Dec 01, 2004 - 12:26 am
Hey everyone...Jerri had her colonoscopy today and the dr said all was clear...not a single polyp, no signs of further disease, and the colon resection is healing well!!!
Just might buy myself a lottery ticket...
But now we're a little confused. Jerri is stage 4 with the mets to her ovaries; the October surgery removed all visible disease according to the doctors, including the foot-long section of her colon. The bone scan, cat scan (no cats were found SpongeBob), pet scan (none of these either!), and now the colonoscopy, are all clear after the surgery in October. If all those things are showing clear, then can adjustments be made to lessen the toxicity of the chemo? We wonder if chemo is an absolute necessity now? We don't want to be foolish, but is the benefit greater than the problems incurred with the chemo? Is it a given that there are still cancer cells floating around in her system and that the chemo is still an absolute necessity? Am I makin' any sense at all????