"Women with HER2 +3 who were administered trastuzumab [Herceptin] as part of the standard of care prior to receiving the vaccine experienced no cases of cancer recurrence."
I can't believe someone got funded to study this.
"Eli was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. Zoo veterinarians have monitored him closely since then, said spokeswoman Erica Hansen, in part because cancer is rare in orangutans. He was the only male known to have it, along with two females."
I am definitely guilty of personifying cancer. The name of my blog is Booby and the Beast, after all. I've talked about hunting down and eradicating cancer cells. I've compared chemo to smart-bombs. But I don't know that any of what I've done is brave, certainly not heroic. I'm just not sure how else to talk about living with cancer. I thought this post was excellent food for thought.
"And I don’t want anyone at my funeral saying, “She fought bravely.” Because really, who doesn’t?"
A teenager shares his cancer journey in pictures on Instagram.