Summary

2014

Diagnosed 14th Feb 2014 Hodgkins Lymphoma stage 4

Biopsy to right neck Feb 2014

Bone marrow & Lumbar punch March 2014

P.E.T. Scan March 2014 (P.E.T. Number 1)

Diagnosed as Stage 4 Hodgkins Lymphoma (Liver, Lungs & Eye)

Chemotherapy ABVD Commenced 13th March 2014 Ended 14th August 2014

P.E.T. Scan April 2014 (P.E.T. Number 2)

Declared Chemotherapy Steroid induced Diabetes May 2014

June 2014 Bleomycin (The B from ABVD) attacked my right lung

P.E.T. Scan Oct 2014 (P.E.T. Number 3)

Radiotherapy @ 40gml Grey to right side neck commenced Nov 2014 to Dec 2014

Given 6 weeks to live following Radiotherapy Dec 2014

2015

Ultrasound Fine needle aspiration March 2015

P.E.T. Scan May 2015 (P.E.T. Number 4)

Tonsillectomy & Biopsies to throat July 2015

P.E.T. Scan Oct 2015 (P.E.T. Number 5)

2016

P.E.T. Scan May 2016 (P.E.T. Number 6)

Biopsies to throat & base of tongue July 2016 

P.E.T. Scan Oct 2016 (P.E.T. Number 7)

Declare Diabetes clear after nearly 18 months

Suspected Kidney failure Nov 2016 & new Lymphoma site to middle spine

2017

P.E.T. Scan Feb 2017 (P.E.T. Number 8)

Biopsy to lower spine Lymph Nodes March 2017

Declared relapse both HLD & NHL urgent  rescue procedures required

Stage 4 Non Hodgkins Lymphoma 8 weeks life expectancy  

ICE Chemotherapy April to May 2017 

P.E.T. Scan May 2017 (P.E.T. Number 9)

Stem Cell Harvest June 2017

BEAM Chemotherapy July 2017

Stem Cell Transplant July 13th 2017

Given 6 hours to make any calls I needed to make 18th July 2017

Released from hospital 26th of July 2017

PET Scan Oct 2017 (P.E.T. Number 10)

November 2017 Placed in remission as Cancer Clear

2018

March 2018 Placed in formal remission

April 2018 My Mum passed away RIP

November 2018 1 year clear and Okay to return to work

November 2018 Offered full time Job with JMC to commence in Jan 2019

2019

January 2019 Commenced fully time employment contract with JMC Cork

March 2019 Levels of Fatigue increase

June 2019 Attack to right Eye but not Lymphoma

September 2019 Second attack to Right eye but not Lymphoma

November 2019 Hemiplegic Migraine attack