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I Was Just Sitting Alone On My Brain-Porch

I was just sitting alone on my brain-porch when death sat down beside me.  My brain-porch is a solitary place where I figuratively sit during meditation. I look out on fields or woods, whatever landscape I conjure, and when any … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t the radiation kill the normal cells?

Why doesn’t the radiation kill the normal cells? I asked Dr. Schupak this question. I told her that I understand that the radiation damages the cancer cells’ DNA, rendering them unable to reproduce. But I didn’t understand why DNA damage … Continue reading

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What really happens during radiation therapy:

What really happens during radiation therapy: “Not sure why my kin staked a claim here in Cleavage Valley, Linda County. There was pesticides and alcohol from back in the day, but not ‘nough for those pioneers to write home about. … Continue reading

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What really happens during chemotherapy:

What really happens during chemotherapy: Bert tried to grab hold of the slick cartilage at bone’s end, but not having hands made that difficult. Tears ran. A defeatist, “How will I ever get to the trabecular bone tissue if I … Continue reading

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