Week 1 is in the books!
From Elaine's CaringBridge Site Journal entry by Laura Roberts — 6/7/2015 We made it through week 1. It was no picnic but God brought us through it. Elaine's blood marrow biopsy came back negative which is great news. There were three lymph nodes removed and sent for testing. One node tested positive for cancer the other two were negative which is also good news. We expected a positive result from one of these since the shoulder showed up so bright on the PET scan and she
This will be a marathon and not a sprint
From Elaine's CaringBridge Site Journal entry by Laura Roberts — 5/30/2015 For those of you that know me well you know that I am very task oriented. Anything can be fixed. If Plan A doesn't get it done I go to Plan B and so forth. I'm the "if there is a will there is a way" type person. When I first got this diagnosis I had it set in my mind we were taking her to MD Anderson in Houston. We do have an appointment there on June 12. Time will tell if we go or not. I get t
Rejoice in Hope; Be Steadfast and Patient in Suffering and Tribulation; Be Constant in Prayer Roman
From Elaine's CaringBridge Site Journal entry by Laura Roberts — 5/27/2015 Elaine has had test after test after test and we seem to get a kick in the gut with each result. The CT scan showed a possible place in her lung. The PET scan showed a likely metastasis in her shoulder. The place in her lung did not, however, show up on the PET scan. Today, Wednesday May 27th we talk about Elaine's treatment plan which will definitely include chemo, most likely radiation and possib