Thursday, April 5, 2012

Not 100% good news

I know a lot of you are waiting to hear how things went with my scan.  The doc explained that overall, there was about a 20% growth of the existing tumors in my lungs.  Nothing new popped up.  He suspects that my body is reacting positively to the Avastin/FOLFOX.  While I was on vacation, I wasn't getting chemo, so it's possible the tumors had a party in my lungs.  If I go back on the chemo, that might stop the party, so he would like me to do three more cycles and then scan again.  That's the plan.

20% sounded like a really lot to me, but we're talking growth like a 1.7cm tumor now being a 1.8cm tumor.  The doc said I'm at a borderline place where we could either keep using what we're using or switch to something else. 

My feelings are all mixed up about this right now.  And I just got home from chemo, so I'm tired.  So I'll be going to rest now. 

Prayers welcome.


  1. Love you Sheri. You are in my thoughts. <3

  2. James, Imani, Aponi, Noah, Novina, Shaddai, Gabriel and Amazing Mondays Fam 2April 5, 2012 at 8:08 PM

    Sending prayers, song, love and all that you could ask and the Lord would want you to receive at this time in His Holy name. ~We So Love you!

  3. Sheri, We will continue to pray for healing!!! We feel that your news is a sign that the Chemo is working! You and your family needed a vacation. I love your Doctor, he is very proactive and I feel he is very positive. He is good for you!!!! God has his arms around you and yours! Stay positive!!! Just know that we love you!!! Love, Mom and Dad

  4. Praying. Love to you!

  5. continuing to pray for you and your family.