Tuesday, March 17, 2009
The Science of Treating Cancer (updated 3/17)
Last night was my 12th Neulasta shot. The 12th of 12 scheduled shots following the chemo. I feel like someone beat the daylights out of me, but that's a good sign. It means the Neulasta is doing it's job. Neulasta stimulates the body's production of white blood cells and the largest bones produce the most white blood cells . Therefore they hurt the most. It's kind of odd that my eyes, forehead and nose hurt as well...???...but it's standard on my list of experiences with this treatment. I'm definitely going to go hit the couch in a few minutes. And I'm SO glad this is the last of the scheduled treatments. We've got a long way to go when it comes to the science of treating cancer.