August 25, 2009

Cancer treatments put on hold

I just got off the phone - my daughter's cancer treatments have affected her heart enough that the doctors are delaying today's chemo for at least four weeks.

If the heart test next month shows no improvement, the Herceptin treatment will end seven months early.

You can read why a phone call in my earlier update. She will learn tomorrow if radiation will continue.

The 2008 movie Living Proof was about the doctor who helped develop Herceptin and the sacrifices he made. It is based on Robert Bazell’s book “Her-2." Here's the trailer:


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