My partner had an appointment with his NO on Monday and went on his own - Mr Independent. It sounds like everything is OK. NO drops his Dex to 4mg a day but my partner seems to be scared of getting the dose down. Last time he tried, he lost his speech but I think it's more about the old treatment failed to control tumour growth which then caused brain swelling and lost of speech. I guess you can argue that taking higher dose Dex will keep everything under control. Well, it's not exactly true, my partner's weight has gone through the roof!
The second dose of Avastin is coming up this Friday. My bank probably loves me and my new high credit card spending. I will gain a bit of frequent flyer points but never get around to go overseas due to my partner's GBM and the costs of both Avastin & holidays. What's the point of getting those points?
MRI scan will be scheduled in a couple of weeks to find out whether Avastin works. I hope it does as it seems to be less toxic and my partner seems to be a lot more active in the last couple of weeks. Fingers crossed!
Cancer Council NSW would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.We would also like to pay respect to elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.