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Discussion BoardChemo & CT results was posted 08/24/2005 11:17 pm by MIKE
Today we got the results of the x-rays and CT scans. The oncologist said the
chest x-ray was negative as was all the CT scans. The chest, pelvic and
abdomein scans did not show any signs of cancer or tumors. But since the
biopsy was positive and the pleura walls has a thickening tumor like view.
along with last months results of higher tumor markers and the chest fluid
showing signs of cancer, chemo is the next step. So Claudia got her chemo
treatment of Gemzar. The plan is to give her a IV once a week, it all depends
on the blood tests. The oncologist will create a baseline to monitor the
progress since we cannot see or check any tumors. The first dose really tired
her out today.
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