Sunday Morning Opera: Update on Our Favorite Barihink


Screen Shot 2015-06-06 at 11.01.23 PMNOTE: I am not going to delve into the information I found about our favorite Barihunk’s health.  Apparently, he is doing well, and responding quite well to treatment.  He has chosen to keep things private.  I’m not going to violate that privacy other than to present links to an article I discovered.  According to the article, they caught the tumor early.  That’s good.  My prayers have been that he would come to this country.  Evidently he did, for diagnostic work, and maybe even a treatment plan. Even if the Royal Marsden is listed as one of the top cancer hospitals in the world, but I think we have several here, which are better.  I think, right here in ABQ, the cure to many brain related cancers has already been discovered, and is now going to the FDA for approval.

The other day I found an article, out of Russia, an interview with Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s parents.  I’m linking to the Russian version.  I used Microsoft translator.  I don’t use Google Chrome.  I’m told it is an easy translation.  This is the translation I used.  The link opened, again, for me.

He stays in our prayers.

For anyone who has had to deal with melanoma, like I have, the knowledge there is now a treatment that is basically a cure for the late stage of the disease is exciting, and possibly life-saving.  I’ve lived with the specter of the disease since 1997.