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Bloody good news re DH's brain tumour

(52 Posts)
onlyjoking Wed 28-Feb-07 12:27:28

just been to doctor with DH and Doctor brought up Dh's hospital letter which states that they believe he has a low grade Glioma type tumour, which is the best news asthese are non cancerous and slow growing.
it does rather beg the question why they did not tell us this at the hospital. they just sent him home saying it was a brain tumour but to risky to do a biopsy, come back for a rescan in three months time.
is it too early for wine?

Whoooosh Wed 28-Feb-07 12:28:17

Absolutely not-will go and pour you a glass

fryalot Wed 28-Feb-07 12:28:22

Definitely NOT too early for wine.

Good news.

JackieNo Wed 28-Feb-07 12:28:51

Never too early for wine, when you've had good news like that.

Marina Wed 28-Feb-07 12:28:56

Never too early for wine in these circumstances. I am so sorry you were given such a misleadingly upsetting initial prognosis onlyjoking. Cheers

Saturn74 Wed 28-Feb-07 12:29:18

So glad you've got some good news, OJ.

CristinaTheAstonishing Wed 28-Feb-07 12:29:54

Great news. Celebrate and be happy

AnnabelCaramel Wed 28-Feb-07 12:31:09

Too LATE for wine I'd say, hit the champagne

Blossomhill Wed 28-Feb-07 12:31:20

fantastic news OJ. I am so so happy for you and your family xxx

SoupDragon Wed 28-Feb-07 12:32:16

Excellent

onlyjoking Wed 28-Feb-07 12:32:54

i guess i will have to wait until after the school run really

MI5 Wed 28-Feb-07 12:33:24

Great news oj!

macwoozy Wed 28-Feb-07 12:33:51

That's just greatMust be a huge relief, enjoy your wine

onlyjoking Wed 28-Feb-07 12:34:32

just got to go back to hospital in april to see what options we have, with a bit of luck we might get the ok to go on a much needed holiday

macwoozy Wed 28-Feb-07 12:35:40

That would be lovely for you all, didn't you have to cancel the last one?

pinkchampagne Wed 28-Feb-07 12:37:06

Excellent news!! Go & pour yourselves a very large glass of wine, or even champagne!!

BlueDaisy Wed 28-Feb-07 12:37:50

Good news indeed!!! How awful of them to leave you both hanging like that for three months.

bubblerock Wed 28-Feb-07 12:38:02

Great news for you all OJ!

onlyjoking Wed 28-Feb-07 12:38:49

yes we should be in lanzarote right now, we only went to see the doctor today to help sort out the holiday insurance, i am glad we did

foxinsocks Wed 28-Feb-07 12:39:46

thank goodness you went!

great news

onlyjoking Wed 28-Feb-07 12:48:00

yes at the moment i am just happy we went but once i have stopped smiling i may get angry that the hospital did not tell us.

foxinsocks Wed 28-Feb-07 12:51:11

yes, I can imagine you'd be angry

I think, if you can be bothered, it might be an idea to write a letter of complaint (think you can do it via the PALS service at the hospital - maybe you can do it over the phone, I don't know) just pointing out that you were never given that very important information.

MrsSpoon Wed 28-Feb-07 12:53:19

Not too early for wine after good news like that.

doots Wed 28-Feb-07 12:54:30

Glad for the good news, at hospital. Sometimes you do wonder...a friend of mine was in hospital a few weeks ago. The wife of the man in the next bed was told in front of the entire ward (not even curtain round the bed)that they weren't going to pursue any further treatment as he was only going to last a few more days

onlyjoking Wed 28-Feb-07 12:54:44

i may complain at some point, but am busy being happy at the moment.
some thing don't change DH still has a brain tumour and will need treatment of some sort but it would have been so nice to know that we it wasn't cancerous

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