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Two years down

I went in today for the all day event which is a PET/CT and waiting on the results.  This time it finally came back with the all clear (NED).  Since all the others have needed some sort of follow up … Continue reading

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One year down, the rest of my life to go

Well this past weekend marked the one year anniversary of the completion of my radiation treatment. Earlier this month I had a new CT scan that as usual showed up “something” but after close inspection by the doctor revealed no … Continue reading

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New results are in…

Well, the second scan has been done and the results are in. As usual there was something “suspicious” on the scan but a physical inspection by my ENT revealed nothing to worry about. They claim that it could be interference … Continue reading

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Good news!

Well my ENT Dr didn’t care for the results of the PET/CT from May, so he ordered a new scan.  I went in and did a new scan on July 7th and heard back from the doctor last night.  The … Continue reading

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The end or an era

Well we got word today that I’m scheduled this Friday morning to have the port removed.  That truly will feel like the end I think.  The exercise is starting off sluggish as expected, but I’m actually able to accomplish my … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle. . .

Well after waiting so long for the results and not being totally satisfied when they did come I lost some of my mental fortitude.  However, I bounced back quickly and Friday Laurie was kind enough to pull the “PEG” feeding … Continue reading

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The Verdict is in. . .

The doc finally called, Doug has what is called mild uptake in the back of the throat on the right side.  This means that there is something causing the uptake whether it is tumor or inflammation or radiation changes, unfortunately … Continue reading

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waiting and waiting. . .

Okay, scan was done on Monday and now we are waiting for a call from the MD.  I already called the MD office to see if the results are in yet and left a message.  I will update the blog … Continue reading

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moving along. . .

Doug is in the process of coming off the Duragesic patches, which controlled his pain.  He has gotten tired of living by the patches, two good days one sluggish blah day.  The pain is under control, he is only in … Continue reading

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Off to Work Today!

Things are slowly turning around for Doug!   He has good and bad days, but the good days are now out numbering the bad days.  The last doctor visit was last Thursday and he started that day with a vomiting … Continue reading

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