It’s me Mike..Today starts a new chapter of my life

“Today is the first day of the rest of your life”.  My mom used to say that to me.  Today is her birthday and she would have been 77 years old if cancer hadn’t taken her life almost eight and… 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

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  March 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