Category Archives: Removab

Removab #4 Saga

After the last Chemoembolization disaster, my scheduled Removab treatment was put on hold. Hallwang refused to offer the treatment till I recovered from the last TACE and resulting complications. Hallwang wanted to send me home for 3 weeks, but considering … Continue reading

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TACE #4

Due to my liver pain and swelling I brought forward my next TACE (Trans Arterial Chemo Embolization) procedure and last wednesday I found myself yet again on Prof. Vogl’s (a.k.a. Dr. Pain) operating table. But I get ahead of myself. … Continue reading

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Removab 3.3

My liver recovered enough that I was able to do a third Removab treatment in this cycle. Typically they always increase the dose, but in this case they kept it at 10 micrograms. That was a mistake. Firstly they made … Continue reading

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Removab Cycle 3

I arrived at the Hallwang private oncology clinic on Friday evening, and had the first Removab (Catumaxomab) treatment the following day. This makes it my third Removab cycle. First thing that surprised me was a change in procedure at the … Continue reading

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Hallwang Tour of Duty

After two interesting days spent at the Siebenhuner clinic in Frankfurt, I made my way to Hallwang. Hallwang is by far the most expensive of the German clinics, however they have very good doctors, its in the heart of the … Continue reading

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Removab Aftermath

The next day after my first Removab treatment I woke feeling on top of the world. I was feeling and looking great. That bothered me. I saw several patients at Hallwang go through the Removab experience, and the morning after … Continue reading

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Removab

Tedd, a fellow patient at Hallwang arrived several weeks before me. A likeable and chatty type of guy, he described how easy, simple and painless the Vogl Chemoembolization procedure was. Well, if you read my blog, you know how that … Continue reading

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