Topic: Good results on latest scans -- the only explanation is prayer

My PET & CT scan results today indicated my cc lymph node tumor, which is  outside my aorta off the left kidney, shrank and that the tumor isn't as "hot" as previous scans in Nov. 2008 and April 2009 (Y E A H !!!!!!!!).

After my recurrence diagnosis in November 2008 (initially deemed inoperable), I received Gemzar & 5-FU with Nulasta booster during the winter followed by a one-week round of radiation.  April scan results showed minor shrinkage with a "wait and see" diagnosis (no further treatments ordered).  Today, my surgeon said that I must have a "direct link above" for such positive results since that was the only explanation for the continued shrinkage. That's the most likely answer since I do have a vast support network of family, friends and faithul believers. They're my soft place to land.

Thanks for sharing in my good news. This website gives me a forum where people truly do understand the challenges of this disease and faith that a cure is forthcoming.


Never give up hope and never give up fighting.

Dianne

Re: Good results on latest scans -- the only explanation is prayer

WHAT ABSOLUTE WONDERFUL NEWS!!!   Keep up the good work.  Like old Beetles song, "I'll get by with a little help from my friends!". Yesiree, the kind of news we love to read about.

Teddy ~In our hearts forever~ATTITUDE is EVERYTHING
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Re: Good results on latest scans -- the only explanation is prayer

Diane;
What wonderful news. I too believe in the power of prayer. God is good.  I am pleased that your Dr is so supportive of you. Take care and celebrate!     
God Bless,
Jamie

Re: Good results on latest scans -- the only explanation is prayer

I am very happy for you. You must be over the moon.

kris

Cancer is a word, not a sentence.

36 year old patient with buckets of hope

Re: Good results on latest scans -- the only explanation is prayer

Dianne,

Thank God (literally, huh?)  I am SOOOO glad to hear your wonderful news!  God is what who we are depending on to help with Mom's cc.  She doesn't want to do chemo again in the future, she has had bad experiences the last 3 times that she has had it.  She is currently undergoing radiation.  I will continue to pray for you.

Lots of love, Amy