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{ Monthly Archives } December 2009

Oesophageal cancer: prognosis

Yesterday I left you with the news that I had been diagnosed with oesophageal cancer. The most pressing questions at that point are: how bad is it? and can it be treated or even cured? Answering the first question is called staging. In my case the initial test was a CT scan to determine whether […]

Oesophageal cancer: diagnosis

They say you should always start a story in the middle, and boy did this one start that way! I was initially diagnosed with oesophageal cancer on 14 December 2009. But it took over four months from the time I first noticed something wrong until I got the diagnosis. I’ll tell that story today, then […]