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Celebration today

Forums General Melanoma Community Celebration today

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    Richard_K
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      I continue to be on a bit of a rollercoaster with my liver: bilirubin – sometimes high, sometimes normal but today I start my 46th month on Zelboraf.

      And a week ago today, I celebrated my birthday so in order to celebrate these two events, I decided to have a colonoscopy.  Results were two small polyps and diverticulitus.  I’ll need to wait two weeks for biopsy results.  (Ha, I’ll even give myself another present in a few weeks with another prostate biopsy to see what that cancer is up to.)

      When I first met with the gastroenterologist, he was concerned about my melanoma, Zelboraf, and going ahead with a colonoscopy.  He went ahead and called Dr. Pavlick and her response was something like, “go for it, I expect him [me] to be at my [Dr. Pavlick’s] retirement”. 

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        Janet Lee
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          Dick, glad to hear the good news. Keep up the good work — whatever it is you're doing is working! I can't believe you've been on Zelboraf that long!

          Don is also doing well; we "knock on wood" every day and are thankful for every moment!

          Janet

          Janet Lee
          Participant

            Dick, glad to hear the good news. Keep up the good work — whatever it is you're doing is working! I can't believe you've been on Zelboraf that long!

            Don is also doing well; we "knock on wood" every day and are thankful for every moment!

            Janet

            Janet Lee
            Participant

              Dick, glad to hear the good news. Keep up the good work — whatever it is you're doing is working! I can't believe you've been on Zelboraf that long!

              Don is also doing well; we "knock on wood" every day and are thankful for every moment!

              Janet

              awillett1991
              Participant

                Happy, happy birthday!

                Amy

                awillett1991
                Participant

                  Happy, happy birthday!

                  Amy

                  awillett1991
                  Participant

                    Happy, happy birthday!

                    Amy

                    Oh MY!!!!  I am so thrilled for you.  Your success does aheart good.!!  It is 25 months for me >>on Zelboraf.  It is my understanding that we are in the 10% >>>>having been on Zelboraf for this long and it still working.  I go for pet scan & MRI next Wednesday.  Hopefully, everything will be fine.  I considerate ""Luck of the Draw"" And have much gratitude! .Best regards, Mary

                    Oh MY!!!!  I am so thrilled for you.  Your success does aheart good.!!  It is 25 months for me >>on Zelboraf.  It is my understanding that we are in the 10% >>>>having been on Zelboraf for this long and it still working.  I go for pet scan & MRI next Wednesday.  Hopefully, everything will be fine.  I considerate ""Luck of the Draw"" And have much gratitude! .Best regards, Mary

                    Oh MY!!!!  I am so thrilled for you.  Your success does aheart good.!!  It is 25 months for me >>on Zelboraf.  It is my understanding that we are in the 10% >>>>having been on Zelboraf for this long and it still working.  I go for pet scan & MRI next Wednesday.  Hopefully, everything will be fine.  I considerate ""Luck of the Draw"" And have much gratitude! .Best regards, Mary

                    BrianP
                    Participant

                      Awesome news Dick.  Celebrating with a colonoscopy!  You are an animal.  I'd be scared to see what you are like at the Company Christmas party :)

                      BrianP
                      Participant

                        Awesome news Dick.  Celebrating with a colonoscopy!  You are an animal.  I'd be scared to see what you are like at the Company Christmas party :)

                        BrianP
                        Participant

                          Awesome news Dick.  Celebrating with a colonoscopy!  You are an animal.  I'd be scared to see what you are like at the Company Christmas party :)

                          aldakota22
                          Participant

                            Way to go Dick.My run on "Z" was only i/2 as long (23 months).Still thankful for that. Now on Dabrafenib.Think when I celebrate my birthday rather have a party than any biopsies.Now just post some good news after your prostate probe "ouch". Beat the Beast.       Al

                            aldakota22
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                              Way to go Dick.My run on "Z" was only i/2 as long (23 months).Still thankful for that. Now on Dabrafenib.Think when I celebrate my birthday rather have a party than any biopsies.Now just post some good news after your prostate probe "ouch". Beat the Beast.       Al

                              aldakota22
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                                Way to go Dick.My run on "Z" was only i/2 as long (23 months).Still thankful for that. Now on Dabrafenib.Think when I celebrate my birthday rather have a party than any biopsies.Now just post some good news after your prostate probe "ouch". Beat the Beast.       Al

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