Six Months Cancer Free!!!

I wanted to let everyone know that I had my official follow-up with my oncologist yesterday and received the results from my PT scan, and I’m still cancer free!!! I’m so relieved, I can’t even express it. I know I seemed like a cool character last week, but I had pretty much convinced myself that every little itch/random pain was a direct result of returning cancer. Whew!

In even more good news, the PT scan detected “activity” in my left ovary that is “consistent” with ovulation. I didn’t even know PT scan could pick up on that, the more you know! As you might have read in my earlier entries, I went through fertility treatment leading up to my cancer treatment because there was concern that chemo/radiation would leave me infertile. Although we won’t know until we actually start trying to have kids how everything is operating in that department, at least there’s a good indication that things are on the right track!

Which brings me to another topic. I won’t be blogging for a a few days since I will be traveling to New Orleans for a good friend’s wedding. Coincidentally, I happened to be invited to speak at a Fertility Forum hosted by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Stupid Cancer in New Orleans on Thursday as well. I will discuss my journey through fertility and IVF treatments in order to help other young adult cancer patients, parents and healthcare providers understand some of the problems young adults face when facing these choices. I’m super excited/nervous to have this opportunity to tell my story and help educate others. Wish me luck!

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2 thoughts on “Six Months Cancer Free!!!

  1. I had Hodgkins while engaged. Reading your blog takes me back!! Decisions, wonder, worry. After two kids and a second bout with it, I hope to encourage you. Life can be difficult, but so worth it. My kids are my world, and my goal is to see them grow old. I feel that God had promised me I will. If you care to, you can see my story I shared for The Pill Kills rally on a YouTube post on my website. http://Www.uncommontalk.com
    Girl we could chat! Be blessed today! I will be in Austin for an event in June, would love to meet up.

  2. Pingback: Fertility Forum follow-up | the lymphoma letters

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