Category Archive: Immunotherapies (IL-2, IL-15, PD-1s, etc.)

Back to a Normal Schedule on MDX-1106

June 16, 2011 - 3 Comments

Liver enzymes continued to fall with today’s bloodwork. I am fully back within normal ranges, if [...]

Of Savage Two-Year-Olds and (Kind of) Healthy Livers

June 13, 2011 - 1 Comment

I wanted to report some good news we received this afternoon: My blood count numbers are still out [...]

You Say Drunk, I Say Muscle-Bound

June 11, 2011 - 1 Comment

So I’ve been reading a lot of online medical journals to find information about elevated enzymes [...]

Out with Melanoma, In with Hepatitis

June 10, 2011 - 2 Comments

If you’ve been following this blog, you’ll know that Dena and I have been doing a little disease [...]

Of Mobs and Moles

May 29, 2011 - 1 Comment

Something weird happened on the way to my cancer treatment. I got another cancer. Maybe. Well, maybe [...]

Always Tip Your Phlebotomist

May 14, 2011 - 3 Comments

Thus, I must give a shout-out to Sir Robert, my phlebotomist at Johns Hopkins. He drops a needle [...]

MDX-1106: The First Scan

April 22, 2011 - 6 Comments

Dr. Hammers pointed out that a great deal of the mets had necrosis at their centers. As fun as the [...]

MDX-1106: Side Effects

March 22, 2011 - 6 Comments

Other than a misunderstanding with a priest, the second infusion of MDX-1106 went off without a [...]

MDX-1106: The First Transfusion

March 4, 2011 - 20 Comments

Monday’s transfusion went off without a hitch. My throat did not swell up with an allergic [...]

MDX-1106: Copious Bloodwork

March 1, 2011 - 2 Comments

Some people have their own hairstylists or nutritionists. A few have personal chefs and drivers. I [...]

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