Last Port Access Ever and Scan Results

I had my quarterly CT scan today at Mercy. The day started at 7:30 AM in the Outpatient Chemo Clinic, where I had my port accessed. Most people just get accessed in the radiology department on scan days, but not me. I get accessed in Outpatient Chemo, because my port doesn’t work well. Never has.…

More Late Night Thinking

I was thinking about cancer just now.   Me and that fucking tumor drove to Wyoming and back. “You need to follow up with your regular doctor”     and then…..      “You have a mass in your pelvis”. I suppose my cancer was platinum-sensitive, since my CA125 went from 1,100 to 35 after…

My Cousin Zeev

Zevy; a brilliant, funny, caring, quirky man. Practical to a fault. A scientist on the cusp of major breakthroughs in cancer research. Avidly interested in Zen. A minimalist, with no patience for being bogged down by earthly possessions. Handsome from birth. A meat enthusiast, who was known to eat lamb chops for dessert. Respected and…