We met this morning with the radiology oncologist. He is wonderful; kind, gentle and very concerned about Mike individually. He answered all of our questions and we feel 100% confident we are pursuing the right course of treatment. Mike will go through what they call a simulation tomorrow morning. He will have a mask made to fit his face/head that will be used to radiate just the area where the tumor was and the margins surrounding. He will be taking chemotherapy along with the radiation therapy. We understand the risks, as well as the side effects. The doc explained with brain radiation, the patient will feel fatigued. Nutrition is important as well as physical activity.
We were so impressed with the new cancer center at Ball Hospital. It is beautiful, calming and so well staffed with lovely people. We recognize that we will have the opportunity to make many new friends. I am anxious to accompany Mike for his treatments so I can get to know the folks who will be waiting with me :)
Mike plans to go to the office this afternoon after having a great night's sleep. We continue to love seeing the mail carrier... She always has so many nice cards and thoughts for us. Thanks for remembering us as you continue with your busy lives. We know you will be blessed for your kindness.