“Blina comes in a bag of liquid administered through a thin plastic tube that remains running into a vein in the patient’s arm for many months.
A battery-operated pump controls how quickly the drug trickles into the bloodstream—a bag can last days.
All of the kit can be carried in a backpack smaller than an A4 textbook, making it fully portable.
For Arthur, that meant he could do other things—like play on the swings in his local park—while the treatment was happening.
And unlike his intensive chemotherapy, which had stopped working anyway, it did not make him too weak to enjoy his days.”