Carla Posted March 12, 2004 Share Posted March 12, 2004 Well, my dad's PET showed the lung tumor and some lit up at the spinal area where they removed the tumor in surgery, which might just be residual stuff, and possibly one area on a rib. That seems to be better news than it could have been. The slightly wierd thing is that the oncologist we saw today didn't seem to know much of the game plan, but maybe they are still figuring out what it is. his colleague is the one who mentioned possible surgery if the PET was ok. I guess the plan is to finish this round of radiation (so far no bad effects, but only a week into it) and see where we are -- and also the idea seems to be that combining chemo and radiation this close to surgery could just be too much. Which I suppose makes sense. He did give the order to get as many calories in as possible, in any form, which seems to make my dad pretty happy. He was reading literature about adding butter and cream to food and smiling..... Well, I guess it's more hurry up and wait, but at least something is happening. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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