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Going in for scans next week

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    Rebecca and Bob
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    My husband is going in for scans next week, does the anxiety ever stop? Praying for NED to continue. It will be 2 years since his last surgery. 4 years with all of this so we consider ourselves lucky.

    We would like to continue with the bear attack story for now :) when it comes to our 5 and 7 year old. We can always tell the real story when we are old and gray.

     

    Rebecca

     

     

    My husband is going in for scans next week, does the anxiety ever stop? Praying for NED to continue. It will be 2 years since his last surgery. 4 years with all of this so we consider ourselves lucky.

    We would like to continue with the bear attack story for now :) when it comes to our 5 and 7 year old. We can always tell the real story when we are old and gray.

     

    Rebecca

     

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      Lisa13
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      I don't think the scanxiety ever ends, no matter how many years out from cancer you are.  We all experience it and it doesn't seem to get any easier. 

      I have lung mets and get my scans in 2 weeks to see how dacarbazine has been doing.  Even though this is my first line of treatment, I hope the chemo will be successful as IL-2 has been for your husband.  He could be very lucky and be NED for many years.

      I hope and pray that you two grow old together with melanoma in your rear view mirror.

      Lisa

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      Lisa13
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      I don't think the scanxiety ever ends, no matter how many years out from cancer you are.  We all experience it and it doesn't seem to get any easier. 

      I have lung mets and get my scans in 2 weeks to see how dacarbazine has been doing.  Even though this is my first line of treatment, I hope the chemo will be successful as IL-2 has been for your husband.  He could be very lucky and be NED for many years.

      I hope and pray that you two grow old together with melanoma in your rear view mirror.

      Lisa

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      Carol Taylor
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      Praying with all of you for continued ned and that you get to tell the grandbabies the bear story! (Karen's put grandbabies on my brain!)

      Lord, in Your mercy, please God make it so! Thank You! Amen.

      Grace and peace,

      Carol

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      Carol Taylor
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      Praying with all of you for continued ned and that you get to tell the grandbabies the bear story! (Karen's put grandbabies on my brain!)

      Lord, in Your mercy, please God make it so! Thank You! Amen.

      Grace and peace,

      Carol

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      lhaley
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      Unfortunately I don't think the anxiety ever gets better…..   at least not for me.  I'm at my worst after the scan is finished and waiting for the report. Once I know that someone has seen the scan my nerves fray.  I had one oncologist earlier in this journey that told me that she could feel the floor shaking when I was waiting for results as she approached the room.  I sit there with my legs just a bouncing.

      Good luck this week, hugs and prayers are sent your way as scans are done and the results. We surely don't want any more bear scars!! 

      Linda

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      lhaley
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      Unfortunately I don't think the anxiety ever gets better…..   at least not for me.  I'm at my worst after the scan is finished and waiting for the report. Once I know that someone has seen the scan my nerves fray.  I had one oncologist earlier in this journey that told me that she could feel the floor shaking when I was waiting for results as she approached the room.  I sit there with my legs just a bouncing.

      Good luck this week, hugs and prayers are sent your way as scans are done and the results. We surely don't want any more bear scars!! 

      Linda

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