I was on a long journey to survive cancer. Read about it here.

Now I'm on a cooking journey to make healthy, quick and delicious food.

Follow my adventures with these Instant Pot recipes and Nuwave oven recipes!


Giving Thanks 2014: My secret confession.

Keep Calm and Give ThanksHappy Thanksgiving to All!

Since my cancer diagnosis almost 7 years ago, I've encountered many people with cancer. The interesting thing is a large proportion of them have non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Anti-PD1 Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer: Video and Summary

This is an excellent video explaining immunotherapy in lung cancer, primarily focusing on anti-PD1.

This video was published November 4, 2014 by Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE).

Dr. Jack West (Swedish Cancer Center, Seattle) moderates this discussion with Dr. Julie Brahmer (John Hopkins, Baltimore) and Dr. Ben Creelan (Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa).

Red Band Society Episode 4: A Sarcoma Patient's Perspective

Red Band Society Episode 4 - There's No Place Like Homecoming
red band society episode 4Leo wants to excel at soccer again after receiving a sports scholarship.

5 Ways to Avoid MRI Claustrophobia

5 Ways to avoid MRI claustrophobia

Claustrophobia is one of the biggest hinderance to getting an MRI scan.

In addition, MRI scans are long, making it quite an arduous endeavor!

5 Tips to Prepare for an MRI Scan

5 Tips to Prepare for an MRI ScanAfter going through more than 20 MRIs and a lot of trial and error, I've learned to prepare for MRI scans in as efficient and comfortable a manner as possible!  

Since MRI scans are a challenge in and of themselves, I hope these tips will make it stress-free leading up to the MRI scan.

One Pot Rice Cooker Shitake Chicken Rice

one pot shitake chicken rice recipe healthy eatingThis is my comfort food - succulent chicken over rice, with the umami of shitake mushrooms and a hint of spice from the ginger.

How to Minimize CT Scan Radiation Damage

3 Tips to Minimize CT scan radiation damageOne major concern with CT scans is the radiation damage it can cause.

This becomes more of an issue when you get frequent CT scans, as in the case of routine cancer monitoring. Ever since I was diagnosed, I have had an average of 4 chest CT scans each year.

 How much radiation do I get from a CT scan?

Guide to the Jesse H. Jones Rotary House International Hotel, MD Anderson Hotel

Guide to the MD Anderson Rotary House HotelEverything is bigger in Texas, and the MD Anderson Cancer Center is no exception!
The cancer center is spread over several 10+ story buildings.

Jesse H. Jones Rotary House International, MD Anderson Hotel Review

Renovated MD Anderson Rotary House International Hotel reviewThe Rotary House International Hotel is connected to the MD Anderson Cancer Center complex. Since the hotel is owned by MD Anderson, it caters to the needs of the patient.

Gifts for Cancer Patients

More than 10 gift ideas for cancer patients

What are good gifts for cancer patients?

Over my cancer journey, I've received many thoughtful gifts that warmed my heart and lifted my spirit!

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