I am in the process of scheduling what will be my last follow-up with Dr. Barlogie in Little Rock, and will hopefully have the opportunity to also visit with Dr. Morgan while I am there to get his perspective on my case. Obviously, I have no interest in getting involved in any politics -- Bart is my friend, and I'm mindful that I owe him my life...and I am also mindful that I have to do whatever best serves its longevity at this juncture. :)
It's said there are no atheists in a foxhole -- I suspect nobody who finds him or herself in such a place is terribly concerned with office politics, either.
Separately, I also had the opportunity to look online at the specifics of my MRI. It seems there are *seven* unresolved lesions in my thoracic spine. Specifically, here's what the MRI says, and what we're hoping will resolve.
2. MULTIPLE SCATTERED FOCAL LESIONS WHICH ARE NOT EXPANSILE INVOLVINGTHE THORACIC VERTEBRAL BODIES AT T2-T5, T9, T10 AND T12. THESE LESIONSMEASURE BETWEEN 1-2 CM WITHOUT CANAL OR CORD COMPRESSION. NO EXTRASPINAL LOCATION OF THESE LESIONS ARE SEEN. THESE FINDINGS REMAINUNCHANGED WHEN COMPARED TO THE PREVIOUS STUDY.