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Past And Present

Here’s where I’ve been:

  • Taxol + Carboplatin + Avastin (standard first line of defense)
  • Avastin only (maintenance)
  • Gilotrif (targeted chemo, second line of defense)

Here’s where I am now:

  • Opdivo/Nivolumab (immunotherapy, third line of defense)

If you’re curious as to what the MSRP for each Opdivo infusion is:

And, since congress is owned by the drug company lobby, don’t expect the price to go down anytime soon.

Categories: Cancer
  1. August 10, 2018 at 8:25 am

    Wow. Yeah, the whole medical system is a morass of cronyism and over regulation and regulatory capture by cronies aided by Congress critters. Stupid.

    • August 10, 2018 at 1:14 pm

      Doesn’t look like it will get any better anytime soon; no matter which party is in power.

      Funny thing is that I’ve worked out virtually every day for 30+ years with the primary motivation of staying out of the screwed up healthcare system. But alas, c’est la vie. I think life is mostly luck anyway.

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