This blog is a place where I will translate interesting findings in biomedical and basic science research from scientific jargon to plain old English. The bottom line: You don't need a PhD to understand science!

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

On "sabbatical" fighting lymphoma

I have been diagnosed with primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma. That's a complicated way to say that one of my immune system cells began dividing uncontrollably and formed massive tumors in my chest. Cancer at 29...not what I was expecting... If you'd like to follow my progress fighting this disease, you can read about my experiences at Thank you for your support!