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Re: [MOL] HBO Special/Peggy



Thanks bunches Peggy!  I asked about the color of cancer as I have been told
that a surgeon can tell immediately if it is cancer or not; by the color and
texture. That cancer is a gray color.Take care friend, lillian




Warmly, lillian

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----- Original Message -----
From: Peggy Hall <peghall@tir.com>
To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Sent: Friday, March 31, 2000 7:25 AM
Subject: Re: [MOL] HBO Special/Peggy


> Lil,
>
> It will be showing up again on HBO and as soon as it does I will tape it
this
> time.  We tuned in a few minutes late and I got lazy and didn't setup the
> taping.  But I will.  They did mention that more people are living with
rather
> than dying from cancer today.  A doctor they interviewed gave a wonderful
> interview telling everyone that the biggest misconception is that cancer
is a
> death sentence. They went  over the most common cancers, explaining how
many new
> each year, how many die each year.  They followed serveral people thru a
few
> types of cancers and showed them to be in an on-going fight, with two of
them
> dying.  The show could have had more impact in the survivor arena.  Anyone
not
> involved in the fight might have tuned out because it seemed to be
clinical and
> somewhat depressing if you're not actively involved yourself.  The best
part of
> the entire show was the encouragement to join clinical trials, with info
about
> how to find out about trials, why they are needed and what it would mean
if
> people joined them.  You can see more about this show at www.HBO.com, they
are
> leaving the links on their site for up to 6 months.
>
> The surgery was on colon cancer - they cut out a foot section of a woman's
bowel
> that had cancer.  It amazes me that it is hard to tell the cancer tumors
the
> regular cells by the naked eye.  It appeared to be an eruption at one spot
and
> in another more like a thickness of the bowel lining.  Real interesting.
I will
> copy and send toyou when it comes on again, I'm sure it'll be really soon.
>
> Peggy
>
> Lillian wrote:
>
> > Guess which dummy did not know she did not have HBO, only basic
cable????
> > So I  did not get to see the show.  Did they mention that more people
live
> > with cancer today than die?  Did they cover all cancers and the newest
most
> > effective treatments?  Or was this mostly colon because it is colon
cancer
> > awareness month?  What color was the tumor?  Come on now feel sorry for
me
> > and give me all the low down.  Your friend, lillian
> >
> > Warmly, lillian
> >
> > We invite you to take a look at our Album.
> > www.angelfire.com/sc/molangels/index.html
> >
> >   ( Very informational, good tips, Molers pictures, art work and much
> > more....
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Peggy Hall <peghall@tir.com>
> > To: MOL <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
> > Sent: Friday, March 31, 2000 6:29 AM
> > Subject: [MOL] HBO Special
> >
> > > Good Morning Everyone,
> > >
> > > I'm definitely surprised at the quietness of this group concerning
last
> > > nights HBO special.   I for one enjoyed the program.  Of course, it
> > > highlighted what we on the forum already figured out "if you want it
> > > done, do it yourself".  But, of course, we have each other and a lot
of
> > > good resource on this forum.  Lil, we got our "fix" on on-line surgery
> > > last night didn't we?  I liked seeing what a tumor of the colon looked
> > > like, it is different than I thought it would be.  As I predicted, my
> > > husband left the room and kept asking if it was over yet.
> > >
> > > I think I would show HOPE in an even better light than the show did.
> > > There were a lot of facts and figures, but now enough survivors to
suit
> > > me.  I suppose it is because we do have such a long way to go with
> > > cancer, but there are a lot of survivors who fought the hard fight and
> > > are living proof now.  Oh well, guess I'll have to create my own show
if
> > > I want to have it as perfect as I see it. LOL.
> > >
> > > Peggy
> > >
> >
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