Submitted by Texas_wedge on Tue, 09/04/2012 - 2:46am
In default of better structure in the CSN, I'm storing here references to earlier threads of particular value. [Perhaps I can organise these a bit later to channel research most effectively.]
Sun, 09/23/2012 - 8:28am
IL2 side effects and coping etc and sundry other topics
"Interleukin-2 treatments for Stage 4 RCC" at http://csn.cancer.org/node/202594
2012 paper summarising current treatment options at
and a brief exchange about trial qualification criteria on
I'm patient 16.
I'm Subject #13.
ACS article by William C. Phelps, Ph.D
Anal cancer is a malignancy occurring in the anus or anal orifice: the endmost gastrointestinal tract opening. It is where solid waste exits the body and it has two sphincter muscles. Usually, this cancer is a squamous cell carcinoma of either a keratinizing or non-keratinizing nature. It is a very rare cancer type that manifests symptoms similar to hemorrhoids. This is one of the reasons why this condition is diagnosed late; some anal cancer patients mistake it for simple hemorrhoids.
A good article on the www about Laparoscopic Esophagectomy.
Details about How I Prepared My Bedroom and Bathroom for the long recovery period from Laparoscopic Esophagectomy surgery. Downloadable 2-page .pdf document with Pictures and a Parts List.
Bed Angle -- 5-degree slope is enough bed angle to be effective yet comfortable when sleeping, and it’s probably a permanent requirement; best sleep was/is obtained by laying flat (i.e., not using a wedge or stack of pillows to bend back and neck up).
17 year old schoolgirl Angela Zhang's pioneering research work on cancer detection and possible treatment
Johns Hopkins Scientists Map Genes for Common Form of Brain Cancer
Describes effects of the sun on the body and use of SPF.