Arthur Bear

Arthur Bear

Friday, August 5, 2011

News From The Hospital

 As we all know Arthur came home on July 31. The whole family arrived home some time around 2 AM. It takes a lot of time and planning to make a move like this, but it is well worth it. Artur has been sleeping a lot this time as this round of chemo is very aggressive. He was not doing well with his feeding tube as the formula was too strong for him.
Arthur had a check up yesterday. The check up started at around 9am and ended at 7pm. The first part of the appointment was blood tests and talking about how the feeding tube was going. He then headed in for a MRI of his tumor that took two hours. During this MRI they found a light coloration in his shoulder bone that caused the doctors to be concerned. The Doctor is saying that it could be a lightening of the area due to a drug they give Arthur to fortify his bone. The Doctor also said the cancer could have moved. Arthur was then taken in for his 6th blood transfusion as his white blood count was down. The good news is he was sent home and given some new formula to try out that may prove to be easier for him to digest. Arthur will be back some time next week for more tests on his shoulder.
Arthur and Family are staying strong believing in the powerful medicine of prayer.

creating & keeping a close connection with the OMNIPOTENT  ~

1 comment:

  1. Artie and your family are in our thoughts and prayers 24/7. I just KNOW the coloration is NOT the cancer spreading. No way with all of the chemo. It must be due to the medicine for his bones. We are so hopeful you are all enjoying the day to day life of just being home. And that the planning of Artie's event is going well. We can't wait to see everyone next Saturday! LOVE YOU!