BERT2011 (Bugger, Estrogen Receptive Tumor)….

Metastic breast cancer at 38

Trial start day

Well after several weeks of to’ing and fro’ing, I got on a trial! Yay!! It’s a phase 1 trial.. so first tests in humans.. pretty scary stuff.

Short blog.. this was my first day.

14.5hour day from leaving home at 7am to returning at 9:40pm.. huge thanks to Bob for looking after Bella all day!. Dad and I leave for Manchester. Driven myself as wanted to make sure I could so that I can going forwards.

3 ECGs

5 lots of blood tests

Physical exam

Doctor appointment

Steroids and other concoctions

Cooling cap – freeze to -6.5

Blood pressure tests x 2

Chemotherapy- Paclitaxol

New trial drug – INCB Incyte Arginase trial

1 cannula

Home… tired… and alarm set for 1am to take next set of trial drugs….

Whatta day.

Night night … fingers crossed 🤞🏻