trishnmiller Posted February 7, 2006 Share Posted February 7, 2006 Hi all, Here's what's happening. So we go down to South Miami on Monday and he has the needle biopsy and all goes well the first time but they didn't get enough tissue so the doctor goes back in with a higher gauge needle and his lung collapses. They put in a chest tube and had to admit him. Naturally this hospital is 40 miles from my house and the kids are in school. I called friends who picked them up and I got home around 6 pm. This morning I went by work and then took off for the hospital again. Jeffrey was in alot of pain from the chect tube so I finally got the nurse to get him some demoral. Then I sat, and sat...and sat. 2 hours go by and finally I get my "additude" on and go down to radiology and explain that I need to get hold of the pathology of the lung tumor and then know the rest of the game plan. To make a long story short..I got it within a half an hour. Here's the good news: The lung tumor shows no sign of cancer at all! He has to stay in the hospital tonight and tomorrow night for fiducial placement in the dead tumor. We are going ahead with the cyberknife because it is now considered "curative" to do so. "It can't grow if it isn't there" is my mantra. Thanks for all the prayers and keep on praying that the fiducial placement will go better than the needle biopsy! Trish Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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