Cancer Center Review

We decided to take a two day trip to Evanston, Illinois to visit the North Shore Kellogg Cancer Center. This cancer treatment facility, on the shores of Lake Michigan, specializes in 25 different forms of cancer treatment, including bladder cancer.

After a pretty bumpy flight into Chicago, we called Limos of Evanston to have a nice ride in an Executive stretch limo over to the cancer center. The chauffeur was extremely nice, taking our bags for us, and getting us from O’Hare airport to Kellogg Cancer Center in just under 35 minutes. We’ve grown tired of yellow taxicab drivers being grumpy, and having lead foot syndrome, so we decided to hire a professional car service.

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Choosing a Cancer Center

There’s just so many options that you can look at when choosing a cancer center. Our focus has always been on Bladder Cancer, but we would like to highlight a few main points or factors to take into account when you are selecting the center where you will get treatment.

  1. Type of care. There’s 4 basic types of care for bladder cancer. Those are:
    1. Chemotherapy
    2. Radiation
    3. Intravesical Therapy (either through Immunotherapy or Chemotherapy)
    4. Surgery

Obviously, the type of procedures you select are completely up to you, as some are very invasive, and some not as much. Basically, you should read up on the different types of procedures and see which one will work best for you, so you know in advance specifically what you are looking for.

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Getting rid of the Cancer

Good afternoon everyone. Just a quick post about getting rid of the cancer in my life. This post is not necessarily a specific form of cancer growing inside of your body, but it’s the cancer that invades our everyday lives. That cancer is called Negativity. There’s many different forms of negativity that can creep into our lives on a daily basis, but the most frequent is the negative mindset that people display when things don’t go their way. This creeped in a bit this morning as I was thinking about what to try and accomplish with my day.

You know the feeling…You wake up, feeling a bit lost or like you don’t have a specific direction that you want the day to go. This morning, I tried my usual routine that normally takes me out of this funk. This includes saying my daily affirmations, making sure that I’m reminding myself to be thankful for what I have in my life. Unfortunately, this morning nothing could really do the trick, and therefore I’ve settled into this cancerous state of being negative. Not until I started writing this post was I able to get out of it a bit, and become a productive part of society. So, I guess in a way, this blog post helped me get my head on a bit straighter!

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