A Hero meets a Legend on a roller coaster

Hero meets Legend

There is so much to write about and share with you.  First and most importantly is that Jack is no longer receiving chemotherapy treatments.  He has endured 48 weeks of this treatment and we are now glad it is over.  On the very last week he came down with awful, debilitating mouth sores and perhaps the last 2 weeks were the worst of the entire process.  So there is joy in that he has completed his chemo but anxiety with the impending MRI next week to see what effect chemotherapy had on shrinking his brainstem glioma.  I will write more about this later but we always, ALWAYS wonder if...

Beating Cancer

So it will take not one hero but many. Sharp — a Nobel Prize-winning molecular biologist who studies the genetic causes of cancer — is recruiting special-forces units to fight back. For the past four years, he has been wrangling dream teams funded by Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C), an organization started by entertainment-industry figures unhappy with the progress being made against America’s most deadly disease. Cancer still kills in large numbers: an estimated 580,350 people will die of the disease in the U.S. this year, according to the National Cancer Institute. Another 1.7 million cases...