Tag Archives: Testing

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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Nov 15 Update

Pet/CT Scan is scheduled for Friday the 18th at 7:00 am. No goosebumps or working out starting today- darn! FedEx delivers all day. Why is it when you are sitting at home waiting for a package it is delivered at … Continue reading

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11/11/11 Update

Just got off the phone with my head nurse, Nancy, and it looks like I’m going back in for a Pet Scan sooner rather than later. Once it is scheduled I’ll let everyone know by posting the details. Results are … 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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PET Scan Today

The not very eventful PET scan is over. Woo-hoo! It was a long and painless test. During this test I get my shot of iodine & sugar solution then I sit in a recliner located in a 10 foot by … Continue reading

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An Early Morning

I have some big events over the next few weeks that I thought I had a good handle on but waking up at 6:00 am today thinking about them tells me something different. Darn! Monday, September 12th I have a … 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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Talk with Dr L on Friday

SW & I met with Dr L as planned on Friday 5/27. The meeting went so much better than last time! I can honestly say I am comfortable with Dr L playing captain of the Oncology team. Highlights from the … Continue reading

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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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