When you start the day with vomit on your shoes

We went to Ohio State last Friday, both of us a bundle of nerves praying Mike would be able to receive treatment 25. Thankfully, his blood level was 8.8, and he was able to receive treatment 25 of Keytruda. His… Continue Reading

World Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Day February 17th 2016

Today is World Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness day. Bile Duct cancer is not a sexy cancer. You won’t see anyone telling you to do a self exam, there isn’t a huge amount of money donated to research on this, and it is… Continue Reading

If cancer doesn’t get us, our schedule will!

We set out for Ohio State at 4am on Friday to get there for 8am scans. Mike has to have CT scans every 2 months to make sure the tumors are shrinking or staying the same, and that there is… Continue Reading

Pictures are worth a Thousand Words!

The last year and a half in Review!..Winter 2013- June 2014-On chemo- Christmas Morning December 25, 2014- At Biopsy to see if candidate for Keytruda Clinical Trial- beginning of ┬áMarch 2015- Mike went into the hospital 2 days later with… Continue Reading

Treatment 6 is History!

Mike had treatment 6 yesterday of pembrolizumab at the University of Pittsburgh. There were some concerns about his blood work, which we think is related to the sodium bicarb that he is using to get the creon down his tube.… Continue Reading