Wednesday, January 25, 2012

1/25 CT and lung cancer status

Chest/Abdomen CT this morning + visit with my oncologist.  Lungs continue to be stable.  No change in use of the Crizotinib (Xalkori) since it is obviously working.  Dr E has decided that my lung cancer is stable enough to extend the follow up time.  Will now see him every 4 weeks with an Xray on the 4th week and a CT on the 8th week.  He feels that this will be sufficient to monitor for any future tumor growth.

Next news will be Feb 2 when I get an MRI + visit my radiation oncologist regarding the brain lesions.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

New Year - 2012

We made it through the holidays without any significant issues. Very busy Thanksgiving and Christmas with kids and friends. As always, the food was abundant and delicious. We visited Memphis for a long New Year's weekend. Was very nice. Great hotel. Great food - lots of BBQ. Saw Graceland and the Memphis Zoo. Happily, we were both able to walk the entire zoo because they had plenty of benches for resting. Very glad that we are both starting 2012 without any new major medical issues. Things are pretty stable - and, that is a good thing!!