My Leukemia, Part 10

One of the great joys of doing any medical test is that it sometimes finds things it wasn’t even looking for…

… and that you weren’t even worried about.

In my case, one of those tests was an “Eyes to Thighs PET Scan” performed late September 2020 in order to stage my CLL, baseline my CLL treatment, check for possible Lynch cancers, and diagnose how exactly my CLL was causing that long list of horrible symptoms.

Fast forward three days… Unwilling to ruminate two weeks until I saw my oncologist to discuss the results, I just had to log in and peek at the test report.

Browsing the host of nasty images where my skeleton and organs lit up like a Christmas tree and sifting through three pages of medical jargon, there it was: “Right proximal humeral diaphyseal spiculated sclerotic focus 1.2 cm with intense FDG avidity.”

continue… My Leukemia, Part 11

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