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Another Day in the Life of Roscoe…

May 31st, 2018 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

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Right after the last treatment, I called my regular vet’s office (who is staying in close contact with the oncologist).  I asked the tech to have her give me call back if she wanted the post-chemo chest x-ray the next day or at the 10-14 day mark, to coincide with post-chemo labs/bloodwork.  She opted for imaging at the 10-14 mark.  The suspense has been distracting.

I dropped Roscoe off yesterday morning, and as I transferred the lead, he jumped up on me, gifting me a small scratch (in an apparently very vascular part of my forearm).  I knelt down and gave him a reassuring hug and kiss on the side of his mouth.  After the hug and a kiss, he happily trotted back into the treatment area.  I left the vet’s office, wondering….  and waited…

 

And waited…

The phone rang in early afternoon, “Roscoe is ready.  There is no need for Vitamin K on this round.  Neutrophils are in the normal range.  The oncologist said we’ll continue with the next two rounds of Carboplatin, and re-image the chest in three months;”  The implication is that the chest x-ray is clear.  He can finish the chemo, and is still a candidate for the osteosarcoma vaccine…

Again, I’m thankful for another day in the life of Roscoe.

 


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3 Comments so far ↓

  • paws120

    Great news! So glad he is doing well … YAY ROSCOE!!!!
    Oh and the picture… having my Roscoe fix at 5:30 am, going to be a good day 🙂 🙂
    Keep doing what you are all doing, this is just pawsome!
    Hugs,
    Jackie and Huckleberry

  • dougo1

    Great news,

    Good going Roscoe.

    We are about to have our 4th chemo a week from Today and I suppose Cookie will get a chest x ray after?

    It really is ” Pins and needles” Time

    We are also hoping to make it to the Vaccine

    Best wishes to you!

  • jerry

    Woot woot! We are also grateful for that pawesome news. Fantastic!

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