Small trial suggests the scans might help, but experts aren't so sure
by Randy1958 on Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:02 PM
I had two doctor appointments last week; one went well and the other went better. I heard my lab work was "great". That particular doc wants to keep me on Temodar for at least another month; I begin the November 5-day cycle a week from today, conclude it on Friday. I see him again on the 29th and I should know more.
Friday in Riverside I saw two more docs. They came into the room with smiles. Always a good sign. In March they weren't smiling. They confirmed the MRI--no evidence of recurrent or residual neoplasm. That's two for two. I have another MRI in January, unless something occurs before then. I won't even begin to pretend that it isn't possible. This is the most evil thing imaginable, and I'll have to be on my guard for the rest of my life.
by bpp30m on Tue Oct 30, 2012 01:47 AM
Great news Randy!! praying for many more good scans. my son also starts his 5/23 temodar this week along with avastin every 2 weeks. we were lucky to get a year without any chemo while he lived a pretty much normal life. Its now time to fight. an yeah this is straight from the bowels of hell andi hate cancer with every atom in my body.good luck to ya buddy!
by ourVictory on Thu Nov 01, 2012 09:11 PM
great news what was your son taking during that year with no recuurence? it did helped . myself the last two years I have been off chemo no longer than 4 weeks if I am not wrong.
by Pokie123 on Sun Nov 04, 2012 12:54 AM
Great news!!! I always like to hear the positive news out there. Lots of prayers and well-wishes for many, many, many more years of great news.
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