Contribute to new cancer book

Passing along this email I received today from Becky McGuiness F=Check out the link below. Looks like a great project….Take care, Dennis

I got bone cancer at 21 in 2008 and now in part
I have an idea to create a brochure/book
with poems for all cancer patients regardless of cancer
and if male/female and young and old, it also have ideas,
advice and links to cancer blogs.
When I was going through cancer I found it hard to find
other cancer patients journeys to read, and just socially
communicating or reading a brochure that wasn’t
medical information.
I’d love to add your Being Cancer Network website link on book I’m making so people can join in with your community ;-).
@FixersUK on twitter are supporting me and funding to make cancer

It should hopefully be made around sept/oct 2013 this year.


About Dennis Pyritz

Dennis W. Pyritz, RN, BA, BSN, has been a cancer nurse since 1987 and a cancer and bone marrow transplant survivor since 2004. In December 2001 he was diagnosed with t-cell prolymphocytic leukemia (T-PLL), a rare aggressive form of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Dennis was treated with the then new monoclonal antibody, alemtuzumab (Campath) as this disease has a median survival of 7.5 months. He achieved a 26 month remission but relapsed in February 2004. He was retreated with Campath and went into a second remission. In August 2004 he underwent an allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplant with his brother, Mark, as donor. Dennis has remained in remission since - a near miracle. Throughout his career as cancer nurse and patient, Dennis has had the opportunity to speal to both lay and professional groups. Dennis has spoken on cancer topics and survival issues across the country as well as in the United Kingdom, Norway, Austria, Portugal, Honduras, Panama, Guatemala, Trinidad, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Cyrpus, Israel, and India.

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