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First Out-Of-Treatment Appointment

Last week I was back at King's Lynn Hospital, where I have been going for the past 3 or so years for my various cancer related treatments.

However this time was different. I needed to go to the regular Outpatients unit as I have now been discharged from the Hematology Unit.

I was a little unsure of myself - not quite sure where to go or what to do. It turned out I needed a blood test before my appointment, so I had to arrive early to have that done, then wait for my appointment to happen.

There were new nurses and a new doctor, so whereas I knew most people in the other unit, they were all unknown to me.

The appointment went very well. Other than the blood test all it was was a chat. We discussed timescales for when my wife and I could start trying for a third child. He also let us catch a glimpse of the longer term plan in as far as my treatment goes:

I will see him in this clinic once every 6 months for the next 5 years. Then after that I could remain seeing him once a year for…