One more testPET scan to validate treatmentNovember 22nd, 2012Next off to the my oncologist.
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Well I finally got the answer to the question I posed in my blog entry last October. It was not quite what I was hoping for. While statistical models predict a 4 year survival horizon in 80% of cases with cancers like … Continue reading
Now that my 8 rounds of “CHOP (*) therapy” are behind me, I am close to the two-month milestone of a chemo-free life and being almost medication-free. I would like to think that I am also “cancer free” but that will … Continue reading
Version française In the wee hours of the morning before the day of my medical appointment, I was awakened by a massive tremor and a tremendous « sonic boom »; a sound that evoked images in my mind of some kind of … Continue reading
As my scheduled meeting with the oncologist draws near, I have taken advantage of this quiet Thanksgiving Monday afternoon to review my notes, my health journal and to go through my list of questions for my upcoming meeting. Now that I had my the last scheduled … Continue reading
Version Française Next week (September 24 & 28), I will undergo a CT (Computed Tomography) and a PET (Positron Emission Tomography) scan to assess how my lymphoma has progressed after 8 cycles of chemotherapy that started in March 2012. The CT scan is … Continue reading
Version française Now that my initial course of chemotherapy is behind me, I find myself pondering what is in store for me in the next leg of this journey and reflecting on what I learned so far. Looking back on this experience … Continue reading