I haven’t written a blog for such a long time. August is a funny month when all the world seems to be on holiday and yes we managed to get away in the hot August days and spent a wonderful week in the Motorhome.
At Quiex Park with our Caravan and Camping club we relaxed and chilled right out among the Thanet countryside, listening to the farmer and his combine harvesters collecting in a good harvest this year.
We walked around the Maze field and learnt that they don’t eat it anymore but make a biofuel. Oh how the world is changing.!!
They have made a maze out in the field where you can here laughter as people lose their way !!
We shopped in the Barn and bought fresh farm foods and just lazed away the days.
We left to return home with the promise of coming back but the weather broke and we had storms and a cooler wetter time.
I carried on working with my Mesowarriors.
So many new patients and they are getting younger. So sad that it seems to hit men and women and very young girls. Peritoneal is rising more and more.
We also loose so many it never stops.
Im coming to terms with the fact I have it again and we travel every 2 weeks to the Royal Marsden as they have allowed me to have Pembro 10mg/kg.
Im on my 3rd infusion now and will have a scan in Sept to see if it is working if not there is a trial at the Marsden of Pembro with a new drug (they wont tell me the name )
Its good to know there is a plan and that they see a way forward. I would get depressed if I thought that I have reached the end of the road.
I have been told my Bi-Op is being used to see what the make up is of the new growth. How does it compare to the old Bi-Op of 9 years ago, what are the changes. This just might give them answers of why I had such a good response. I hope it does.
I must be the only cancer patient to say “Oh great that pleases me ” when told they have cancer again but my thoughts are that it will help to understand Immunotherapy and help more Mesowarriors. We are not wasting a moment of my time that is left.
This has all bought more interest in my case and I have been asked to a huge venue her in London in Oct which I will report on at the time.
I have also just signed for permission to show the video of Ray and I in the Live Stream we took part in at Covance Chiltern. This will be shared around the world and seen by thousands.
I wont even go into the shock of Trump say he will bring back production of Asbestos. I did a personal tweet to him he has to be stopped. I have been pulled up by a lovely man on LinkedIn who doesn’t approve of my bringing politics into my comments but HEY! having Mesothelioma from Asbestos is a very political point. It’s through Governments greed for money that is the basis of my dilemma. I also attend the House of Commons with the Asbestos working party so of course I get political and how can I stand by and watch trump bring back asbestos. He has to Ban it not produce it.
Ray created a Newsletter for me where you can keep pace with the news that I find interesting https://mnfnewsletter.weebly.com/
Please have a read through and save as we keep abreast with all the news each month.
They say the warmer weather will return so we shall see if it does we might get another weekend in before Ray and I are off on our conference talks.
the first one being the Contamination Expo
UKATA have partnered with the Contamination Expo Series for 2018 and I will be on the UKATA stand and speak in Theatre 9 on the second day. Exciting.
There are lots of exciting plans in the pipeline so I can never say life is dull –no not even with cancer.