well. He gave me an exam and …

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Nov 20

A slight delay

father son retire 5994, originally uploaded by Buck Cash. Saw the doctor and someone from Pharmaceutics yesterday. The Pharm guy explained all about my upcoming chemos and stem cell transplant; What they are, how they’ll be administered, what side effects to expect, etc. It was all pretty straightforward, fairly familiar territory for me by now. …

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Nov 17

Stem Cell Collection

Stem Cell Collector 0317, originally uploaded by Buck Cash. So, I’ve been pretty busy since the last update! With my memory like swiss cheese lately, I completely forgot to collect the urine for testing starting on the 8th, so that will actually start tomorrow, Sunday, 11-17-2012, to be turned in on Monday morning at The …

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