My mother had her follow-up scan last Thursday to see how effective her treatments were from the bone marrow transplant and chemo. She last finished chemo in November and had her bone marrow transplant following. The standard procedure after transplant is to re-scan 100 days post transplant which was last Thursday, Feb. 11th (which was the first birthday of Lourdes).
Her scan showed two new tumors present. It was just
heartbreaking for our family to hear those results. Seeing what she
went through, but maintaining hope that it WAS FOR a reason, then only to
find that it wasn't, is just devastating. She was so anxious for the
They want to follow-up with a higher resolution scan
tomorrow morning at 8:00. There is a small chance that the tumors are
benign cysts (highly unlikely given her past history). The doctors
recommend a stem-cell transplant and chemo again which she is unsure what she will do.
Once again, I am asking you to pray for a miracle
tomorrow morning for her. Please pray that God will show off again and
that her tumors are clear. PLEASE and thank you from the bottom of my