Tag Archive: port-o-cath

Jun 02

This is what cancer looks like

Fresh scars, no hair.

May 28

Adventures in Port-o-Cathia

It has the word ‘Port’ in it, maybe it’s a nice sunny destination? Well, it did turn into a small adventure! I know what a portocath is because my husband J had one. Should you wish to know more, read here.  Easy Peasy. Really, it’s not a big deal. So yesterday morning, my Designated Person …

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May 24

When you wish upon a blog

Dreams do come true! Port-o-cath scheduled for Monday at 11 am, at a different hospital. Someone read my blog, and spoke to someone, who spoke to someone else. An email was exchanged last night about the possibility of doing this at a different hospital if I wanted to and if I could get the paperwork …

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May 23

I might need to go DYI on this one

I need a port-o-cath. It’s a long-term IV they implant in your chest, so that you can get all your chemo meds and give the NUMEROUS blood samples without getting pricked. In theory, it should be easy to get. In practice, apparently, not so much. It is put in by a radiologist. And ‘The Guy’ that …

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