I didn't ought to wait as long as earlier than, because the day gone by I had my blood drawn at a vicinity lab, and they had despatched the outcomes to Hopkins, enabling the drugstore to mix up my meds in advance. I met with Dr. Hahn and the clinical trial research nurse, who pointed out that there were several cancellations today as other patients decided to stay away. Dr. Hahn palpitated my nodes and said that they felt "mushy" which is more top quality than firm. I guess urologists would know the adaptation amongst both. Dr. Hahn said that our purpose was getting an entire response (CR), observed by no evidence of disease (NED). CR/NED sounds first rate to me.
The infusion was routine – an hour within the chair, three checks of my vitals, and I was on my way domestic. I'll be again subsequent Tuesday for my 2d post-nivolumab CT scan. Hopefully, my tumors will be even smaller than earlier than.
May is bladder cancer awareness month. BCAN's annual fundraiser walk is this Saturday, May 2, on the National Mall. You can donate here. Do now not bring your Glock to the walk.