Category Archives: Radiation

That Went to Hell Fast

September 20, 2018 My regular Oncologist is out of town at a conference, so the  Radiation Oncologist is keeping tabs on the MRI results this afternoon. She told me that if I hadn’t heard from her by 4:30 pm to … Continue reading

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30-Day Breast Radiation Follow-up

September 20, 2018 I had my 30-day follow up after completing my 7-1/2 weeks of radiation for my breast and chest today.  My skin looks mostly normal again. The Radiation Oncologist said that she can hardly tell they did anything … Continue reading

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Done with Chemo – Again

August 24, 2018 I finished my last dose of Cisplatin the day after I finished radiation. I had 50% dose of this drug because the side effects were getting to be too much. The neuropathy was bad enough that my … Continue reading

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Cisplatin – Week 6

August 23, 2018 I had my last dose of Cisplatin today. The 6th week of this awful stuff. It was reduced by 50% this time. The side effects were really getting to be too much, but both of the oncologists wanted … Continue reading

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Radiation Complete – Check!

August 23, 2018 Finally done. I finished the boost week of radiation today. As of today, I’ve had 7-1/2 weeks of radiation total. My skin is pink like I have a decent sunburn. There is still a spot on my … Continue reading

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Last “Regular” Radiation

August 16, 2018 Today was my last “regular” radiation treatment. Starting tomorrow, I will be starting a week of boost. This is a milestone of sorts. Not quite done yet, though. I’m happy to be 5 days out from finally … Continue reading

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Cisplatin – Week 5

August 15, 2018 I thought this would be my last dose, but there is, of course, one more left. It is going to be the day after I’m finished with radiation. Yes, they finally gave me a date this week. … Continue reading

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