Year: 2019

Today I Got the Final Word on the Biopsies . . .

The Lab results on my biopsies taken last week in Houston came in to my doctor today. Here’s what he wrote me via email . . . Mr Grissen, the biopsies are negative! Congratulations! According to the assessments (Pet scan, CT scan, biopsies), I’m cancer free from esophageal cancer. What wonderful news that is! So… Read more Today I Got the Final Word on the Biopsies . . .

Cancer Dims . . . in the Light of the Resurrection of Jesus!

Good Friday was a double ‘good Friday’ for me. Finishing cancer treatment was my early morning focus as we headed to the hospital Friday to get rid of the chemo fanny pack, pumping the stuff into my body 24/5. Then I faced a final CT Scan, and the pull of the PICC line from my… Read more Cancer Dims . . . in the Light of the Resurrection of Jesus!

Brilliant Minds on Planet Earth! Health Update . . .

Guess What? This weekend marks the end of 9 weeks of cancer diagnosis and treatment in Houston. In those weeks, I’ve completed 10 days of chemo by carrying around a small pump in a fanny pack, and 12 proton radiation treatments on the table. Next Wednesday is the halfway point for chemo-radiation that wraps up… Read more Brilliant Minds on Planet Earth! Health Update . . .

An Update on the Proton Radiation Decision

To keep you abreast of developments in our situation, here’s the latest . . . Before a decision could be made about my receptivity to proton radiation, I needed two more tests. So . . . An MRI was administered to my head since esophageal cancer goes there quickly. I guess those bugger cells think… Read more An Update on the Proton Radiation Decision