Category Archives: Treatment Journey

Round 2 – New Treatment Series

Here we go. Round 2 – Radiation with oral chemo. This is the new treatment I began on Monday. The plan is 28 radiation treatments with a small dose of chemo taken orally each day. The treatments are Monday to … Continue reading

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Final Infusion, So Done? – Treatment #8

I have not kept up with these. That’s the reality. Here’s the summary of treatment’s 6-7. Doctor Hong put me on a steroid and another drug to manage the nausea during treatment 5 and it worked. The results – I … Continue reading

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Treatment 5 – New Plans

So thi comes many days after my last treatment. It’s Friday now, a week after I got the pump removed from the 5th infusion. The last treatment was very different. Dr. Hong prescribed two changes to my medications in order … Continue reading

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Treatment 4 – Half Way

I keep trying to think in a celebratory way that I’m half way through this. I’m not succeeding. First, I’m not half way. It’s only half way through the first round of chemo. Four treatments done of the 8 my … Continue reading

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Treatment #3 – Tingle – a 4-letter word

I’ll admit I’m not writing as much this round but there is good reason. This time it was literally a pain to write. Neuropathy, or peripheral neuropathy, is a neurological issue caused by damage to nerves. In the case of … Continue reading

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