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The Spark of Something Greater, by Beverly Hicks Burch

"Often it was the most unlikely people who found within themselves a spark of something greater. It probably was always there, but most people are never tested, and they go through their whole lives without ever knowing that when things are at their worst, they are at their best.” ~ Jonathan Maberry, Rot and Ruin… Continue reading The Spark of Something Greater, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Cool Dude from Team GSI, by Beverly Hicks Burch

My Tall & Handsome…the cool dude of Team GSI.. This was taken after the Race for the Cure in Savannah. I was Team GSI’s “survivor”…surviving 29 1/2 cancer free years of non-smoking lung cancer in my right lung and 16 1/2 cancer free years of non-smoking lung cancer in my left lung. Yes, people, it… Continue reading The Cool Dude from Team GSI, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Primary Sjogren’s Syndrome: Blood deficiencies are strong predictors of poor outcome

Primary Sjogren's Syndrome: Blood deficiencies are strong predictors of poor outcome. If you are a Sjogren's pateint then I highly recommend you read this article. As  a SS patient myself, I knew I had an increased risk for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. This article ties in what I've suspected all along...a connection to lung cancer. That would… Continue reading Primary Sjogren’s Syndrome: Blood deficiencies are strong predictors of poor outcome

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Anniversary – Part 1, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Anniversary – Part 1 By Beverly Hicks Burch I am approaching an anniversary in a few days (Oct. 25th). It’s an anniversary I hope I don’t share with too many people. You see on Oct. 25th, 1995 a thoracic surgeon removed 60% of my left lung because of cancer. It’s so hard to believe it’s… Continue reading Anniversary – Part 1, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Women’s Health Part II: It Takes Your Breath Away, by Beverly Hicks Burch

If I was to ask you to name the number one cancer that kills women, what would you answer? Breast cancer? Ovarian cancer? If those were your answers, you guessed wrong. According to the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org), although there may be a higher occurrence of breast cancer in women, lung cancer kills more women… Continue reading Women’s Health Part II: It Takes Your Breath Away, by Beverly Hicks Burch