what a nerve wracking experience, more so than actual diagnosis. so i couldn't bear it, the anxiety afterwards. my wife called the dr's office from Riyadh to pester them about the results of my PET/CT scan today....and I am still NED. nothing.
it's a wave of euphoria to say the least, but it lasted only a short time because the reality is it can come back at any time. i have another 6 months is how i look at it. of course, this makes things a little bit easier, but it's not like i could just forget and move on. This will always be with me.
Now on to bloodwork today and fasting with a self induced enema this morning for larry longfinger and his camera tomorrow morning. lovely way to start the day
Male 49 yrs.
09/2017: Colonoscopy 2.2x2 cm lesion - Invasive Adenocarcinoma
- CT - slightly enlarged LN; CEA 2.0
- LAP Rectosigmoid - 8' and 25 LNs removed
- Biopsy - 1/25 LN slight molecular invasion
- Stage IIIa - T3 N1 M0
- Chemo: 3 of 8 rds Ox; 8 rds 4000mg Xeloda
10/2017: PET - NED
03/2018: PET/CT - NED
09/2018: PET/CT - NED
03/2019: CT - NED