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Old 07-06-2008, 01:33 AM   #1
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Ok, Gotta Fess Up
I am seriously loath to post this, but I love you all and feel like I need to.

I saw my doctor Thursday about the growth on the top of my head. It was an unofficial visit. He wasn't happy about it and took a biopsy and then had me go over to the hospital for an MRI, which he made sure stayed off the books until my health insurance kicks in. He's good about that sort of thing.

He called me earlier today about the results and I've been mulling them over all day.. He won't get the biopsy results until next week but he did get the MRI results back.

It seems that it does look like it's a basal cell carcinoma. Funny thing about that kind of skin cancer, it doesn't metastasize like other cancers but it does invade adjoining tissues.

It seems that this one has gone beyond my scalp and has moved through my skull and into my brain. At least according to the MRI. Not too deep yet though.

He kinda fussed me out about letting it go so long without having it checked. I've known him for a few years and could tell he wasn't happy.

So I guess I have brain cancer, sort of. I'm glad I don't use that part all that much LOL. The doc is going to consult with someone else next week and get back to me.

I'm not going to worry about it. It is what it is.

Now if I say something stupid I have a good excuse
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Old 07-06-2008, 01:55 AM   #2
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I don't often post, but do a lot of lurking. I have been following your adventures both knitting and trucking.

My thoughts are with you at this time. Hope it isn't too bad and can be sorted relatively easily.

Cancer sucks.
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Oh my goodness, Mason. This really bites I pray for you and send you healing thoughts at this time. Sending you much
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Oh my goodness, Mason. This really bites I pray for you and send you healing thoughts at this time. Sending you much
Fleas bite worse ya know

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Fleas bite worse ya know

No biggie
Mason, you crack me up.
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Oh Mason. My thoughts are with you for a good results that can be treated. Hang in there and keep up the positive thoughts.
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I'm sorry to hear this news, Mason.

I'll be praying for you.

Please keep us apprised of this situation and the treatment you'll be seeking (if that's not too personal, mind you).

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oh mason thats not good at all sending big to you and pray its an easy treatment and you are on the mend soon

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Dear Mason ,
Sorry to hear this . Please keep us updated and i hope you get treatment quickly .
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Mason, so sorry to hear that and I hope it's easily treatable. I'll be thinking good thoughts for you.
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