The Other Shoe


From the day I started chemo for my stage 4 lung cancer, I have had nothing but great results. The chemo started working immediately and my breathing improved noticeably after the very first treatment. Each scan showed shrinking (or at least stability) of my tumors and a PET scan even revealed that my targeted medicine … Continue reading The Other Shoe

1,461 days and counting…


Wonder Drug!!


CT Scans #10-Update, and more…


Since the beginning, and for about two years, I had my blood drawn every month to check the level of my tumor markers.  Tumor markers  give me an indirect indication about the activity of my tumors…low levels indicate low or no growth, while elevated and/or rising values raise the concern that my tumors are growing. Additionally, … Continue reading CT Scans #10-Update, and more…

Just keeps shrinking!


Update #9 – It Never Ends


So. this is a weird place to be. I just had a PET scan and it was good. I mean, not perfect. Radiologists aren’t fond of unqualified perfect reports. They’re halfway to lawyer-ville with their CYA language …continue reading…