Thursday, December 9, 2010

Saw my Medical Oncologist

He's taking me off Taxol and Carboplatin, at least for now, but I must continue on the Herceptin.  I also have to go make an appointment with Dr. Wilcoxson, my cardiologist, to get an echocardiogram on my heart. 

Dr. F says he is trying to weigh the use of the chemo against my quality of life.  He's never said how much time he thinks I might have, and I don't know that I want to know, nor would I give much credence to a number, but if he's talking quality of life already, ... ugh.

But anyway, I feel like I could live several more years, so that's that. :)

I'll see Dr. F again on the 30th of December. 

Ok, the exciting beginning drugs are coming so I'm going to end this post.

Take care, all!

1 comment:

  1. Oh geeze girlfriend................please say it aint so
    Fay

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