Chronic Psoriasis

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death The most underestimated disease? Lets face it nobody is going to die from an itchy body? Well actually……. The name of the disease (psoriasis) comes from the Greek word for itch, “psora,” excessive scratching can cause bleeding, making the problem worse, leading to potential infection, even sepsis if not caught early. Psoriasis sufferersContinue reading “Chronic Psoriasis”

Cancer Clinical Trials

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most common malignancy and second leading cause of cancer-related death amongst men in the Western World. The idea to utilise the patients’ immune system to fight tumours has revolutionized the field of anticancer therapy within the last decade. In fact, immunotherapeutic approaches have been triumphant in several highlyContinue reading “Cancer Clinical Trials”

A Busy Day

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. “Scanxiety.” A word that has featured in several of my posts. For people who have had a cancer diagnosis, undergoing imaging scans, prostate cancer PSA tests, can lead to a variety of emotions. It is common to feel stress or worry in the period before a medical test, during the test, and while waitingContinue reading “A Busy Day”

Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death I have incurable cancer. I want to live longer than my predicted life expectancy. (Currently) I have a 3% likelihood of being alive post 2025.   So far, I have had four consultants (oncologists) in charge of my cancerContinue reading “Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine”

Doctor, What About Immunotherapy?

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death As a cancer sufferer I am increasingly frustrated by the lack of availability (access) to any of the ground-breaking ‘new’ treatments that are widely published? Almost exclusively, such treatments, often clinical trials, are only available to those near toContinue reading “Doctor, What About Immunotherapy?”