Tag Archive | Cancer

Address Africa: I’m moving to Senegal

THIS WAS ME In 2006, I was diagnosed with stage II  renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer). As a result, I endured multiple surgeries (related/unrelated) and a whole lot of grief. My body owns a road map of scars: abdomen, flank, and spine to name a few. The largest healed and grew a grotesque keloid  which […]

Ebony Magazine: Cancer Journals in the Raw

As a matter of fact, these cancer journals ARE about me. I pray that cancer may never be about you. For those who support my writing, thank you. For those who are hung up over the diction (that means there are three words of profanity in each), I also pray that your pious religious beliefs and […]

Thyroid Cancer, Women, and Dr. Oz!

Subject:cancer   Subject: Dr. Oz TV Show A friend of mine sent this to me.   On Wednesday, Dr. Oz had a show on the fastest growing cancer in women, thyroid cancer.  It was a very interesting program and he mentioned that the increase could possibly be related to the use of dental x-rays and […]