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“The Good Doctor” and the Bad Script

ABC’s new show “The Good Doctor” did something amazing this week.  They did a show that featured Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis.  The fact that anyone outside of a hospital knows the name of this rare cancer that nearly killed my baby is amazing.   I am thrilled the name got out there.  But rather than bringing awareness… Continue reading “The Good Doctor” and the Bad Script

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Life After Childhood Cancer

I’ve never been a fan of scary movies.  I don’t know why, I just don’t do them.  Don’t get me wrong, a good book series about zombies or the apocalypse or ghost hauntings, and I’m there with my kindle, a 32 oz of cold coffee, and a growl at the husband for interrupting my book… Continue reading Life After Childhood Cancer

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Childhood Cancer/Histiocyctosis and the tattoo covered scar it left behind.

Okay, so this going to be a heavy one.  Sorry in advance.   September is both Childhood Cancer Awareness Month AND Histiocytosis Awareness Month.  Most likely, you have never heard of Histiocytosis, and that’s cause it’s a REALLY rare cancer that mostly hits small children, usually infants and toddlers, and can show up with symptoms that… Continue reading Childhood Cancer/Histiocyctosis and the tattoo covered scar it left behind.