“Your tumor is growing. I am sorry, but I am pulling you out of your clinical trial,” my oncologist said. And, with that, my world came crashing down all around me.
I was in the trial for four years. I loved it. I felt comfortable in the trial. I didn’t want to leave it. But, it wasn’t my decision. And, honestly, it made no sense to remain in it if at least one tumor was no longer responding to the treatment.