Archive for the ‘Cancer’ Category

Out of the Hospital from Surgery

Warning – I am writing this post under the influence of a healthy dose of Vicodin. Please excuse anything that may not make sense in this post đŸ˜‰ . On Wednesday this past week I was released from the hospital. …

A Date for Surgery

So I got my date for surgery yesterday – Monday June 7th. Yes, that is this Monday. This was a little sooner then I anticipated but at least I will get it done and out of the way. The Good …

Unfortunately I Still Have Cancer

Yeah, I still have cancer. Although I had a clean EDG and PET scan back in January I had new tests last week and they came back positive in the same place in my esophagus as as before. That means …

My Visit with My New GI Doctor

I just got done with my visit with my new GI doctor. I felt that the visit went really well. This is what he said about: Cancer Stuff He is perplexed how someone my age could get the cancer that …

Post Cancer Treatment of Other Stuff

Now that the cancer thing is pretty much over and done with I get to visit other doctors about various other items. One doctor I am waiting to see is a hearing doctor since I now have constant ringing in …

My EDG Went Well and What That Means For Me

I had my EDG on Friday to visually inspect my esophagus to see how the treatment did in killing off the cancer. The doctors said that it looked as though I had never had cancer which is very good news. …

Whoa. I Gained 10 Pounds

So my quest to get my weight up to 150 has been more successful then I had anticipated. I went to the doctor yesterday and weighed in at 154lbs. I weighed 144lbs about a month ago. My ideal weight is supposed …

The Day I Have Been Waiting For

I mentioned earlier in the week that I got the results back from my PET/CT scan and they looked good – no cancer activity. We were happy about that and still are. Today though a couple of things happened that …

Results are in From My PET/CT and CAT Scans

In short – the results are good. The first indication that the results where good is that they gave them to me over the phone (docs don’t usually give bad news over the phone). The second was that the “activity” …

Alternative Esophageal Cancer Treatment Methods

In looking through the stats on this site and doing some Google searches as a result I came across a couple of alternative non-surgical treatments for esophageal cancer that I had not heard of before. As mentioned before I have …

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