Last week, he released “Learn to Love,” the first of 12 tracks written during his 12 chemo sessions.
Dr. Black has to send his post surgery patients into the chemo wards and at that point his success rate is dismal.
Six months later, Jerri was still stuck at the South Pole and, despite rounds of chemo, her tumor was growing rapidly.
When the diet and lifestyle habits catch onto that chemo in the DNA, it is like throwing kerosene on a grass fire.
“I would sit with her and talk while she was in chemo at UCLA,” he says.
He points to the IV stand in the corner of the picture, clearly showing it was taken during one of his chemo sessions.
As a private patient I got to see him in a room with nicer chairs, and I had a better view from the chemo suite.
Violet suffers from mouth cancer and is in the final stages of chemo, which has claimed most of her hair.
Oh yes, chemo sensitivity tests exist, but not in this country.
To fight the spread of cancer, chemo targets the DNA of cancer cells.
chemo che·mo (kē'mō, kěm'ō)
Chemotherapy or a chemotherapeutic treatment.
chemo- or chemi- or chem-
Chemicals; chemical: chemotherapy.