Well this is a week I can't forget in a hurry, saw the Doctors at the cancer care unit on Friday, news was not good, there is nothing they can do as far as an operation just offer him some chemo to make him more comfortable and want us to read some things about a clinical trial, the cancer has spread outside the primary site to his bones and they said to go ahead on Monday with the bone biopsy, just to clarify things. God this is hard, both of us are not sleeping too well at the moment, things just keep going around and around in our heads, it is worse for Les as he is having trouble coming to terms with everything and I just cannot believe it as most days he looks well except for the weight loss and he gets very tired by the afternoon. We have so much to discuss as I think we are still in a state of denial,have to find a place to live but so hard in Sydney as we are on a pension and have only the caravan to live in at the moment,and we are parked at our daughters place, which even though it is great, I think we both need our own space.Well will see how biopsy goes and make a decision about the chemo.
Dear Gypsy Love and prayers being sent your way. This is such a difficult time and there is no short cut but know every one on here understands and is a listening ear for you. Terese xox
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Hi Gypsy I have secondaries in my bones and they check up on those with a bone scan.A bone scan shows clearly any sites where there is any cancer. Its very simple: an injection of some dye then you come back a couple of hours later and have the scan. I've never had to have a bone biopsy, it doesn't sound like much fun. I hope it goes ok for your husband. Chemo is great for shrinking tumours and stopping progression of disease but isn't much fun to go through although its different for everyone. Good luck with everything. Julia.w xx
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It sounds like you have had a difficult couple of weeks. It doesn't look like this will change for a while but keep talking here as much as you need. That will help you to get through this. I hope that your husband's treatment goes well .
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