How biomarker testing helped shape one man’s lung cancer journey
November 30, 2021
Through a mentor and support groups, I started to realize there were potential treatment options beyond chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. After talking to my doctor, I learned about the multitude of tests that could be conducted and potentially open the door to additional treatment options.
Knowledge is Power - Why you should #KnowYourBiomarker
November 23, 2021
When I was diagnosed 8 years ago with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), I was told I had 6 months to live. It was the worst time of my life, and I wallowed in misery for nearly a week before I decided I needed to take action. I turned to the internet, which at first did nothing to alleviate my misery. But then I stumbled upon the patient advocacy organization LUNGevity and made a phone call that changed the trajectory of my entire diagnosis.
The Meaning of Happiness
November 23, 2021
When someone has all the wealth, power and status that anyone could ever want, are they necessarily happy? Are all these accomplishments and the self-satisfaction they bring ‘all there is’? Or is there some greater degree of happiness, which it is possible to achieve?
Getting in Touch with the Source of Creation
September 9, 2021
What you are looking for is within you, not outside of you. What is within you, no one can deny you except yourself. It remains unexperienced because you have not created the necessary thirst to experience it. There is no other reason.
June 6, 2019
In August 2013 my primary care physician told me the CT scan indicates possible cancer and I should immediately see a pulmonologist. Easier said than done in Southern California, I could not find a pulmonologist that could see me for months. My wife
The Importance of Biomarker Testing
January 31, 2019
One of the driving reasons why I was gripped with fear on hearing I have lung cancer is the thought of chemotherapy and all the awful ways that is portrayed on TV.
The Ugly Truth
January 1, 2019
Most people are shocked when I say I was finally diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer in August 2013, as though it is a good thing.
You see, after two years of constantly having to clear my throat when speaking and a ragged hissing sound while exhaling, I was exhausted from going from one physician to another with no solution for my symptoms.
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