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Posted 2019-06-17T18:52:00Z

Lucky Chemo 13?

What has happened to my life that chemo is so ordinary that I don't even tell anyone?  All these medical appointments have become my routine -- just go, sans hoopla, and get on with it.  So Thursday I started my new regime.  One the menu? Carboplatin.  But because I have reached my lifetime limit for Taxol, a new drug called Doxorubicin.  And as a special bonus, I get to go home with a bionic leech!  Because my body is worn down from 2 previous series of chemo I have a new friend -- Neulasta.  28 hours after chemo this lovely new appliance will give me a 45 minute infusion to boost my white blood count.   [...]