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Scan Day, Yet Again

Back into the fight.

For the last five or six months, we've been concentrating on my spine, trying to repair the damage done by the cancer. I still have a long way to go on that front. But it seemed like the cancer itself took a back seat for a while. We haven't been attacking it, just trying to undo its effects.

Today we're going to concentrate on just the cancer. I'm going to have a CT scan of my chest and abdomen. We know there are small tumors in my lungs.

They've been there for a while, but they've been too small to worry about. Well, it's probably time to worry about them now.

I'm also going to have a brain MRI. That's just something we do periodically to make sure nothing has come back in my head.

If we do find something, I'm not sure what the next step will be. I've done chemo, radiation, RFA, chryoablation, vertebroplasty, corepectomy, and I'm sure some others that I've forgotten.

I don't think there are a lot of options left. But I'm getting ahead of myself. Today is another scan day. What we do next will be determined by what we see.

We've all been through this before. All you can do is be patient and wait for the results.

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