Tag Archive: PET scan

20 Years and Counting Since LMS Diagnosis

IT WAS November 16, 2000 when my husband and I were told by my Gynecologist that the biopsy done October 29, 2000, on a uterine tumor (believed to be a fibroid) removed surgically via Myomectomy, came back as Leiomyosarcoma or LMS, a very rare and aggressive form of cancer. I…
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When Bones Degenerate Fast and Become Too Porous

NORMALLY, a postmenopausal woman’s bones degenerate gradually and later Osteoporosis sets in. With treatments, taken religiously, coupled with regular visits to a bone specialist, bones can function well even if a woman reaches the age of 70 or even 80. In my case, my bones degenerated fast and early and…
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So Many Medical Procedures in Just Two Months

THE PAST two months – February and March 2017 – saw me undergoing quite a number of medical procedures and treatments to monitor my various ailments. I have never been busy in my health-challenged life as in the past two months. PET Scan (Positron Emission Tomography), which was ordered by…
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