And the fight continues

Hey everyone, I hope that ya'll are all well. I just wanted to fill you in on the latest with me. This past Tuesday I had another road trip to Stanford University Medical. I had a CAT scan done that early afternoon and had an appointment "scheduled" at 4 pm with my onocologist. Well as most of us know, things don't always pan out as they should. I was scanned earlier than they had me scheduled for, so there was some time to kill, so off to Stanford shopping center we went. It was crowded and it was cold, but it was all Christmasy, so that was nice to see. And I think it was bring your dog shopping with you day, there were people with their dogs all over the place and in just about every store. Anyways, I had my 4 pm appointment at around 530 or so, I was one of the last patients to be seen. So Dr F, walks in, we talk for a few and then he logged onto the computer and brought up my CAT scan from earlier in the day. The results from the scan were not good, there are two new areas of growth in my abdomen. They are slow growing, so that is a big positive there. So now it's back to the war room for a new plant of attack. Dr F said we can do surgery, try a different chemo drug or do experimental drugs. He is going to get with my Dr here and my surgeron at Stanford and see what they come up with. So we'll see what happens, I will keep ya'll posted as things move along. This was not the news I was expecting, especially four months after my last chemo treatment. It did bring me down to hear this and still has not really set in. I'll be okay though, I have to be, that is all I can do, stay strong and keep fighting. I wish eveyone a very Merry Christmas and hoping that 2013 brings us all good news and good health. Love, Eli
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Hi Eli-- You are keeping your fighting spirit and I know you will tackle this head-on with the help of your doctors. I so wish the news had been different, but sometimes nothing seems fair in this game we play. I know your docs have some aces up their sleeves and that you all will get a plan together real soon. Keep fighting because I know you can win! I send you warm hugs and prayers and I hope you will have a very Merry Christmas. My wish for the New Year is that we all get good news! Love, Martha
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Oh, Eli, I am near tears hearing this. I hate this disease more and more with each passing day. You will be in my prayers so God guides you and your doctors on deciding the plan of attack to get rid of this once and for all. Mari
Eli, much love to you, so sorry you got hit with this just as the holidays begin. The new year will be better! And at least your doctor is working on this and is putting together a team to prepare. XOXOXO
Merry Christmas to you, Eli, and I'm proud to be another one of your supporters. We all have one another, plus this crummy cancer. I'm hoping, like you, the doctors are able to help. More important, we have the ability to cure ourselves as long as stay positive and realize we are all empowered to be an integral part of the cure. Think "cured!" It works. Ron
WEli I am so sorry to hear this news! You arwea great warrior and I know you will keep fighting! You are such an inspiration to all of us and I will continue to pray hard that things get better for you, one of our friends on hear said" when prayers go up Blessings come down! I think it's your turn for the blessings! I hate this disease ! Hugs Val xoxo
I am sorry to hear this but hope that your Docs find the thing to get rid of your cancer for good. I will be cheering you on every step of the way :)
Not the words we want to hear, but the words we all dread. I am hopeful by the slow- growing part of the scan, maybe the right combo will be the next one. With you in spirit, always. Xoxo
Well, you know I've got your back, Eli, whatever route you choose. This is a war that can take more than one battle to win, and you're still in the fight. I hope you can set all of this aside for the holidays and enjoy them as best you can, then get ready to put up your dukes again in the new year! Many hugs, pal~Ann
Eli, Know you are always in my prayers. I'm sorry you didn't get the news you hoped for. That sucks. Like Martha says (she is always good with words!), I too am sure your doctors will work out a great plan for you. I wish you and yours a Merry Christmas! xo Ruth
Oh Geez. Hang in there, Eli! We are here for ya!
Eli, It totally sucks to hear that you and your medical team have to figure out how to beat the cancer. You know I hate hearing about new growths especially when there is nothing that I can say will make it better. But I do know that they have the new chemo drug on the market and I will be praying that is the course your team takes and you for you to be a great candidate for it. Loves and hugs go out to you and know if you need anything holler!!! Love~ Melinda
SO sad to hear this Eli, I am thinking of you and hope they have a plan of action for you soon!
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October 8, 2014

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Eli (eli)

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October 14, 2009

Lemoore, California

June 15, 2011

October 8, 2014

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Colon and Rectal Cancer

Adenocarcinoma

August 20, 2009

No

The not knowing of what was going to happen next.

Don't sweat the little things, live your life to the fullest.

Treat me as you always have, I'm still me with or without cancer.

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