So I have a super duper really bizarre update on Joxer. We had to take him off the pred a while ago because of a secondary skin condition. We were afraid it would cause the lymph node to grow and it sure did. While his skin cleared up, his lymph node became the size of an orange. Other than that he's been fine....good attitude and appetite and no other concerns.
A couple of weeks ago we reaspirated the node just to make sure it was actually lymphoma and it did indeed come back as cancer. Because his lymph node was getting SO big we decided to remove it surgically as none of this other nodes were enlarged. He came through the surgery like a champ and the test results came back as a totally encapsulated cancer that hadn't spread beyond any of the node itself or margins.
It looks like Joxer may have actually beat The Cancer. Being too dumb to know you've got it worked!
You never know when it will strike, but there comes a moment at work when you know that you just aren't going to do anything productive for the rest of the day.