Results

 

Today’s view from the 8th floor Cancer Clinic. We spend 1-3 hours here every week.

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Chemotherapy is applied in cycles.
My Dad’s:

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Cycle One:
7 weeks straight (with treatment every Tuesday)
          One week break – CAT scan to review how things are going

Cycle Two: 3 weeks chemo (with treatment every Tuesday)
          One week break – CAT scan to review how things are going

Cycle Three: 3 weeks chemo …
          One week break – CAT scan to review how things are going
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Etcetera.  My Dad finished Cycle One and had his CAT scan. It showed a small clot in his lungs which means he needs daily blood thinners. We get to inject these every day at 12:40pm.

The most interesting result: his cancer hasn’t spread.  It surprised the oncologist … so that’s good? I feel like an asshole for thinking the worst now. But the good news is that if it had spread they would have stopped chemo and not started Cycle Two. So, instead we start again today, keeping some minor smidgen of hope in our hearts.

This is soul-sucking.

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