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Posted 2018-06-13T02:24:57Z

1st Week of Chemo / MD Anderson - Journal entry by Kari Tippens — Jun 11, 2018

I have my first chemo treatment this Wednesday-Friday and am scheduled to receive this every two weeks. The way the treatment works, is that I go to Hollings Cancer Center Wednesday for a day of treatment, then, at the end of the day, they attach me to another type of chemo that is administered for the next 48 hours at home. A home health nurse then comes over on Friday evening to disconnect the port.  Again, the doc says this type of chemo is tolerated fairly well.[...]