Medical Update, third of 2021

No Half Measures

You can read the first and second updates if you need to catch up on the dilemmas I faced with regard to treating/killing/freezing/nuking/blasting the pesky met. The cliff’s notes version is that there is one metastasis that just won’t die and it’s located in my right pubic synthesis; the options I was considering were cryoablation and radiation; additionally, consulting with the Bone Mets Clinic at Duke in North Carolina as well as local doctors at my cancer center in Miami. What made making the decision even harder is that I received differing advice from different doctors and had to evaluate the reliability of each recommendation on my own and with my medical oncologist, which wasn’t an easy task.

After talking and talking and talking some more to various doctors, my family, other advocates, etc., reading lots and lots and lots of literature/studies/articles, and going back and forth and back and…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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