Elaine Roberts Foundation
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Alabaster, Alabama 35007
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August 24, 2016

From Elaine's CaringBridge Site

Journal entry by Laura Roberts — 9/14/2015

Today starts week 15 and we are headed back to The Chilton tomorrow for a 3-day stay.  Elaine seems to be doing very well.  At our doctor visit last week he said her counts were stellar...

August 24, 2016

From Elaine's CaringBridge Site

Journal entry by Laura Roberts — 8/27/2015

We are in week 13 which is a 5 day stay at The Chilton (I've given the hospital a hotel name not because I think it is a hotel but because it makes Elaine smile and roll her eyes).  We h...

August 24, 2016

From Elaine's CaringBridge Site

Journal entry by Laura Roberts — 8/5/2015

Last week was week 9 and Elaine stayed 5 days in the hospital getting Ifosfamide and Etoposide each day.  I'd like to say that it was a breeze and we sailed right through the week but the...

August 24, 2016

From Elaine's CaringBridge Site

Journal entry by Laura Roberts — 7/23/2015

Last week was week 7 and Elaine had her treatment in the hospital.  We were there three days.  She got two new drugs (Cyclophosphamide and Doxorubicin) plus Vincristine (she has been get...

August 24, 2016

From Elaine's CaringBridge Site

Journal entry by Laura Roberts — 7/9/2015

We got a good report from the PET Scan today.  On the first PET Scan you could see very clearly a very bright red spot in her foot and a very bright red spot in her shoulder.  On today's...

August 24, 2016

From Elaine's CaringBridge Site

Journal entry by Laura Roberts — 7/3/2015

We are in the middle of week 5 and we are doing okay.  We are still just trying to manage the side effects. Monday was the last treatment for this cycle.  She has no treatment next week b...

August 24, 2016

From Elaine's CaringBridge Site

Journal entry by Laura Roberts — 6/24/2015

We are in week four of chemo.  Week four is the same two drugs as week one.  You may recall how week one kicked us around through week two and to the hospital in week three.  I was afrai...

August 24, 2016

From Elaine's CaringBridge Site

Journal entry by Laura Roberts — 6/19/2015

Elaine was discharged from the hospital Tuesday night.  She is doing much better.  They ruled out infection and determined that her symptoms were late side effects of the Irinotecan that...

August 24, 2016

From Elaine's CaringBridge Site

Journal entry by Laura Roberts — 6/14/2015

We finally made it to MD Anderson and met with a pediatric oncologist.  She gave me peace of mind that we were getting excellent care at Children's.  She basically said that all the test...

August 24, 2016

From Elaine's CaringBridge Site

Journal entry by Laura Roberts — 6/11/2015

I can not begin to tell you what a rollercoaster we have been on this week.  It has been anything but fun.  As I said in my update earlier this week Elaine is sick, sick, sick from these...

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