One of the toughest things about this myeloma situation is the mental part of it. I've been waiting a while for some positive news. The worry and fear can really take a toll on a person.
On Tuesday, I saw Dr Phan. He said, yes fevers are cancer related and in all likelihood it meant that the cancer is getting worse. He thought that Berenson might want to change up my chemo mix to deal with this.
Well, today I saw Berenson and he said that the fevers aren't cancer related. Myeloma doesn't lead to fevers. And In fact, in looking at some of my numbers, he sees some encouraging signs and thinks the treatment is probably working...so no changes in the chemo mix. Next week we start cycle 2 of the new regimen.
So finally good news!!! Now let's kick some ass.
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