Diary of a Brain Tumor Patient's Wife

Nov. 19, 1997

Renette Davis

Just a quick note to let you all know that the doctor called today and the SPECT scan showed that there is live tumor, so he has scheduled the radiosurgery for next Monday, Nov. 24. He said the SPECT scan doesn't do a very good job of showing size, so it's still possible they may get the stereotactic ring on and do the CT scan and then discover that it's too big for the radiosurgery. If that's the case, then we'll go to plan B, which is fractionated radiation.

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