Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Six-Year Post-Hysterectomy Exam

This is a follow-up to my December 13, 2019 post commemorating the six-year anniversary of my total robotic hysterectomy for endometrial adenocarcinoma—"the most common uterine malignancy in developed nations," according to an article in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Because my tumor was type 1 (the endometrioid type), stage 1B (it had penetrated about 60% through… Continue reading Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Six-Year Post-Hysterectomy Exam

Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Six Years Later

See the updated post of 12/17/19: Uterine (Endometrial Cancer: Six-Year Post-Hysterectomy Exam This year, the American Cancer Society estimated that 61,880 new cases of uterine cancer would be diagnosed and that 12,160 women—20 percent—would die from it. On December 13, 2013 (also a Friday), I underwent a total robotic hysterectomy for uterine cancer—type 1, stage… Continue reading Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Six Years Later

But what happens on February 3rd?

If, like me, you are a fan of redemption movies—and of Bill Murray—then today you tuned into AMC and watched Groundhog Day...again...and again...and again.... My favorite part of this time-warp movie comes near the end, when Phil (also the groundhog’s name) Connors finally gets it. He starts living in the ever-present moment, the only way… Continue reading But what happens on February 3rd?