Been gone a bit too long

So many things have been going on in my life, and I have neglected working on something that is important to me. So far I have had no problems with the melanoma returning, but I guess the testing time is about 5 years or more for it to reappear. Lost someone that was very important …

Today’s Appointment

Had a biopsy done on my back, Doctor said it was probably nothing.  Had him look at a spot on my son, he recommended removal.  The bad part its on his testicals and he is 7 and not really looking forward to this.  I will be talking with the surgeon concerning this and schedule it …

Pleurisy

Been sick since last week, finally feeling a bit better.  I wonder what caused this, all the years of smoking or the flu or pneumonia.  I have appointment with my son this morning for a body mapping.  Then I will go find out about the pleurisy.

Sunscreen & You

What Are Sunscreens? Sunscreens are chemical agents that help prevent the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation from reaching the skin. Two types of ultraviolet radiation, UVA and UVB, damage the skin and increase your risk of skin cancer. UVB is the chief culprit behind sunburn, while UVA rays, which penetrate the skin more deeply, are associated …

Doctors and Prognosis

Why is it that some doctors tell us things about what stage we are when they have little knowledge of what it is we really have. I have seen or heard of doctors telling their patients that they are a certian stage when they really don’t know what stage you are. There is a difference …

Deciding on a Treatment

There are so many websites out there claiming to have a cure for almost anything. If there was a cure, it would spread around the world in minutes. We spend so much time searching the internet for a glimmer of hope. How does one make a educated decision on what novel treatment might work. When …

Outrun the Sun

I was told about this site and think its a great organization. This would be something that we could all help out with. I would like to start a run down on the Gulf Coast, since we are in a area that this is a concern. The information available online for melanoma is vast, the …