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Canada AM segment on brain tumours

The week of May 10th-13th, 2010, CTV’s Canada AM is featuring a segment on brain tumours. It airs at approximately 07:45 each morning, but is also available on the web here.

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Well I guess it’s an annual update!

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to update the website. For anyone who is still interested, I’m still around and surviving quite well. Life on the farm suits me…I just wish I could be there more often, as … Continue reading

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Moving farther away (or not)

At the end of June we moved away from Bowmanville, Ontario (where my brain tumour story started) to a hobby farm about 125 km farther east. Simultaneously I rented an apartment in Toronto so that I could eliminate the lengthy … Continue reading

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A new diagnosis

Some time ago I posted about the search for a differential diagnosis after I experienced symptoms that might have been TIA/stroke, seizure or perhaps classical migraine with neurological symptoms. Recently I went to see a neurologist for a consult at … Continue reading

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11 Years Tonight

Who would have believed it? I still can’t. Today I have survived for 11 years since the first presentation of my brain tumor. This is the first day of the rest of my life.

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Scheduled MRI

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Feeling numb

Lately I’ve been having episodes similar to what I described in this post. I never really got a satisfactory explanation of what happened back in November ’03. This time the same thing has happened 4-5 times in the last six … Continue reading

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Can it be 10 years?

Yikes, those 10 years really went by fast. To recap, first presentation Feb 14th, 1997. Diagnosed gbm and given 9-18 month prognosis. Biopsy only, followed by radiation and chemo (CCNU.) Watch and wait for the last several years, but no … Continue reading

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Latest clinic visit

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Next clinic visit coming up…

It’s just under a month until my next clinic appointment, and I have nothing new to report on the brain tumor front…which is good! My wife recently had a suspicious mole removed and the biopsy came back “Melanoma, Stage 1”. … Continue reading

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