What's New in the
Acoustic Neuroma Patient Archive


January, 2007
- we have won the Health Leader Award 2006! The logo is on top of the homepage.
- updated the Social Security Disability section on our homepage
- updated the Tinnitus page
- updated email address for Jonathan Kantor, Ken Carpenter
- updated links to Brian Lloyd's web site One Ear to the Ground
- updated Byron Jones (FSR, surgery)
- updated Miscellaneous Links

March, 2006
- updated John & Del Barwick (FSR, Australia), Deb Vellines (Cyberknife)

March, 2005
- updated Barney Sherman (wait-and-watch), Bill Macdonald (FSR) in the Patient Directory;
- added Deb Vellines (wait-and-watch), K. Morris (FSR) to the Patient Directory;
- added
A Time to Heal, prayers and Bible verses by Deb Vellines that are helping her deal with this diagnosis, in hope that they also help others;
- added Tips for Monitoring your Hearing by K. Morris

November 19, 2003
- added section for patients who had Both Radiosurgery and Surgery to the Patient Directory;
- added AN and the Law subsection
in the Dealing with the Medical Establishment section;
- added legal cases for M. Louis and Melanie Fox to the AN and the Law section;

- added a page on Cyberknife, linked from
the Treatment Options section;
- added Mark McLaren, John Baransy (CyberKnife) to the Patient Directory;

- added
Kathleen Renfroe (FSR), Rick Everingham (translab)
to the Patient Directory;
- updated Sid Beinart, Barney Sherman (wait-and-watch) in the Patient Directory;
- updated Robin Moyer (FSR), Roberto Procopio (FSR, Brazil) in the Patient Directory

- added the University of Utah Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program to the Radiosurgeon Directory;
- expanded FSR Q&A and Surgical approaches in the Treatment Options section;
- expanded Steroids and Eye Care pages in the Resources for Recovery section;
- expanded Tinnitus in the ANs and Your Body section;
- expanded CSF Leaks, Hydrocephalus and Cognitive Problems in the AN Complications Directory;
- expanded Malignancy page in the AN Myths section;
- updated AN Size and Growth and Tests and Studies in ANs and Your Body section;
- updated Tackling Headaches and Complications page in the Complications and Recovery section
- updated MRIs in the Treatment Options section;
- updated the AN Hall of Shame in the AN World section;
- updated Hearing Systems page in Resources for Recovery section;
- updated the link to the Acoustic Neuroma Physicians page
from the main page;
- added a link to University of Pittsburgh Acoustic Neuroma web site from the main page;
- added a link to the UK BAHA Patient Site
from the main page;
- updated AN News in the AN World section;

August 14, 2003
- updated the AN Hall of Shame in the AN World section;
- added a link to the CyberKnife Patient Support web site to the main page;
- updated the link to the Seattle's Acoustic Neuroma Group web site from the main page;

- added Simon Rose, Hannah Joyner (surgery), Tom Newton (pre-surgery) to the Patient Directory
;
- added Pat Elliott, David White (FSR), James Thompson (GK) to the Patient Directory
;
- updated Barney Sherman, Marilyn Bush (
wait-and-watch) in the Patient Directory;
- updated Byron, Judy Habib, Eric Bauer, John Armitage, Mark McLaren (FSR) in the Patient Directory;
- updated Gary Washmon (FSR, then surgery), Bill Shaw (GK) in the Patient Directory;
- updated
Melvyn Fagrew, David Wrubel (surgery) in the Patient Directory;
- updated the Radiosurgeon Directory in the AN Treatments section (added GK in Greece);
- updated the Directory of AN Myths;
- expanded Hearing Systems page in Resources for Recovery section;
-
expanded
Cognitive Problems, CSF leaks and Dental Problems in the AN Complications Directory;
- updated AN Radiosurgical Options in the AN Treatments section;
- updated AN Size and Growth in ANs and Your Body section;
- added Sudden Hearing Loss and Contralateral Hearing Loss to the AN Complications Directory;
- updated AN News in the AN World section;
- updated Dear Editor in the About Us section

