Well, today, I had a PET scan. The bad news is that my lymphoma is back. The good news is that there are still a lot of options for treatment. In fact, there are so many options that it will take a few days to figure out how to proceed exactly…
Most likely, I will only have a light chemo regime for the next few weeks, so I plan not to become mr. Cancer Guy just yet. For now, I assume that I will continue to be around: I will continue to work with my students, my team, … maybe with you? I will continue to write and present. And I will continue to post about that part of my life here too. My job is just too interesting to not do so.
But, when you meet me, you may want to include an extra joke here or there to lighten up the mood a bit. You know, like the one about three cancer patients in a zeppelin who …
Anyway, we’ll see how it goes. This isn’t the beginning of the end. It may not even be the end of the beginning. I guess it’s more like the beginning of Round 2.
And to conclude with the obvious: do give your loved ones an extra hug tonight!