It’s the end of the school year, we have a kid who graduated from high school, have hosted a graduate luncheon for him, and had a busy couple of weeks! Mike was able to get treatment 26 of Keytruda last… Continue Reading
As we look forward to this new year, we have so much more to be happy and hopeful for than we did last year at this time. Last year at this time we were at the end of the Trametinib… Continue Reading
When people ask me about the immunotherapy drug that Mike is on I struggle with how to explain it. Sometimes I get too technical, and I see their eyes glaze over,and sometimes even I can’t explain it. I think I… Continue Reading
Mike started feeling bad on Friday after his infusion Wednesday.He has had 5 days of nausea,and just not feeling well. Finally, yesterday he got back in to have his tube checked to make sure the feeding tube is positioned correctly.… Continue Reading
Mike had his 3rd treatment of Keytruda or Mk-3475 3 days ago. The dr was concerned with the welts on Mikes body,and took a picture to be sent off to John Hopkins. That is scary! When your dr takes a… Continue Reading
This is a great link about what Immunotherapy is!Immunotherapy: The new weapon in the fight against cancer – Yahoo News.
I’m sure the card on the back of the chair said no wifes allowed on their husbands laps during treatment!
We started the Immunotherapy clinical trial on March 17th. We travelled to Pittsburgh on Sunday(coincidently my 48th birthday).Monday morning,we got over to the hospital at 7am, for a cat scan and needle biopsy of the liver.We didn’t get out until almost 3pm. Mike… Continue Reading
Lynch Syndrome is generally an inherited condition. The way I understand it is that we are all born with 2 repair genes. They go behind our DNA strands and get rid of the DNA mismatches. Mike was born with only 1 repair gene.So, when you… Continue Reading