I got my CT results this morning, and as the doctor said, "it doesn't get better than this." I usually like to see my medical oncologist when I get CT results, but when they are this good and don't require a treatment change, I am quite happy to see the GP that works with him. She was very pleased to see me looking so well and to give me the good news.
While there still appears to be one significant tumour in my liver, the CT report describes it as a "treated metastatic lesion." There are no other tumours in my abdomen or chest. My bone metastases are all stable. As I understand it, they will continue to show up on the CT for a long, long time. There is something on one kidney that has atrophied. I need to read more about it. This may explain why my creatinine has been elevated, though not so much that my Pamidronate treatment has to be cancelled. I did more blood tests today in advance of treatment Friday. I'll have another look at the creatinine then.
At this point, all I can really say is: whew! While I am feeling well, I always get a little nervous after each scan, afraid that this disease has tricked me and is progressing. There has been too much bad news among the breast cancer community of bloggers and tweeters (tweeters? certainly not "twits"). I feel for my friends that are coping with bad news and painful but unsuccessful treatment. But I must give thanks to God and to all of you who have sent me prayers and good thoughts. I may still be Stage IV, but this is as good as it gets.