November 18, 2002
-
added a page about Physicians' Legal Obligations in the Dealing with the Medical Establishment section;
- added many items to AN News in the AN World section;
- expanded page on GK/FSR outcome statistics in the AN Treatments section
- expanded Steroids page in the Resources for Recovery section
- expanded Hearing Systems page in Resources for Recovery section;
- expanded Hydrocephalus page in the list of Complications
- expanded Connections in the ANs and Your Body section;
- added Julia Scott Tew (NF2, bilateral FSR), Mark McLaren (Cyberknife) to the Patient Directory
- added Marsha Nesler (surgery) to the Patient Directory
- added Martha Nunn,
Nancy McDonald-McComas (wait-and-watch) to the Patient Directory
- updated John Barwick (FSR, Australia), Stewart Walden (NF2, FSR) in the Patient Directory
- updated Byron, Don Guy (FSR),
Lynn Skousen (GK), Sid Beinart (wait-and-watch) in the Patient Directory
- updated Susan McCreary (SR, surgery), Peter Jackson (wait-and-watch, GK) in the Patient Directory
- updated Cognitive Problems in the AN Treatment Complications page in ANs and Your Body section;
- updated AN Hall of Shame in the AN World section;
- updated FSR vs. GK in the Treatment Options section;
- updated Tinnitus in the ANs and Your Body section;
- updated MRIs in the Treatment Options section;
- updated ANA USA in the AN World section;
- updated AN Radiosurgical Options in the AN Treatments section;
- updated Radiosurgeon Directory in the AN Treatments section;
- updated Non-Allopathic AN management page;
- updated Dear Editor in the About Us section

May 8, 2002
- added Role of ENTs page in the Dealing with the Medical Establishment section;
- added Dental Problems in the AN Treatment Complications page in ANs and Your Body section;
- added Carol Hacker's story (FSR, then surgery) to the Patient Directory
- added two French stories to the French version of the AN Archive
- updated Byron, Louis, Sandy,
Will Babetski, Rony Kess-El, Ben Neideigh   (FSR) in the Patient Directory
- updated Surgical approaches page;
- updated Complications page in the Complications & Recovery section;
- updated Tackling Headaches page in the Resources section;
- updated Alternative AN management Techniques in ANs and Your Body section;
- updated Hearing systems page in Resources for Recovery section;
- updated Insurance and Tips for Obtaining Disability in the Dealing with the Medical Establishment section;
- updated the Radiosurgeon Directory in the AN Treatments section
- updated AN News in the AN World section;
- updated Archive Board page in About Us section

Jan. 8, 2002
- added a discussion of FSR terminology to the page on AN terminology in ANs and Your Body section
- updated CSF leaks in the Complications and Recovery section
- added only-once myth in the Directory of AN Myths
- added an interview with Dr. Lederman to the AN Treatments section

- added Maureen Seewald, Michael Hellyer, Barbara Smith (all surgery) to the Patient Directory
- added Howard Little (GK, UK), Bob&Sandy Gilbert (FSR) to the Patient Directory
- updated Barney Sherman, Kenneth Carpenter, Sid Beinart (all wait-and-watch)  in the Patient Directory
- updated Robin Moyer, Tony Boxer,
Bill Macdonald (all FSR) in the Patient Directory
- updated Victoria Meyerink (FGK) in the Patient Directory
- updated John Barwick (FSR, Australia), Gianni Patrito (GK, Italy) in the Patient Directory
- updated David Wrubel (surgery),
Susan McCreary (SR, surgery) in the Patient Directory
- added new links to international AN assns and to a Tinnitus Clinic in the AN Links section
- updated Dear Editor in the About Us section
- updated AN News in the AN World section

Jul. 21, 2001
- replaced the search engine on the homepage by Google (much better!)
- added 10 rules for AN patients to the AN World section
- added new page about NF2s to the ANs and Your Body section
- updated Hearing systems page in Resources for Recovery section
- updated AN treatment success, AN Recurrence and Hearing Preservation in the AN Myths section
- added age myth,
published statistics myth, updated single doctor myth, anaestheics myth in the Directory of AN Myths
- added Grace Foote (NF2, surgery, 2 FSRs), Susan (2 surgeries), Benjamin Lefton (surgery) to the Patient Directory
- updated AN News in the AN World section
- updated Volunteers and Dear Editor in the About Us section

Jun. 14, 2001
- added many new pages to the Italian section of the AN Archive
- added Grace Foote (NF2, surgery, 2 FSRs) to the Patient Directory
- added Mary Rode (W-W), J.P. McDonough (FSR) to the Patient Directory

- updated Bob Seanor (W-W) in the Patient Directory
- updated Headache StatsEye Care, and Complications in the Complications & Recovery section
- updated JHU info in GK/FSR outcome statistics in the AN Treatments section
- removed Lycos and AllHealth from the AN Hall of Shame in the AN World section
- updated and expanded the Radiosurgeon Directory in the AN Treatments section
- updated page on Outcome Statistics in the AN Treatments section
- updated AN News in the AN World section
- updated Dear Editor page

