Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Scan Update

Nick had an MRI done yesterday at noon and we followed up with an appointment with Dr. Chen at 4:00. We were all prepared to hear the results after waiting for 1 1/2 hours when we were told the results weren't ready and would have to call tomorrow. I'd forgotten how annoying these appointments can be. It was nice to watch Dr Chen - she would just grin when she looked at Nick.

I called this morning with no results and finally I drove up to radiology anyway and my pal, Ron, went ahead and gave me the preliminary report (not officially signed off by an md). Looks like there is new growth which they consider "worrisome". This is very similar to what they said back January. We are assuming this is scar tissue and Nick will have a CT scan next week to confirm it. Dr. Chen isn't too worried, though, and said regardless, the only thing she will do differently is to move up his next set of scheduled scans from November to October.

So for now, we're back in the perpetual world of gray and waiting. To help speed up time, Nick is off to Canada tomorrow morning until Monday. He'll have a blast! The rest of us are scrambling to put together our charity softball tournament on Sept 13th. Much more info to follow.

Til then...


1 comment:

Chris Ulvin said...

Dear Nick,
May God's blessings cover you while you wait but live life in technicolor.
Love, aunt Chris