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Black for Melanoman Ribbon

Black for Melanoma Ribbon

These are the blogs of my two favorite Mindys…

They are in the midst of a battle with Stage IV Melanoma.  One as a patient, one as a wife. If you know me, you know that I am not religious.  They make me pray.  Please send them your prayers.

Mindy Stanley – Melanoma Wife

Mindy Lanoux – Melanoma Warrior

Featured in the NY Times article on MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Keep fighting.  Love to both of you…

Em

3 responses

  1. emily, how you warm my heart! first of all, because you are praying, second, because you continue to fight too!! without my faith in God, and support/encouragement from great friends like you, i would not be able to make it through each and every day. i love you girl!!!! thank you so much for sharing this journey with me! 🙂

    March 4, 2010 at 4:18 am

    • I am praying for you. And I want everyone to know your story. I envy your faith in god and hope that I will someday have the same. Love, Em

      PS – I love listening to your blog music! XOXO

      March 4, 2010 at 4:32 am

  2. Julian

    1.
    The effect of tricyclic antidepressants on cutaneous melanoma cell lines and primary cell cultures.
    Parker KA, Glaysher S, Hurren J, Knight LA, McCormick D, Suovouri A, Amberger-Murphy V, Pilkington GJ, Cree IA.
    Anticancer Drugs. 2011 Sep 2. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID:
    21897201
    [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

    Antioxidant activity of fluoxetine: studies in mice melanoma model.
    Kirkova M, Tzvetanova E, Vircheva S, Zamfirova R, Grygier B, Kubera M.
    Cell Biochem Funct. 2010 Aug;28(6):497-502.
    PMID:
    20803706
    [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
    Related citations
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    Age-dependent stimulatory effect of desipramine and fluoxetine pretreatment on metastasis formation by B16F10 melanoma in male C57BL/6 mice.
    Kubera M, Grygier B, Arteta B, Urbańska K, Basta-Kaim A, Budziszewska B, Leśkiewicz M, Kołaczkowska E, Maes M, Szczepanik M, Majewska M, Lasoń W.
    Pharmacol Rep. 2009 Nov-Dec;61(6):1113-26.
    PMID:
    The antidepressant sertraline downregulates Akt and has activity against melanoma cells.
    Reddy KK, Lefkove B, Chen LB, Govindarajan B, Carracedo A, Velasco G, Carrillo CO, Bhandarkar SS, Owens MJ, Mechta-Grigoriou F, Arbiser JL.
    Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2008 Aug;21(4):451-6.
    PMID:
    18710373
    [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE

    October 2, 2011 at 2:22 am

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