Pastor Chris Update

Tumor Marker Roller Coaster

July 25, 2017

The results of my most recent blood test are in, and the CEA marker now stands at 3.1, down from the 6.0 I reported recently, which was up from the semi-miraculous 0.6 from the time before. ...

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What Should Be Down Is Up

July 18, 2017

Not many weeks ago, it was good news that my CEA tumor marker had declined to something in the neighborhood of 6.  After all, it was over 15 when I was first diagnosed in February.  But...

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Have I Hit a Stride?

June 27, 2017

A new three-week round of treatment began yesterday, and so far I feel just fine.  I do find myself extra-worn out on days when I have evening activities, usually Wednesdays and Sundays,...

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A Good Report

June 5, 2017

A new 21-day round of treatment began today with bloodwork as usual, and as usual my veins were uncooperative.  Apparently I am tough-skinned and have tough, shifty veins that like to roll...

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No Imaging Yet, but a Good Number

May 16, 2017

I just finished my third 21-day round on Mothers Day, and began another on Monday, May 15 (yesterday).  As reported earlier, with adjustments in chemotherapies the third round was far kinder...

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