Category Archives: Cancer

Poised for Phase III

Well, the mean, nasty, awful, healing, health bringing chemo has been over for over a month!! The immunotherapy, which is also an infusion, started two weeks ago. She has surgery this Thursday and whether there is residual cancer will determine what mix of immunotherapy or targeted chemo is appropriate for the next 12 months. Diane…

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Season 6, Episode 2 coming to an end

This Week Two has ended and so things will improve for a short while. This wasn’t a “great” week but it was a week worth having. We went to several doctor appointments; pretty much the rest of the year will be “new stuff.” Even though she’s gone through surgery and radiation before, this is way,…

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The Long View

Common belief is that the “Long View” is the thing we must have. People, companies, countries, who take the long view are held up as icons for correct and proper thought and policy. However, I don’t think my generation, “The Boomers,” was raised with this particular view. We are the TV generation and everything, and…

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Season Six, Episode One

At last we are at the end of this part of the journey. Busy week. Kirsten was born 26 years ago yesterday. Wow. Kelsey started work at what sounds like a cool summer school/camp for kids where she has to provide intellectually challenging activities that are thought provoking and fun. And, this is the first…

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Father’s Day

I hope that this Day to honor fathers is a good one for you. Someday I will do a post about my time as a youth and my relationship with my father. It wasn’t abusive or mean or anything…just…very scandihoovian. Tomorrow is Diane’s last really bad chemo session. She has others in future months but…

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