Problems with chemo line

Line flushed successfully this week, but could not draw blood and had to use my arm for that. Nurse said that some oncologists feel that the other arm could be used (mastectomy side) and that perhaps they had been over-cautious in the past by not using it. The insurance company will not continue supporting the [...]

chemo line flush

Back to having problems with the funding for this - the insurance company is not going to continue covering this procedure so got to decide what to do. Bit of a dilemma - it hasn’t been used for chemo since 2007, just blood tests and bone strengthening injections. It was put in under general anaesthetic [...]