Medical Update, 4th of 2021

No Half Measures

Those of us who are forever patients are scanned all the time. We lovingly/sarcastically/mournfully call this process “scan, treat, repeat.” Because of these regular scans, things that would never have been known about the interior workings of our bodies are known and become a potential issue, at least inside my head. I can’t say that I’ve gotten better at dealing with these extra weird things in the last 4 years but at least I don’t always immediately jump to “it’s a met” and dwell there too much; actually, for the record, I still do that.

Enter a lung opacity in my right lung, 1.6 cm x 1.6 cm.

This lung opacity, which is likely filled with fluid and has bubbles in it (a/k/a cavitations), showed up on my March, 2021 PET scan and caused some consternation. The consensus between my medical oncologist and the radiation oncologist who was then treating…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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