4/27/2010 - Admitted to Hospital. CT SCAN THORAX (of chest) - Confirmed tumor in right lower lobe of lung.
4/29/2010 - LUNG TISSUE BIOPSY - Preliminary report shows abnormal cells. Received Blessing
4/30/2010 - BLOOD TRANSFUSION (1 Unit) - Blood tests show Joshua to be very Anemic with higher levels of white blood cells and lower red count. After transfusion his levels improve and he regains his appetite.
5/01/2010 - CT SCAN ABDOMEN/PELVIS - Checking for other tumors, report comes back clean.
5/06/2010 - DIAGNOSIS CONFIRMED - EWING SARCOMA/PRIMITIVE NEUROECTODERMAL TUMOR - Related to Bone Cancer.
5/07/2010 - POWER PORT IMPLANTED, BONE and BONE MARROW BIOPSY, BONE SCAN - I.V. can now be placed in his Port rather than through his tiny veins in his arms, nice for Joshua because he's had to have 4 I.V.'s put in. Bone Marrow and Bone Scan reports come back clean.
5/08/2010 - ECHO CARDIOGRAM - Thoroughly checks the heart, his heart is strong.
5/10/2010 - Doctor's consultation to explain treatment plan.
5/11/2010 - CHEMOTHERAPY begins.