MarkVR Posted July 10, 2006 Share Posted July 10, 2006 Hi all, long time since I've posted. Had a PET the beginning of May, showed some disease progression. They stopped the chemo and suggested I let my body recover from all the abuse from the chemo. Well, later that month I had some SOB and a chest x-ray showed some more pleural effusion on the right side. Did a pleurodesis to seal the right side and got a clean picture a week later. Basically the viewpoint from the docs is I'm terminal, 6-12 months. After a lot of discussion, decided to finally take our trip out west in our motorhome. Gathered up all the medical records I could and left mid June for San Diego. Meeting with the Navy hospital folks for a complete re-evaluation. Experienced a lot of back and side pain throughout the trip, but we enjoyed it. Had a another chest x-ray last week and it showed fluid on the right side again. Very weak and a lot of SOB, can't even take the dog for a short walk anymore. Getting very discouraged......PET scheduled for tomorrow, full body bone scan scheduled for Thursday, another appt Friday. Later, MarkVR Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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