The results of the MIBG show pretty much what we were cautioned to expect. The tumor is still active. The chemical levels in her urine are also both up by about ten points, which is another indicator. After over two months of not being on treatment, she will begin a more intensive five-day round of chemo on Monday of next week. After next week she'll go to clinic twice a week for labs, until the the third week, when it starts all over. After two rounds she'll have an MRI. The doctor thinks that she will need 4-6 more rounds of this chemo.
Because of the intensity of this new combination of drugs, we'll need to give her a GSF shot a couple of days after her last day of chemo. I think the shot has to be given once a day for maybe five days, but I'm not too sure about the details yet. GSF will raise her white blood cell count. As you can imagine I'm not too excited to have to give my almost one-year-old shots.
Eight months later we're still fighting this thing.