Apr. 28, 2001
- updated hydrocephalus page in the list of Complications
- updated page on GK/FSR outcome statistics in the AN Treatments section
- added nice GK images (before and after) to the GK page in the AN Treatments section
- added Peter Jackson (W-W), Jon Kantor (surgery, NF2), Nita Shuhart (FSR, NF2) to the Patient Directory
- added Tony, Gary, Daniel (FSR), Robbie (FGK, with photos) to the Patient Directory
- updated Byron, Eric, Stewart (FSR), Sid Beinart, Don, Barney, Lynne, Ray (W-W) in the Patient Directory
- expanded Directory of AN Myths in the AN Myths section
- added New Zealand to the Radiosurgeon Directory in the AN Treatments section
- added a page on BANA 6/00 Meeting
- updated the Struggle for Information in the Dealing with the Medical Establishment section
- updated AN News in the AN World section
- updated Dear Editor page

Jan. 8, 2001
- created an Italian section for the AN Archive
- updated Marilyn Bush,
Bob E. (wait-and-watch), Bill Macdonald (NF2, FSR), Ben Neideigh (FSR), Gianni (GK, Italy)  in the Patient Directory
- updated Chris Ottewell (he sent in a photo of himself and 3 other British UK patients, with Dr. Lederman)
- added Robbie Wigley (FGK) and her photo album to the Patient Directory
- updated AN News in the AN World section
- updated MRIs in the Treatment Options section
- updated Dear Editor page
- affiliated with T.H.E. Brain Trust; please consider donating
- updated AN Hall of Shame in the AN World section

Nov 8, 2000
updated Dear Editor page
updated Complications and Central Vestibular Neuropathy pages in the Complications and Recovery section
updated page on GK/FSR outcome statistics in the AN Treatments section
added Mary Shamleffer (surgery), Bob E. (wait-and-watch), Harry Whitmore (surgery, then GK) to the Patient Directory
updated page on Talking to doctors in Dealing with the Medical Establishment section
updated hydrocephalus page in the list of Complications
updated Volunteers in the About Us section
updated Radiosurgical AN Treatments in the AN Treatments section
updated Sid Beinart, Kenneth Carpenter (wait-and-watch) in the Patient Directory
updated AN News in the AN World section

Sep 20, 2000
added several new links to the Links section
updated AN Hall of Shame in the AN World section
added Yvonne Tommis (Wales, UK), Kyoko Furukawa (Japan),  Jennifer Masson (New Orleans, USA) to the Patient Directory
updated Bill Lively (China) in the Patient Directory
updated Dear Editor page
updated AN News in the AN World section

Aug 17, 2000
added a Keyword Search Engine to our homepage
updated AN Hall of Shame in the AN World section
added Dave Keyes, Will Babetsky to the Patient Directory
updated Robin, Lynne, Gary Washmon in the Patient Directory
updated AN News in the AN World section
updated the Dear Editor page
updated Nonallopathic AN management in ANs and Your Body section

July 11, 2000
added Surgeon's Advice, an article by Dr. Rick Friedman, to the AN Treatments section
reorganized the ANs and Your Body and the Complications and Recovery sections
updated CSF leaks, Eye Care and Recovery Tips in the Complications and Recovery section
updated Byron, Rony in the Patient Directory

created a Dear Editor page
updated AN News in the AN World section

June 15, 2000
rewrote Acoustic Neuroma Myths in the AN Myths section
rewrote the Space of AN Radiosurgical Options in the AN Treatments section
updated the Radiosurgeon Directory in the AN Treatments section
updated the Struggle for Information in the Dealing with the Medical Establishment section
added
Bill Macdonald (NF2, FSR), David Wrubel (surgery), Gianni Patrito (GK) to the Patient Directory
updated Gary Washmon, Victoria Meyerink, Lynne Shewmaker in the Patient Directory
updated AN Hall of Shame in the AN World section
updated AN News in the AN World section

May 2, 2000
improved navigation on the homepage
updated AN treatment success and Don't panic in the AN Myths section
added Don Hesser's story (FSR), Bob Seanor (observation), Diane Carpinelli (surgery) to the Patient Directory
updated Meningioma page in the ANs and Your Body section
updated AN News in the AN World section
added AN Hall of Shame to the AN World section

