At the end of April, 2020, Tom was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia after a routine blood test. That blood test likely saved his life. He’s been receiving treatment in the Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant ward at VGH for almost a month, and he’s hoping to continue his treatment from home soon. This is […]
Now he can watch tv without his head sticking to the sofa, just in time for his birthday — March 3rd. (This post was obviously written by Tom’s mischievous sister)
Good news! Tom made it through the first critical 100 days post-transplant and his bone marrow biopsy showed that his leukemia is in remission. The donor stem cells have begun to make new blood cells, and Tom now has a healthy level of platelets and hemoglobin. As often happens, the donated immune system is over-exuberantly […]
A stem cell donor has been found for Tom. (Thank you to the anonymous donor! ) He is heading to the hospital now for treatment and will be there a month, possibly longer. We are all very excited and nervous. Because of COVID, he won’t be allowed to have any visitors. He wasn’t allowed to […]
Many people are asking for copies of live recordings of original songs performed by Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride in 1986. They are being uploaded to Tom’s YouTube channel: Tom Colclough’s Toad YouTube Channel Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride musicians were: Tom Colclough, Michael Creber, Ian Putz, Norm Fisher, Daryl Bennett and Dane DeViller. Paul Hood was […]
On July 1, 2020, Tom and his longtime partner, Melvin So, were married in a very small ceremony at Tom’s sister’s home in Vancouver.