Milton Z. on April 11, 2017
I was Diagnosed with:
Ship engine mechanic was told no more
Type and Description of Treatments:
01/04/2017 surgery 12" scar in belly they found column had joint with stomach and other parts. The Doctors said chemo and radio for 1 yr. I did mi first and second treatment and when check up found they needed to boost chemo. Next month I go for radiation let's see how bad it is.
How do you feel today?
Sorry expression like sh
Since the diagnosis, what has changed in your life?
What is going well for you right now?
What is not going well for you right now?
Whant to help mi daughter she is doing her job as a teacher and helping me emotional, medical and economical.
What has been the most challenging thing about having cancer?
Ignorance of people
When a head of Human resorses of company tells you her father had cancer and was cured in 3 days. When I ask her for phone of doctor so I and millions can call and have cancer cured in 3 days she hang up. Damm a head of human resorses.
When difficulties overwhelm you, where do you go for support?
What is your work arrangement right now? What are your hours?
I can work 8 hr home or 6 hr outside
Need 2 days every 21 days for lab, ct scan and treatment ( chemo or radiation)
Since the diagnosis, what has changed in your work life?
How have you dealt with any side effects of treatment?
Push to eat and treatment
If "today's you" could give advice to "day-of-diagnosis you," what would you say?