Apr. 7, 2000
updated Taste Problems in the AN Treatment Complications page in ANs and Your Body section
updated Treatment of Large Tumors to the Treatment Options section
added Marion Donehower (FSR, surgery), Bob Kretow (GK), Charles Gruber, Jim Clarke (FSR) to the Patient Directory
updated Life after AN surgery in the AN treatments section
updated Insurance Page in Dealing with the Medical Establishment section
updated Stewart Walden in the Patient Directory
added links to Inez Peterson's page, Open Here Health Resources to the Links section
updated AN News in the AN World section

Feb. 29, 2000
updated Eye Care and Vestibular Exercises in Resources for Recovery section
added letter to ENT News to AN World section
updated Jerry Kemper, Kenneth Carpenter, Louis H., Eric Bauer in the Patient Directory
added Byron Jones to the Patient Directory
updated AN News in the AN World section
added Informal FSR Survey to AN Treatments section

Jan. 20, 2000
added Tinnitus to ANs and Your Body section
added GK report from U.Va, with links from AN news and the GK page
added SSDI Advice to Dealing with the Medical Establishment section
updated Cognitive Problems in the AN Treatment Complications page in ANs and Your Body section
updated Gamma Knife in AN Treatments section
added Don Hesser to the Patient Directory
updated Ron Guerriero, Victoria Meyerink, Robin Moyer, Ellen Farfel in the Patient Directory
updated AN News in the AN World section

Dec. 27, 1999
added Treatment of Large Tumors to the Treatment Options section
added Gary Washmon (largest ever AN to be treated with FSR by Dr. Williams) to the Patient Directory
added Sally Driscoll (surgeries for bilateral ANs), Gail B. (surgery) to the Patient Directory
updated Judy Habib, Marilyn Bush, Ben Neideigh in the Patient Directory
updated Melvyn Fagrew (new chapters 9 and 10) in the Patient Directory
updated Ray Olsen, Lynn Skousen, Barney Sherman, John Armitage in the Patient Directory
added link to Al Musella's Brain Tumor site to the Links section
updated AN News in the AN World section

Nov 22, 1999
added Dick McCaughin (Gamma Knife) to the Patient Directory
added Victoria Meyerink (first ever patient to be treated with fractionated GK) to the Patient Directory
updated Staten Island's entry in the Radiosurgeon Directory in the AN World section
updated Life after AN surgery in the AN treatments section
updated AN News in the AN World section

Oct 19, 1999
rewrote Informed Consent in Dealing with the Medical Establishment section
added Volunteers in the About Us section
added Walter (Mid Fossa surgery) to the Patient Directory
updated Cognitive Problems in the AN Treatment Complications page in ANs and Your Body section
updated MRIs in the Treatment Options section
updated AN News in the AN World section

Oct 11, 1999
added Kenneth Carpenter's story (w-w), with a booklet he created for ENTs
added Charles Spray (FSR), Elizabeth Turner, William Peters (w-w), Judy Habib (FSR) to the Patient Directory
updated Stewart Walden's , Debie Aniol's, Bobbie Towbin's stories, Sid Beinart's entry in the Patient Directory
updated Surgeon's Experience in Dealing with the Medical Establishment section
added Portuguese and French versions of the Archive's opening text
updated AN News and AN Literature in the AN World section

Sep 26, 1999
added Observation as a treatment option in the AN treatments section
rewrote Life after AN surgery in the AN treatments section
added Portuguese and French versions of Roberto's story in the Patient Directory
added Portugese version of AN treatment success in AN Myths section
added Ellen Farfel (surgery, FSR) to the Patient Directory
added a new listing to Radiosurgeon Directory in the AN World section
added Updating NIH Statement to the AN World section
added link to Johns Hopkins "What's New" site to the AN links section
updated Insurance Q&As in Dealing with the Medical Establishment section
updated AN News and ANs in the media in the AN World section

Aug 4, 1999
added another site with stories to the AN Stories section
updated MRIs in the Treatment Options section
updated Successful AN Treatments in the Myths section
updated Roberto in the Patient Directory
added two items to AN News in the AN World section

July 20, 1999
added Understanding the Disability System to Dealing with the Medical Establishment section
added Louis, Mitch, and Toby to the Patient Directory
updated Struggle for Information in the
AN treatments section
updated Steroids, Recovery Tips, and Hearing systems pages in Resources for Recovery section

updated Joe and Rony in the Patient Directory
updated AN Literature in the AN World section

