Category Archives: Test Results

The Resuls are In!

My pet scan showed no change from the Nov 2011 scan.  This is fair news considering my options were grew, no change, or shrunk.

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After Dr L apt on Monday

Monday I had an appointment with Dr L. I have appointments with him every 4-weeks to check how I’m doing which also includes a review of my EKG’s (that happen every two weeks) and my blood work (that happens once … Continue reading

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The Incredible Shrinking Cancer

Yes, the cancer is shrinking in the lung and I am pretty sure the adrenal gland! I got an email from my doctor who cut/paste the radiology report from my pet scan. It’s in doctor talk but from the title … Continue reading

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Chemo is a No-Go

Well, I’m not on chemo yet. Apparently I am patient #1 for the Crizotinib at Kaiser Interstate. They have some grunt work to finish up before I can be prescribed the good stuff. It will/should be ready for me to … Continue reading

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I feel the need…

…the NEED to clarify! I have received a few mixed messages regarding the status of my cancer. I feel my tone in my “Results….Ugh.” post may have been a bit too cheery. Let me explain in a way that will … Continue reading

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Results…Ugh.

Thank you to everyone who has been sending me their positive thoughts for my big “get the results day”. I am finally ready to tell you all that I was given the results last Wednesday. (When your oncologist calls you … Continue reading

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Image taken on June 15th

Good news! A non-diagnostic image was taken during my radiation appointment on June 15th. It told the docs that the 3 cancerous tumors are responding to the treatment. Hip-Hip-Horray! After 8 days of treatment is is a very positive sign!

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Biopsy #2 Continued

The actual procedure part of Biopsy #2 went much better than Biopsy #1. The smart & equally annoyed with the schedule delay, Dr Filner was able to get “material” from both the infected lung and lymph node. This material will … Continue reading

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