Senior year at Willamette University brings new opportunities.
It's the end of the line for treatment.
A returning WWII veteran takes up an unlikely field of study.
A chaotic childhood leads to education and opportunity.
Tracing my physicist grandfather's origins to an unexpected place.
First in a series investigating what exactly my grandfather did at the Hanford Engineer works.
Trust, but verify. On second thought, just verify.
Why interpretations from this special breed of doctor should be considered carefully.
Treating my terminal disease like a research problem and finding a lead.
The Standard of Care treatment fails.
Time to face the elephant in the room.
Discovering that the medicine cabinet for my terminal disease was filled with fluff.
Coming to terms with a disease that can change who you are.
Undergoing a chemical and radiological exorcism.
Understanding why half of patients will take a drug offering little to no benefit.
The disquieting limits to glioblastoma's front-line diagnostic technique.
A close look at one reason that glioblastoma remains incurable despite decades of research.
Clawing back lost abilities, one at a time.
Coming to grips with a disease whose best treatment is not very good.
Learning that rehabilitation is not something given, but rather something taken back.
Cognitive and physical impairments come home to roost.
Getting my first post-operation MRI was no fun.
Shedding light on a little-discussed aspect of having brain cancer.
My symptoms get much worse after brain surgery.
I finally get a name for my attacker.