A blog about us…and journey with Melanoma

My Melanoma Mindys

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…



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

    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]
    [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.
    [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
    Related citations
    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.
    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.
    [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE

    October 2, 2011 at 2:22 am

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