Author Archive: Dena Battle


Our Community is Growing at KCCure

July 23, 2016 - Add Comment

Kidney Cancer Chronicles doesn’t get much new writing anymore, but that’s because we’re [...]

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The Path Forward – Introducing KCCure

June 30, 2016 - 2 Comments

This blog began as a caringbridge site. Some of you may remember Chris’s funny opening line – [...]

This Moment

August 6, 2013 - 61 Comments

I make my way from Chris’s parent’s house just outside of Savannah to Tybee Island.  The girls [...]

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July 21, 2013 - 46 Comments

Ruth 1:16-17 “Entreat me not to leave you, Or to turn back from following after you; For [...]

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No Wrong Turns

July 12, 2013 - 22 Comments

  Last week, I drove up to Virginia from Savannah.  It’s around 575 miles and on a good day, [...]

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New Problems, New Questions Put on Hold

June 24, 2013 - 19 Comments

When a doctor tells you that you have cancer or that your cancer is progressing, your first thought [...]

Not the news we had hoped for

June 13, 2013 - 43 Comments

The news wasn’t good today.  I wish I could make this post funny or add a cute little anecdote, [...]

Tell the FDA that we need Tivo!

May 23, 2013 - 24 Comments

As you might recall, a few weeks back, Chris and I both were soundly dismissed by the FDA’s [...]

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Cycling off Cabo didn’t work as planned

April 24, 2013 - 11 Comments

Our plan to take a week off of Cabozantinib didn't go as planned. Things got worse.


Has anyone seen Chris’s Thyroid?

April 19, 2013 - 14 Comments

Cabozantinib continues to hold Chris's disease stable, but some of the side effects are progressing.

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