Category Archives: Milestones

And finally, Ethan is DONE with treatment!

Three days ago, on the evening of Saturday 2/24/18, Ethan took his last dose of oral chemo. Then on Monday, Ethan had surgery to remove his port (which is a small plastic tube that is inserted into a large vein … Continue reading

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Last chemo at the hospital…24 more days of oral chemo to go!

 Ethan just received his last dose of chemo through his port and his last spinal tap (where he receives chemo to his central nervous system)—his LAST hospital chemo, hopefully forever. He has a week of steroids and 24 more days … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe It Has Been a Year!

I need to get this post out but I’m exhausted, falling asleep as I write…so please excuse the tired and terrible writing that this entry is… The past couple of months since Ethan started school have generally been great. Until … Continue reading

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The Start of Interim Maintenance

The last couple of weeks have been relatively good, with a few small bumps and some great news! About two weeks ago, Ethan finally started the next phase of treatment, called Interim Maintenance (I/M). I/M is the third phase of … Continue reading

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