Three doctors walk into a bar: second T-cell collection

Last week Beaudin had his t-cell apheresis completed locally at our hospital in Denver. Beau had his cell collected. He rocked it. He said the PowerWand line placement was a 2 on the 1-10 pain scale. Which says a lot about how damn brave he is, and also a lot about how lucky we are… Continue reading Three doctors walk into a bar: second T-cell collection

“Sorry,” is the first step, then “how can I help?”

Unfortunately, in the last couple months two acquaintances have reached out with the same question, "Someone close to me has just found out their child has leukemia. What do I do? What do I say? How can I support them?" This is what you can do. Establish Rank & File Understand who the front line… Continue reading “Sorry,” is the first step, then “how can I help?”

Dear Beau, on the day of your last L.P.

Dear Beau, When you were diagnosed, one of my biggest worries, for us both, was your fear of needles. You had so much fear over them that even the most simple blood draw would require many adults holding your body against your will. Actually, I recall a moment early-on, one of the first times we… Continue reading Dear Beau, on the day of your last L.P.