"I got out of the Brooklyn V.A. Hospital recently. Overall, I'm very happy with the service they gave me. The Brooklyn VA might be even a bit nicer than the Manhattan VA, if possible.
"Many tests were done--CAT scans, blood tests, MRI, and of course blood pressure every five minutes.
"After about six days, it seemed that they had enough data to put together a picture. I am most definitely in stage 4, which is incurable. The best that can be done is to retard the advance of the cancer by use of radiation. Later chemotherapy will be used.
"The doctor also gave me 6-12 months to live. This, however, is not graven in adamantium. Its more like an average, and there's no reason why I couldn't be the …