Tag Archives: NIH

NIH and the Government Shutdown

Across my news feed in Facebook  this article shows-http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2013/10/03/patients-admitted-to-clinical-trials-losing-hope-as-gov-shutdown-continues/ 8-Year-Old Cancer Patient Among Those Affected By Government Shutdown October 3, 2013 5:35 PM View Comments Reporting Jessica Kartalija BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Every week, hundreds of patients, including children, are admitted to new … Continue reading

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A year ago today :-(

On April 1st, 2009, John had surgery at NIH/NCI (National Institute of Health/National Cancer Institute).  We were cautiously optimistic going into the surgery.  NIIH had the best success rates with stage IV melanoma and could boast of quite a few … Continue reading

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Lounging pants

John liked to be comfortable when he was just hanging out in the house.  He’d usually have on a comfy T-shirt and what he referred to as “lounging shorts.” After John has his surgery at NIH in April, he asked … Continue reading

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