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Entries Tagged as 'Cancer'

Back in one piece

April 21st, 2019 · 1 Comment · Life

It looks like that cancer thing is over now. Still to be confirmed, but it is all looking good so far. I went in for an operation to remove the tumour, along with a big chunk of my oesophagus, on April 10th. After that I spent about a week in intensive care before getting released […]

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January health update

February 1st, 2019 · 2 Comments · Life

I know I said that I don’t intend to bang on about my experiences with cancer, but will indulge in the odd update for those who are interested. The story so far (TL;DR version): after increasing difficulty swallowing I got diagnosed with having a cancerous tumour in my oesophagus. Various scans confirmed the diagnosis and […]

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Food, glorious food

January 3rd, 2019 · 1 Comment · Life

Things are very much looking up as far as food is concerned. In the summer I was finding it increasingly harder to eat. More and more things became impossible, until I got to the point where all I could manage was Weetabix and soup, and then I couldn’t manage Weetabix any more and could only […]

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Fantastic Voyage

December 19th, 2018 · Comments Off on Fantastic Voyage · Life

I don’t want to bang on about this cancer of mine, and will try to avoid doing so, but a thought struck me the other day. In the last few months I have had an endoscopy, an ultrasound endoscopy, a laparoscopy, a CT scan, a PET CT scan, and MRI scan of the brain and […]

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Unwelcome growth

November 28th, 2018 · 2 Comments · Life

The tl;dr version: I have some cancer, but it will probably all work out in the end. To expand on that a little…

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