It took three weeks, many phone calls, and a fair amount of head-banging but the Large, Highly-Regarded Medical Institution finally coughed up Mr B's lab report. And the results were good. They found one more teeny little spot that has to come out and that'll happen next week.
Then I guess we're done. His regular doc told told him the other day that he's pretty much cured. So we can just go on about our business, right?
Except for that constant looking-over-the-shoulder thing.
Is it every really over once you have something like that? Even when they tell you it's gone?
I'm guessing the short answer is no.