Overview on Cancer Survival Rates

Earlier in the year a collection of US government agencies and cancer groups released a report on cancer survival rates. I’ll spare you the analysis (although it’s worth reading), which you can find on the Oxford University Press website, but the good news is that survival rates are generally speaking trending up. The good news …

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The Incredible Power of Choice

“Life will have terrible blows in it, horrible blows, unfair blows. It doesn’t matter. And some people recover and others don’t.” – Charlie Munger   I often wonder why that happens. Recently I wrote a guest post for my good friends at @wilowallstreet on the incredible power of choice we all have.   Check it out …

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Not Fade Away – book review

Before writing the book I’ve experimented as to how I’d go about sharing my story. At first I decided to write a blog post about the book that inspired me to write about my own experience with cancer. The reception from readers was very encouraging so I decided to dig deeper. This article was originally posted …

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Why Eighteen and Cancer

I must have gone through a dozen book titles in the past few months. Some (most) were terrible ranging from ’Advice for the Fighters’ (I know, right) to ’What Else Would You Rather Do?’ (what was I thinking). Anyway, let’s be generous and say that these were working titles. It wasn’t until a trip to …

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Why this book was written

Cancer ran in my family just as I think it might have in yours or others you know. I have unfortunately lost grandparents to it but never thought that it was something waiting for me in life. I’ll take you back a few years to 2003 when I was eighteen. Life couldn’t have been any …

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