A Cancer Patient’s Manifesto. Well, here we are. Here I am. I’ve made the decision to stop doing chemotherapy. I’ve been doing FOLFOX – Fluorouracil and Oxaliplatin along with another drug I can’t remember right now for a bit, intermittently. My choices are not great. Would you like a shit sandwich or a shit sandwich … Continue reading Rocks, Hard Places and All the Spaces in Between
So, I met with my oncologist today. We’re going to schedule a scan and see if these increased numbers correlate with growth. We may be reaching the end of traditional chemo efficacy. I’m setting up a consult with a research center here in Denver to talk about a Stage 1 Clinical Trial. I’m not sure … Continue reading Where We’re At, Right Now
Hi everybody, it’s me, Butchie. It’s been a while since an update here and I have to come clean with you all – I’m beginning to feel like the Boy Who Cried Wolf. I’m still alive, a year and half past my diagnosis date. I thought then that I had less than six months to … Continue reading Are you there friends? It’s me, Butchie
Death is coming for me. Don’t get me wrong, death comes for us all, eventually. It’s just that I have to deal with the knowledge that death is aggressively coming for me. Following my footsteps, never far away and forever dangerously close. I’m not trying to beat death any more. Merely trying to shake it … Continue reading Preachy Thoughts (and Sentimental Pictures) From Somewhere Over the Middle of the Atlantic
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Hi, I’m Matt AKA Butchie and this is my blog documenting my battle and eventual win over stage 4 colon cancer. Thank you for reading and supporting me in my fight!
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