Real Good News Today

I stopped in for my monthly Oncologist visit and a quick (bi-weekly) shot in the chemo lounge – they have Velcade on tap. Test results and news from the doc isn’t always good, but you take what you get and do the best you can with it. Today I received very good news. The two main Multiple Myeloma cancer indicators the doc monitors are Light Chains and M-Protein. She said my Light Chains currently are “perfectly normal” and my M-Protein is undetectable (normal). The trend towards normal began in June. She also noted that I’m approaching one year of low dose chemo treatments. She said two years of this is the standard prescription. If things go well, I won’t be taking it the rest of my life.

I have a friend, Dave, who just had cancer surgery and will likely have radiation, and a friend, Diane, who is waiting for biopsy results. I wish I could share this report with them. I don’t mean share the news, I wish them similar results.

Thank you for your continuing prayers and support. I remain grateful to God for my every blessing.


10 comments on “Real Good News Today

  1. says:

    Scott – That is good news! Thanks for keeping us posted, prayers continue. Bob & Joanne


  2. Tamara Wright says:

    Praise the Lord…..I’m thinking it doesn’t get much better than that!!!! Hope you and Diane are preparing to celebrate 😀

    • scanfie says:

      Tami: I’m so used to processing bad news from the doctor, I had to send this info through my mind a couple times to make sure I was getting it right. It doesn’t get much better than that. I don’t know how long it will last, but I appreciate each day and thank God on the good days, and on the bad days too.

  3. Don MacDonald says:

    HEY buddy I am happy for ya . Were still waiting to see on what we fine out about Diane I have a feeling it will be good? BUT we have that 2 percent we have to keep an eye on. was told 98 persent is usely benine were looking at the idea she is in the 98range as soon as we fine out for sure I will be the first to let you know . She has push her self a little now and finding out she gets tired fast . BUT I was told that could happen. So I am not all that concern right now . Ok my best to you and your Diane . talk to ya soon DON

  4. Jon says:

    Great news Scott. We are so grateful to you guys for all you do for us.
    Blessings on you my friend,

  5. Mike Welstad says:

    Hi Scott, I’m praising the Lord right now for your good news! I continue to pray for you and Diane and family. I thank the Lord for His goodness.

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