He seems to handle the chemo well, and hasn't been really sick while on it. He had chest x-rays and an abdominal ultrasound last Tuesday, and everything was clear. There is some bad news, however, which is a second kind of cancer that was revealed upon biopsying the cyst on his back. When the results were read to me over the phone, I heard "trichoblastoma", which is generally benign and not a problem if it's not bothering the dog. But upon seeing his most recent discharge papers, I saw that is was "malignant trichoblastoma", which is rare and subject to spreading. I don't know if they didn't tell me it was malignant or I didn't want to hear it, but it is. They are proceeding by staying on course for treatment of the original cancer and will address the new cancer after he finishes chemo. Hopefully the chemo is attacking the malignant trichoblastoma, too. So, for any of you that I initially told that the new cancer was probably not much to worry about, that was wrong. I suppose cancer is always something to worry about. So, Teddy still needs your prayers and well-wishes.
He acts like he feels really well, and I think he looks pretty content: