Author Archive: Chris Battle

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Molecular Profiling — the Wave of the Future?

June 25, 2013 - 10 Comments

As options run low, our intrepid cancer travelers turn to molecular profiling for answers.


FDA committee votes no to Tivozanib

May 4, 2013 - 6 Comments

Our fearless journeymen Chris and Dena travel to FDA headquarters to urge the passage of a new [...]


I’m Back — and Back on Cabozantinib

May 3, 2013 - 23 Comments

Taking a break from Cabozantinib resulted in a downward spiral with my health. Luckily, going back [...]


Cabo — A Vacation Destination for Side Effects

April 2, 2013 - 12 Comments

A look at the side effects from the new drug Cabo.


Hope — and the Joy of Cold Cereal

February 12, 2013 - 44 Comments

After a brush with death, hope returns. I plan to embrace it.


Enjoy: Unexpected news in an email

January 25, 2013 - 47 Comments

An unexpected email brings good news to the Battle family.

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On Prednisone and Cannibalism

January 23, 2013 - 5 Comments

Prednisone is good for controlling bronchial inflammation -- less so for controlling moods and [...]


My own research mouse — and possible chemotherapy regimen

January 8, 2013 - 20 Comments

Last week's bronchoscopy did not provide the answers for which we were hoping. Our goal now is to [...]

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Johns Hopkins Cancer Ward — Not the New Year’s Party Place We’d Expected

January 2, 2013 - 17 Comments

New Year's finds Dena and me partying at Johns Hopkins hospital. Are we wild and crazy or what!


The Garden Cemetery

December 13, 2012 - 23 Comments

Told his time may be limited, a man tries to find balance between living life and preparing for [...]

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