Update #4 -- Not Such a Sweet Pea

Update #4 — Not Such a Sweet Pea

After completing 3 rounds of maintenance chemo (Avastin & Alimta), I went for a CT scan last week. The results were mostly positive (or technically “negative,” as my MD friend corrected me) with one caveat. All previously noted nodules have…

Lisa Featured In San Francisco Chronicle Article

[Post by Eric] Today’s San Francisco Chronicle has an article entitled “Lung cancer study of why young, healthy are stricken.” It addresses a new study, instigated by the Bonnie Addario Foundation, to figure out why so many people under 40…

Update #3 4/14/14

I’ve kept pretty quiet about my condition in the last couple of months despite the fact that my last two rounds of scans have been very positive. There are a couple of reasons for this. One reason is good ol’fashioned…

Update #2 2/17/14

[Originally posted to a Lotsa Helping Hands website on 2/17/14] Hi Everyone, Chemo round two was a bit rough. The 8 hour infusion went faster than I expected, the 10+ days of nausea afterwards, not so much. It’s no secret…

Update #1 1/29/14

[Originally posted to a Lotsa Helping Hands site on 1/29/14] Hi Everyone, First I’d like to say, thank you. The groundswell of support from all corners has really touched me deeply. I decided to be fairly public about my diagnosis…