Preliminary, but important findings for cancer patients.
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September 4, 2013 - Ovarian and breast cancers diagnosed. Holy sh*t. Two of them? Damn.
November 3, 2013 - First 3 rounds of chemo completed. I survived the treatment! Yeah!
January 10, 2014 - Debulking surgery completed. Staging and grading shows Stage IV low-grade serous ovarian cancer. Phase II over, not as bad as chemo believe it or not! Yeah!
June 18, 2014 - Second 5 rounds of chemo completed. Surprisingly easy compared to first 3 rounds! Yeah!
July 25, 2014 - PetScan results: NED (No Evidence of Disease). Wow. Some unexpected good news! Double Yeah!
September 8, 2014 - Unilateral mastectomy (right) with LaBoobie implant.
Preliminary results: no lymph node involvement.Lab results: 1 out of 2 sentinel nodes have cancer cells. Damn.
November 4, 2014 - La Boobie implant removed due to infection. Damn.
December 16, 2014 - Radiation therapy started. 33 treatments over 6 1/2 weeks. Ugh.
December 30, 2014 - PETScan results: One lit area about 1/6th of an inch in deep pelvic area of unknown origin. "Not too terrible," declares doc. Well, yes, compared to my imaginings. But I lost my boyfriend NED. So, damn.
February 6, 2015 - Radiation ends. Yeah!
March 20, 2015 - PETScan results: Previous lit area gone, two others appear. Boyfriend NED remains hard to get. Damn.