Edward McClain

Edward D. McClain retired from the U. S. Department of Commerce in 1995 and has been living in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, since 1996. Ed likes to work for his church, hunt, fish and collect rare firearms. He enjoys professional football, cooking shows and action TV shows/films but will not watch game shows nor talk shows. Ed is a two-time survivor of CLL, by the Grace of God.

Finally Cleared for Surgery

August 23, 2017

After being declared cancer-free, Ed found himself back in the doctor's office again.


April 13, 2017

Ed has bone marrow biopsy, and the results are surprising.


April 10, 2017

Efforts to boost Ed's immune system begin to work.

Did the Extra Chemo Cycles Go Too Far?

March 22, 2017

Ed has medical emergency. Did the extra chemo cause it?

The Final Chemo Cycle

February 27, 2017

As Ed completes his final chemo cycle, he loses a friend.

Additional Chemo

January 11, 2017

Although now in remission, Ed has agreed with the oncologist, to take two more rounds of chemo in hopes he might not have another relapse.

Going Through Chemotherapy: Wonder Where the AFIB Went?

September 16, 2016

Ed completes the last two of four chemo cycles without any AFIB episodes.

AFIB: Could It Be Caused by Something Besides Chemotherapy?

August 25, 2016

Will AFIB come back during the third chemo cycle?

Getting Over the Chemo and AFIB Hurdle

August 03, 2016

There must be a connection between chemo and AFIB.

Did Chemo Cause a Late-Night Trip to the ER?

July 26, 2016

Is there a possible connection between chemo and AFIB?

Chemo Again

July 18, 2016

Ed urgently restarts chemo following a leukemia relapse.

Leukemia Relapse

June 24, 2016

Remission does not last for Ed.

The Last of Cancer's Lingering Plagues

June 08, 2016

Ed's weakened immune system plagues him for the last time.

Post-Cancer Woes: What Is This?

June 07, 2016

Ed's weakened immune system continues to haunt him.

What Comes After Chemo? The 10 Plagues

June 02, 2016

A side effect of chemotherapy is a weakened immune system, which brings on unwanted occurrences.

Cancer Remission Comes by the Grace of God

May 31, 2016

Ed completes chemotherapy and tests. The following weeks are very rewarding.

Cancer Complications: One More To Go

May 26, 2016

After five months, Ed is approaching the last two of his scheduled chemo cycles.

Cancer Nurses: Finding Strength and Courage Through Hope

April 06, 2016

Ed's awareness of the happenings around him created great admiration for nurses.

A Token of Hope in the Midst of Cancer Treatment

April 04, 2016

Things are looking up for Ed as he begins the third chemo cycle.

Chemo Cycles: And Then There Were Five

February 25, 2016

Ed's faith in the hope he had found was becoming stronger throughout his cancer treatment.

Chemo Day 2: The Caregivers

February 17, 2016

Caregivers are not only meaningful and uplifting, but also a necessity for patients.

Whispering Hope: Treatment for CLL

January 19, 2016

Ed chronicles part II of his chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) story from the third person.