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spankrjs

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My appointment for this Wednesday got cancelled due to the "named after a popular Mexican beer brand mass hysteria situation" that is currently unfolding.

For the best, since I am still a bit "immune compromised", and the people at the cancer clinic definitely are.

So, a 8 week reschedule/reprieve. :shrug:
 

bigwalton

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My appointment for this Wednesday got cancelled due to the "named after a popular Mexican beer brand mass hysteria situation" that is currently unfolding.

For the best, since I am still a bit "immune compromised", and the people at the cancer clinic definitely are.

So, a 8 week reschedule/reprieve. :shrug:
Probably a good call. Still feeling well?
 

spankrjs

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I went to my Oncologist yesterday, blood work looks good :woot:

I am now on a 6 month schedule, so I go back in November for blood work and a CT scan.

Statistically speaking, with the type of cancer I had, IF you make it 2 years past chemotherapy without a recurrence, odds are greatly in your favor to NOT have a recurrence :fingerscrossed:


On a kind of related/relevant topic, driving into the "big city" of New Orleans yesterday was like driving into a ghost town. There is more traffic in Biloxi during "rush hour" now than in New Orleans, due to the "current situation". Even with the bad weather yesterday, it only took an hour from my house to the Tulane parking garage, it usually takes at least 2 hours due to traffic.

I parked on the 2nd floor of the parking garage, right next to the "pedestrian walk over bridge". Saw three people in the hospital, only 6 people in the cancer center waiting room. I was very glad to not see a huge crowd. Talking to my oncologist, he said that none of their cancer patients/staff have come down with the "current pandemic", which is obviously great news.

Anyway, glad to finally be kicked to a 6 month maintenance schedule :thumbsup::wave:
 
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jatepper

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Great news, Raymond!

We just found out Monday my father has cancer. He's 72 years old and takes baby aspirin because it's supposed to be good for your blood at that age. Turned out it could have saved his life.

Father urinated blood a couple times about 2 weeks ago. He called his doctor and doctor said quit taking baby aspirin until further evaluation. He had a catscan of his kidneys which checked good then got the old camera up the pecker. Turns out he has a small cancerous tumor in his bladder. My grandpa (his Dad) died from bladder cancer too! But without taking the aspirin, it probably would not have bled and got detected this early. We think it got detected early enough, but won't know for sure until 5/13, which is when they're going back in there. This has really got me depressed the past few days, but I'm remaining optimistic.

Congrats on your continued remission!
 

Belizeit

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Glad you are doing great ! I'm on the west side out near the airport. I'm amazed at the traffic I do see. It just might have been the weather yesterday. Not much aircraft traffic for sure
 

spankrjs

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Great news, Raymond!

We just found out Monday my father has cancer. He's 72 years old and takes baby aspirin because it's supposed to be good for your blood at that age. Turned out it could have saved his life.

Father urinated blood a couple times about 2 weeks ago. He called his doctor and doctor said quit taking baby aspirin until further evaluation. He had a catscan of his kidneys which checked good then got the old camera up the pecker. Turns out he has a small cancerous tumor in his bladder. My grandpa (his Dad) died from bladder cancer too! But without taking the aspirin, it probably would not have bled and got detected this early. We think it got detected early enough, but won't know for sure until 5/13, which is when they're going back in there. This has really got me depressed the past few days, but I'm remaining optimistic.

Congrats on your continued remission!
Thanks man :thumbsup:

Sorry to hear about your dad, but the treatments today are so much better than even 10 years ago. Praying for you and yours :wave:

Very good news that they found it early :fingerscrossed:
 
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