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Cisplatin – Week 2

July 25, 2018 Today was a long-assed day. I started with a 6 hour infusion of Cisplatin downtown in the Infusion Center. I had called in yesterday about the feeling that either the anti-nausea meds or something was messing with … Continue reading

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Cisplatin – Week 1

I started on a new weekly chemo today. It’s a platinum-based radiosensitizer called Cisplatin. It’s got some tough side effects. I’m hoping that because I’m on a lower dose, the side effects are less as well. I already have chemo brain and peripheral neuropathy, and I would prefer neither got worse. Continue reading

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Back at Work – For a While At Least

I mentioned earlier that the Radiation Oncologist suggested that I go back to work for a while because the effects of radiation won’t affect me til the end of treatment. So… I went back to work full time about a … Continue reading

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The Decisions

July 11, 2018 In the past 2 weeks, there’s been a lot of conversation about what to do with the new node in the middle of my chest. The conversations, what they’ve told me of them, have been around whether … Continue reading

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