The last week of Mikes life I had to be strong. I had to. I was absolutely terrified of what was happening. I remember a week before Mike died, and I was pushing him on a walker into the bathroom.… Continue Reading
Mike left us at 3:04 am on Monday, October 24th 2016. He spent the last week of his life reaching out to friends, family, and people that he loved. He specifically asked to see several people, wanting to make sure… Continue Reading
If you are ever unlucky enough to need chemotherapy for cancer treatments, the way the treatment rooms are set up can be different depending on the hospital at which you are receiving treatment. At University of Michigan they have the… Continue Reading
Mike started feeling bad on Friday after his infusion Wednesday.He has had 5 days of nausea,and just not feeling well. Finally, yesterday he got back in to have his tube checked to make sure the feeding tube is positioned correctly.… Continue Reading
People have told me a lot that I am strong.They have commented how strong I am to deal with everything,and keep on.Truth is.. I am just surviving.I am not strong.What I am is brave.You have to be brave to face… Continue Reading
Mike came into the hospital on April 26th, with severe nausea and vomiting. It was determined that his stomach is blocked,and that they would have to be do some sort of J-G tube for him to get nourishment for the… Continue Reading
Mike had his second infusion of keytruda 3 days ago. They told us a bunch of possible side effects to look for,and that it would probably be 3-4 days before he would experience much. He has been doing fine considering… Continue Reading
This is a great link about what Immunotherapy is!Immunotherapy: The new weapon in the fight against cancer – Yahoo News.
I’m sure the card on the back of the chair said no wifes allowed on their husbands laps during treatment!
A little about MK-3475. It is an antibody. Antibodies are proteins that the immune system uses to fight infection.It has been designed to block PD-1.PD-1 is a molecule that shuts the immune response to infection or a cancer cell. So..an… Continue Reading