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

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

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  March 2015- Mike went into the hospital 2 days later with… Continue Reading

Tell me again about Immunotherapy clinical trials?

When people ask me about the immunotherapy drug that Mike is on I struggle with how to explain it. Sometimes I get too technical, and I see their eyes glaze over,and sometimes even I can’t explain it. I think I… Continue Reading