It's Not About the Bike - Chemo Summary & Analysis

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Chemo Summary and Analysis

As Lance describes his chemo treatments, he describes his life as one long IV drip. All of the focus of his healing revolves around the chemotherapy drug routines he must endure. But in order to kill the cancer, Lance's body must feel like it is dying. Making it through one cycle only gives a short sense of relief. Three more cycles for a total of four were required, and the effects on the body got worse with each one.

The treatment takes place in Indianapolis, and in between treatment cycles, Lance returns to his home in Austin. The traveling is hard on Lance as well. Dr. Nichols sees the difficulty associated with going back and forth and offers to coordinate with doctors in Austin to continue his treatment without having to travel. However, Lance is willing to travel in order to...

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