Should I try keytruda first?

Cholangiocarcinoma is a brutal disease. There are not a lot of available treatment options, not a lot of money goes to research like it does for the more well known cancers, and by the time people get diagnosed with this… Continue Reading

An empty glass

In the interest of full disclosure, today has sucked. In the cancer world, there are a lot of sucky days. Today stood out even in the cancer world as a really sucky day. I simply couldn’t think of a thing… Continue Reading

Bump…Bump…Bump

Friday, April 29th we went to Ohio State for what we hoped would be treatment 25 of the immunotherapy drug Keytruda. Unfortunately, Mikes blood level was a 7, and they were unable to treat him. This means he is severely… Continue Reading

Treatment 24 of Immunotherapy and Scan Results

Treatment 24 of the immunotherapy drug is in the books my friends! Mike had a long, long day at Ohio State last Friday with scans and treatment. The scans showed stability, and no growth in the tumor. It still measures… Continue Reading

Grief is the consequence of Love

Cancer doesn’t take a break for anything or anyone. Mike got up Friday  morning  at 4am, and drove from Kentucky to Ohio State for treatment.  While we were in Kentucky he had another of the episodes of having difficulty breathing, and actually had… Continue Reading