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Friday, January 29, 2010

Alles Klar, Herr Kommissar

I just got a call from my oncologist's office - literally, like ten minutes ago.  The results of the CT and PET scans came in.  All clear.

So there are no tumors that were detectable by the scans.  Most likely I'll still undergo the next stage of chemotherapy, because (1) that's the standard protocol) and (2) I've wanted to treat this aggressively since day 1 and (to quote Tom Petty again) I won't back down.

I also had a follow-up with my surgeon, which was probably the last time I'll see him.  He wanted to know if the surgical wounds are healing on schedule (they are) and if I had any post-surgical complications (I don't). I did get a lovely parting gift, a new prescription for percocet.  Maybe I'll bring some to Lot 8 for a tailgate.  Opiates and beer, combination therapy.

7 comments:

  1. FANFOOKINTASTIC!!!! Congrats, Shiv, and thanks for passing along such good news so quickly- made my weekend, and it's just getting started!

    cheers (and save some of them Percocet for the Rockledge parking lot ;-),
    Robert

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  2. Fantastic
    Best
    Grace

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  3. Potomac Soccer WireJanuary 31, 2010 at 11:19 AM

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  4. Great to hear. Too bad about more chemo, but better safe than sorry. And tell us again why do you need more drugs?

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  5. If you sell enough percocet on the street you may be able to make a debt in ManUre debt structure. Just a thought.

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