Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Update on Elijah

Elijah is tuckered out. He didn't sleep super well last night. 

He has no new tumors! That's great news. And the tumor that was treated with laser last month (and were told to expect to treat again this month) looked great and didn't need further treatment.

However....one of his old tumors had some new growth.  Because of its lack of pigmentation, the laser is not quite as effective. So today, they gave Elijah an IV and injected a green dye (called ICG). This helps give color to the tumor so it will absorb more of the heat from the laser.  They also gave him a little bit of pain medicine in the IV.

As you can see, he is sleeping now. We will be back in 4 weeks to see how things are going.

Thank you all for praying!!!

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