Friday, September 10, 2010

The long walk

Today was the follow-up visit with the oncologist.

Our boy has a habit of charging off...

with me bringing up the rear... .

and struggling to keep up.

As usual, he is the youngest person in the waiting room.

The oncologist, Dr Rajesh Nair, is a lovely, sweet man, and very kind.

He had good news for us today.

The MRI scan from last week is clean. Our son's brain is free of cancer. The laboratory results of the blood they drew came back within normal reference ranges.  

“Awesome” was the word Dr Nair used.

Awesome indeed. Even though I have been lectured about taking notes at these visits, I failed to write down what Dr Nair said, except that we will see him again next month. And there will be PET scans and CT scans coming up in a couple of months. And MRI scans every 3 months. They are going to keep very close tabs on our boy.

I am so thankful for this caring team of physicians. I am so thankful for God's mercy.


Paula said...

This entry made me shed a few tears of happiness for your family.

Lo said...

I am so happy for you.....what incredible, wonderful news.

Far Side of Fifty said...

What wonderful news, I know it will be a long haul..but you have good news early on..and that is great!! :)

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