The big three took their toll; radiation, chemo and steroids. In Moms own words, “Recovery from treatment has been like a roller coaster ride; with ups and downs.”
Radiation is a gift that keeps on giving, it continues to cook, scrambling the cancer DNA weeks after the treatment has stopped. The ongoing process can cause brain swelling, which can complicate a patients recovery..
In the end, Mom was to weak to stay at home. She entered rehab to recover from her cancer treatment.