Fare Thee Well, Butchie

Matthew Benjamin “‘Lil’ Butchie” Kassoff left this world on June 10th, 2022 after living his final days with, in his words, a “tremendous amount of joie de vivre.”  He leaves behind his beloved wife, Emily Scheler, as well as his mother, Louise Cangelosi, sisters, Mara Kassoff and Naomi Griffin, and so many exceptional friends. Matt … Continue reading Fare Thee Well, Butchie

Cancer is still a huge fucker.

Hi all, I’m writing this post from my hospital bed in Denver. This is not my preferred residence. The hospital staff is wonderful as can be but I wish we weren’t seeing so much of each other. Friday night I went to sleep with a fever(2 days after my 3rd trial infusion.) Saturday morning I … Continue reading Cancer is still a huge fucker.

Quick Update

Hey everyone, Been a bit since and update. I was able to get in the travel I had planned – a family weekend in LA, a birthday celebration with some friends and family in NOLA and a few other short trips. I also had a 2 night stint in the hospital after I received test … Continue reading Quick Update


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Hi, I’m Matt AKA Butchie and this is my blog documenting my battle and eventual win over stage 4 colon cancer. Thank you for reading and supporting me in my fight!

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