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Erik Duval
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I really enjoyed the last few weeks at home. Tomorrow, I will go back to the hospital. I will have chemotherapy for a week and then I will have my stem cell transplant. (Thank you, anonymous donor!) If all goes well, I will be back home in about four…
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Positve thoughts, Erik. 2016 will be a great year for you.
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It’s really sweet to be home after 6 weeks in hospital for chemo treatment – and a lung infection as complication. My main problem now is that I am really low on energy, so this will have to be a short post. Basically, I will spend another three weeks at…
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Je hebt al zolang bewezen dat je over een enorme moed beschikt.Nog volhouden ,de genezing is op komst. Willy
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I’m almost clean: last Friday, I had  CT scan – turns out that at least 95% of the Bad Tumors are gone. It’s unclear whether the remaining 5% is still active or not. I was pretty pleased with the news, close to the best we could get. If this is a war I’m…
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Great news! I was just thinking on the train home, when will we hear from Erik and there you are :) Go for it! 
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After my better plan, I now have a newer, bester plan ;-) … Yesterday, I had a PET-CT scan and it is clear that I have too much tumor mass to go into my allogeneic stem cell transplant next week, as originally planned. So, I will start a 4 week hospital…
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A Man with a Better Plan

Although some of my Great Friends live on the “no plan plan”, I’m more of a plan person myself. I like having a plan. Still, I don’t mind abandoning a plan for a Better Plan, sometimes. A great technique is “backwards planning”: you start with the result…
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Sometimes, I have this vision where I see fear in the eyes of everybody I encounter. When that happens, everybody looks distressed and worried to me. This vision never lasts very long, but the effect always stays with me for much longer: we’re all…
Sometimes, I have this vision where I see fear in the eyes of everybody I encounter. When that happens, everybody looks distressed and worried to me. This vision never lasts very long, but the effe...
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Yesterday, I had a PET CT scan. I’m happy to report that the result was perfect. No sign of enemy activity. Bit of a relief… I am still pretty weak, so the plan has changed a bit: the current plan is to stay at home a bit longer and enter the hospital…
Yesterday, I had a PET CT scan. I'm happy to report that the result was perfect. No sign of enemy activity. Bit of a relief... I am still pretty weak, so the plan has changed a bit: the current pla...
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Since 10 days, I am back in the hospital, more or less as scheduled. An ‘interesting’ development is that I’ve lost most fine grained perception and control in my hands and legs. That’s apparently not that exceptional. It was a bit worrisome at some…
Since 10 days, I am back in the hospital, more or less as scheduled. An 'interesting' development is that I've lost most fine grained perception and control in my hands and legs. That's apparently ...
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Happy to hear that you are always open to the 'interesting' aspects of life! Keep at it! 
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I really appreciate being in a civilised environment. I guess it’s hard to define what that means. It involves people speaking softly, holding the door for someone arriving behind you, forming a recognisable queue when there’s queueing involved, actually…
I really appreciate being in a civilised environment. I guess it's hard to define what that means. It involves people speaking softly, holding the door for someone arriving behind you, forming a re...
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Hi Erik,

What a moving note and you are truly one of the brave ones. Sending good
thoughts and positive energy your way.

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Grace
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I don’t feel my work is done, and I’m not ready to rest, but I am happy that Oliver Sacks is finding peace. And now, weak, short of breath, my once-firm muscles melted away by cancer, I find my thoughts, increasingly, not on the supernatural or spiritual,…
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Sometimes, I have this vision where I see fear in the eyes of everybody I encounter. When that happens, everybody looks distressed and worried to me. This vision never lasts very long, but the effect always stays with me for much longer: we’re all…
Sometimes, I have this vision where I see fear in the eyes of everybody I encounter. When that happens, everybody looks distressed and worried to me. This vision never lasts very long, but the effe...
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As I’m writing this, there is blood from someone else dripping into my veins. Later today, I will be stronger than this morning, because someone decided sometime ago to donate blood. Someone who doesn’t know me. Someone who doesn’t get a “thank you, that…
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+Erik Duval BTW following your earlier post, I looked into donating stem cells... but I am apparently too old (over 35). Blood I can and will do however. (I am scheduled to give blood this week.)

Keep up the good fight.
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