July 17, 1999
updated Doctor's Experience in the Dealing with the Medical Establishment section
added Tips for Obtaining Disability
to the Dealing with the Medical Establishment section
updated Robin and Mike Boudreaux in the Patient Directory
added Susan (mid
-fossa, Dr. Brackmann) and John Armitage (FSR) to the Patient Directory
updated AN Surgery Rewards and AN Recurrence after Surgery in the Myths section
added item to AN News in the AN World section

July 9, 1999
added page on the Space of AN Radiosurgical Options in the AN treatments section
reorganized the AN treatments section
improved Conversation with Archive Editor in the About Us section
added Sid Beinart and Mary Walker to the Patient Directory
updated page on AN terminology in ANs and Your Body section
added French AN Association to the Links section
added item to AN News in the AN World section

June 10, 1999
fixed links and formatting in Patient Directory and elsewhere
added Melvyn Fagrew (surgery, South Africa) and Debie Aniol (mother of Ben, FSR at age 14) to Patient Directory
added new listings of FSR providers to Radiosurgeon directory in the AN World section
updated Ben's story in Patient Directory
added items to AN News and AN Literature in the AN World section

May 12, 1999
added Chuck, Roy and Robin to Patient Directory
updated page on AN terminology in ANs and Your Body section
updated page on AN Size and Growth in ANs and Your Body section
added photo to Archive Board page in About Us section
added several items to AN News in the AN World section

Apr. 22, 1999
updated page on AN treatment success in AN Myths section
updated page on Talking to doctors in Dealing with the Medical Establishment section
created Editor's choice marks (E), to indicate our favorite sections
added Bobbie (GK), Lynn Skousen (GK), Joe Hersh (FSR), and Roberto (FSR, from Brasil) to Patient Directory
added hydrocephalus to the list of Complications
added poem #21 to Rony's collection of poems
updated Linda's story in the Patient Directory
created a page about the ENT conference in Israel, with photo of Dr. Lederman
updated AN Literature and AN News in the AN World section

Apr. 2, 1999
added page on research into treating tumors with drugs to AN treatments section
added page on hearing systems to Recovery section
added Audra (GK) and  Linda (surgery) to the Patient Directory
added Radiosurgery in Israel to the Radiosurgeon Directory
updated AN Literature in the AN World section

Mar. 15, 1999
updated AN Archive Constitution, added info about the AN Archive Board
updated AN News and AN Literature in the AN World section
added Kim (surgery) and Jeanne Edwards (GK)

Feb. 25, 1999
created new page on AN Literature in the AN World section
replaced separate essays by a new page on ANA USA in the AN World section
updated AN News in the AN World section
added photo of LINAC radiosurgery
added Marvin (FSR), Gil Kalderon, Julie Slade, Kathy, Patricia J. Ameno (surgery)
updated Barney's story

Feb. 13, 1999
added collection of poems by Rony Kess-El  (FSR patient from Israel)
added Bonnie Greenspan (FSR), Anne Dongas (W2), Don Wiggins (W2) to the Directory
updated Radiosurgeons page
updated Surgical Approaches page
updated Eric Bauer's story
reorganized homepage to create About Us section

Jan. 27, 1999
updated AN News about a CBS 60 Minutes program
added Rony Kess-El  (FSR, from Israel) and Josephine (GK)
added the AN Archive Constitution
updated Ray's story, Don's story
updated Insurance page
added links to international AN organizations: ANA (USA), BANA (England), Denmark.

Jan. 4, 1999
added Tom Roth

Dec. 15, 1998
added Jack Venner, Wes Stillwagon, Ron Guerriero to Directory

Dec 5, 1998
updated Ben's story, added Yaakov's story
added CSF leaks to the complications page

Nov 22, 1998
extended Lisa's story
updated complications page and pages linked to it

Nov 13, 1998
added tests and studies to ANs and your body section
added material to MRIs, terminology, insurance, radiosurgeons, FSR, AN size and growth
added material to surgical approaches, vestibular exercizes, recovery tips, caring for eyes
reformatted the AN Archive front page a little

Nov 3, 1998
added Sherman's and Lisa's stories
added Noren's article about GK
added photo to Mike Del Grande's story
added photo to main Gamma Knifepage
updated the Insurance page

Oct 21, 1998
added AN symptoms page to ANs and your body section
added Aromatherapy page to Resources for recovery section
reshuffled ANs and your body andEvaluating treatment options sections;

Oct 12, 1998
added Mike Boudreaux's story
added Dennis' story, with documentation for submitting to insurance companies
added links from Directory to contributed essays

Oct 7, 1998
added GK vs. FSR pages:  statistics and considerations
added Barbara's story

Oct 2, 1998
added Rich Darcey's story

Sep 23, 1998
added ANA wish list to Other section
added Job loss statistics page in ANs and your body section
added Disclosure to AN world miscellania section
added non-allopathic alternatives (by a therapist, and by patients) in Becoming informed section

Sep 5, 1998
added Stewart Walden's, Bill Lively's, Ray Olsen's, and Joe Lockwood's stories.

