Ellen Hoffman

First post: Apr 29, 2021
Hello Everyone,

In Dec 2020 I told my doctor that I'd been having recent stomach pain.
Fast forward: Colonoscopy - leading to diagnosis of colon cancer. Whirlwind... I met a surgeon, an oncologist, and was plunged into a brand new BIG learning curve.
Jan - Surgery at Summit Hospital. (Shout/out to Summit: Terrific nursing staff, and a stunning view of Oakland from my ninth floor room.)
Feb - Port placement.
March - Covid vaccines - hooray!
A week after the 2nd shot, I started chemo. 3 week cycle for infusion & All Those Pills.
April - Springtime in El Cerrito!
Hopefully, chemo will be finished in mid-June. Between now and then, I'm hoping for visits, walks around the neighborhood, and more time outside with flowers, and with you!

Glad you're here!

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