Category Archive: IL-2

More Fainting: Another Crisis Averted

June 22, 2010 - Add Comment

At 5 a.m. Chris went to sleep. At 6 a.m., he got up. Fortunately, at around that time, the nurse [...]

Mixed Results with CT Scans; Another Round of IL-2

June 21, 2010 - Add Comment

I was expecting clear, unmistakable evidence of shrinkage. I was expecting the doctor to say that [...]

Cancer Vacations

June 17, 2010 - Add Comment

The last time we met with our fabulous oncologist, Dr. Dan George, we had the calander out to plan [...]

Insomnia and Bag Balm

June 5, 2010 - Add Comment

For those who've never had insomnia, there is a certain suppressed envy -- man, I wish I could stay [...]


May 20, 2010 - Add Comment

For the first time in my life I have a bit of a belly, though it is fast receding. I wish I could [...]

IL-2 Crisis Averted

May 15, 2010 - Add Comment

When it comes to IL-2, things can turn on a dime. Thursday we thought we were beating the odds with [...]

Pushing the Envelope with 10 IL-2 doses

May 13, 2010 - Add Comment

The doctors were ready to stop the treatment, but Chris told them he wasn't ready to stop. I told [...]

New IL-2 Side Effect: Vertigo

April 26, 2010 - Add Comment

What is causing me the most trouble is vertigo. I find myself unexpectedly and spontaneously [...]

Post IL-2 Scan Results

April 19, 2010 - Add Comment

What today's scans showed was that there had been no further growth since that last March scan. Dr. [...]

Frozen Shoulder? Painful but Delicious

April 14, 2010 - Add Comment

So I’ve had some kind of bone injury to my shoulder and had to see an orthopedic surgeon. He took [...]

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