Aug 24, 1998
added GK page;
updated Malignancy page, Conversation page;
added Patients' Mantra page;

Aug 20, 1998
updated Complications page, added links from it;
added Headache Statistics page.

Aug 17, 1998
updated Surgical approaches page;
added Vestibular Apparatus page

Aug. 11, 1998
updated Dina's story, Recovery Tips page;
reshuffled ANs and your body, Resources for recovery, and AN world miscellania sections;
added Jean's story;
updated AN size and growth page, Follow-up operations page, and AN Terminology page.

Aug 6, 1998
added Alice's story and Mike Del Grande's story;

revamped Vestibular rehabilitation resources page,  Talking to Doctors page, Successful Treatments page, and Complications page;
added links to Tony's stories site, from the Archive and from the directory;
added links to ANA guestbook '97-'95 editions, from the Archive and from the directory.

Aug 2, 1998
added  Patient directory.

July 22, 1998
added Surgical Approaches page to Becoming Informed section;
added AN size and growth page to Becoming Informed section;
added Meningioma page to Resources section;
added Trigeminal Neuralgia page to Resources section;
added ANA medical board page to Miscellania section;
added Best vs. Average surgeons page to Miscellania section;

July 9, 1998
added Facial Nerve Preservation page to Myths section;
added GK news from Pittsburgh page, accessible from AN News section;
added MRI page to Becoming Informed section;
added Pros and Cons page to Miscellania section;
added ABR/ESER to terminology page in resources section;
added Tips for Remembering page to Talking to Doctors section;
added Vestibular centers page to resources section;

July 7, 1998
added Carolyn's, Don's and Eric's stories
added link to British Acoustic Neuroma Links in the links section
added Introduction and photo to Yvonne's book
added AN news section
added Australia, Canada and England to the Radiosurgeons section

June 30, 1998
completely reorganized 2nd and 3rd sections into three new ones:
    Becoming Informed, Talking to Doctors, and Miscellania;
added AN movie page;
added AN complications page;
added What to ask doctors page

June 26, 1998
added Yvonne's story, chapter 1;
updated visitor comment page at the end of the Archive;
added link to the AN Radiosurgery Articles Page in the links section;
added link to the Florida Medical Network's Page in the links section

June 21, 1998
added Dick's story;
added too good to be true to things others wrote;
added terminology page in the resources section;
added visitor comment page at the end of the Archive;
added entries to struggle.htm;
added prosac entry to Tackling headaches page in the Resources section;
added link to Jim Kenzig's AN links page in the links section

June 16, 1998
added neck pain page in the Stories from AN surgery patients section;
added an informed consent page to things others wrote;
created a new section for other stories, added Debi's and Michael's stories;
added a tip to the pointers page in the resources section;
added link to JHU's AN radiosurgery page to the links section;
added chicken pox to Connections in the resources section;
added Andrea's and Mike's stories

June 6, 1998
added research, vestibular exercises and eye care to the resources section;
added entries to struggle.htm and followup.htm;
added Chris' story

May 24, 1998
added book discussion to things I wrote;
added Rosalie's and Ben's stories

May 17, 1998
added an anti-spam note to the Appeal;
added Jerry's, Andy's, and Barney's stories;
added two items at the end of Struggle;
updated list of FSR sites (in Radiosurgeons section)

May 14, 1998
added Surgeon's song page to the myths section;
added AN Archive appeal

May 11, 1998
added item to Radiosurgeons around the world;
added Marjie's and Brenda's stories;
added Hearing preservation page to the myths section;
added items to Tackling headaches in the Resources section

May 5, 1998
added Success page to the myths section;
added two items at the end of Pointers for help

May 3, 1998
added Insurance to Resources Section;
created The path less chosen: patient stories section, with four items;
added an item at the end of the Conversation with the medical establishment;
added two items at the end of Pointers for help;
added two items at the end of Struggle