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Chemotherapy #8, out of 12 

This round of treatment has been smooth sailing compared to last. My Doctor eliminated the strongest drug, 5FU, in hopes I won’t get mouth sores. So far, only one sore has appeared. 254 more words

Chemotherapy #7, out of 12 

Being a cancer patient is hard on me mentally and physically. Most days I feel like “I got this” but other days I feel beat up and get angry and disconsolate. 339 more words

Recovering & Getting Back On The Bleach

On Friday I met with my new oncologist Professor Middleton to discuss the options available to me for my post op chemo. Professor Middleton is one of the top oncologists at the QE and treated Stephen Sutton during his battle with bowel cancer. 589 more words

Chemotherapy #6, out of 12

The morning of #6, my body preemptively felt anxious with an unsettled stomach. I believe my mind was playing tricks on me knowing that I would soon feel the side effects that chemo will have on me. 369 more words

Travels with a chemo pump

Having spent most of yesterday asleep, I’m thinking perhaps I was over-optimistic in assuming that the new chemotherapy regime would be a piece of cake. 235 more words

Bowel Cancer Chemotherapy

Chemo again tomorrow

Not very exciting but quite a relief: tomorrow’s chemotherapy will definitely go ahead as my neutrophils have finally struggled up to a relatively healthy 1.5. 145 more words

Bowel Cancer Chemotherapy