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Staying @ Home

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With everything going on with COVID-19, I'm staying at home and only going out for essentials (e.g. groceries, to refill prescriptions) or for chemo treatment.

 

I’ve completed my 2 sessions of radiation to eliminate the cancerous lesions in my mouth. Treatment was divided over 2 days, was painless, and I’m now focused on post-radiation oral hygiene (e.g. brushing with a special toothpaste, using homemade mouthwash, remaining hydrated) to reduce the risk of infection.

 

My March monthly blood test results continue to trend in the right direction. My cancer levels dropped to 47 from 48 in February.

 

I’m feeling alright and staying positive.

 

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M protein (g/L) (if 0, means no cancer detected)

Mar = 47

Feb = 48

Jan = 50

Dec = between 47 and 48 (began chemo)

Nov = between 40 and 42

Oct = 29

Late Sept = 21

Early Sept = 16

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From December 2019 I've been on Darzalex (Dartumumab), an IV chemo with Velcade (Bortezomib), a chemo injection + dexamethasone.

 

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Taken on April 10, 2020