Cancer, Covid, Masks, Risks, News

Another week another doctor visit. This time I actually wound up seeing my oncologist in person. First, the good news: my tumour marker remains very low, so low that he told me it’s the lowest he’s ever seen with someone in lung mets. I am a very lucky person. I’m trying a new blood pressure […]

And now, a cancer update

I feel like these should be called “Iatrogenesis” updates but that wouldn’t make sense to most people. So, the good news: I had my bloods done Wednesday. Same deal as last time: go to the Jewish, get my blood drawn, leave. Again my tumour marker is the lowest. it’s. ever. been. Tg is .5 for […]

Levimaversary

A year ago today, I took my first dose of Lenvima. It’s been a good year, all things considered. The drug seems to be doing what it’s supposed to do — which is stopping the growth of my lung mets. It’s also brought with it a host of side effects, and the treatments for those […]

..and a quick update on me

I’m fine. No really. You can write to say “hi” if you want, but you can worry about someone else (like all your friends who live alone). I am “somewhat immunocompromised” according to my oncologist, so I’m doing what everyone else is, mostly staying home. For stuff outside the house, I am being careful. I’ve […]