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Week 24 - Chemotherapy

March 31st 2010 8:42 pm
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My white blood cell count was checked today and it was good enough for me to get Vincristine. It's the chemo that makes my white blood cell count get low sometimes. The medical term is called neutropenia. They told my Dad that I'm always a good boy even though I can't wait until it's over so I can go home.

My report card today still says I am in complete remission, but Dr. Shaw said my ear stinks! Well, he didn't really say it that way but I may have a yeast type of infection in my ear so I'm going to see my regular vet on Saturday.

I've been listing my treatments by week only because that is the way they have my schedule printed out, even if they are not actual weeks. It's been easier for us to check the list off that way. So this means my final treatment with Adriamycin will be postponed until April 16th, as long as my white blood cell cont is adequate!

I forgot how to retrieve balls already. BOL! Actually, now I "only" do it for Casey's Mom, which is even funnier. Casey loves to retrieve balls so most of the time I just let him do all the work.

My tail is looking a bit scrawny but who cares as long as I can wag it!


Barked by: Doo - My Sweet Angel (Dogster Member)

March 31st 2010 at 8:53 pm

Quincy, we are SO glad you're still in remission. You give such hope to those pups who have cancer!! YOU ROCK QUINCY!! Way to go!!!!!
Barked by: Autumn (Dogster Member)

April 1st 2010 at 4:41 am

Time to wag that tail because you got a good report card, Quincy! Good job - keep it up!
Barked by: Riley (Dogster Member)

April 1st 2010 at 5:08 am

Great news Quincy.

Have a wonderful Easter weekend and keep wagging that tail like only you can.

Big hugs.

Your pal, Riley
Barked by: Wendy G

April 1st 2010 at 7:09 am

WOO-HOO, Quincy!!! Momma an' me, Zaidie, r SOOOOOO habby fur yu an' yur fambly!!
Yu du nod need kno' how tu wetwieve cuz yu r da QUINCE-MAN!!!
Barked by: Autumn- Our Angel (Dogster Member)

April 1st 2010 at 10:06 am

We are so glad to see those words , IN REMISSION !!!!
You are the cutest " bunny around " !!!
xoxo,Autumn,Roscoe,Dog & Penelope
Barked by: Sonny (Dogster Member)

April 2nd 2010 at 11:28 am

Hi Quincy! Great report this week! :) We are so happy you are still in remission! :) HEHE, Quincy, we will never understand non-retrieving retrievers! Did Cosmo like to retrieve? I learned by watching Eddie. He is the MASTER retriever. :) We love you Quincy, and are glad you are feeling great!
XOXO and Happy Easter!
Eddie & Sonny Easter Bunny




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