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Off for scans later today…

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    Kim K
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    I guess it is about time finally (after prodding my docs).  Brain MRI, PET/CT whole body, CT chest without and with contrast.  For some reason they only wanted to CT the chest, as if mel dosen't like to go to the liver, GI tract or anywhere else in the abdomen/pelvis.  At least I won't have to drink the nasty contrast this time.  I am getting over a stomach bug and don't want to revisit cherry flavored chalk.  I didn't push too hard on the abdo. CT figuring that if anything was there, the PET/CT should pick it up.

    I guess it is about time finally (after prodding my docs).  Brain MRI, PET/CT whole body, CT chest without and with contrast.  For some reason they only wanted to CT the chest, as if mel dosen't like to go to the liver, GI tract or anywhere else in the abdomen/pelvis.  At least I won't have to drink the nasty contrast this time.  I am getting over a stomach bug and don't want to revisit cherry flavored chalk.  I didn't push too hard on the abdo. CT figuring that if anything was there, the PET/CT should pick it up.

    My main goal for this visit is to get a scanning schedule down on paper so all my docs are on the same page.

    Take care all!

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      Vermont_Donna
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      Best of luck with all your scans!

      Vermont_Donna, stage 3a, currently doing Ipi

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      Vermont_Donna
      Participant

      Best of luck with all your scans!

      Vermont_Donna, stage 3a, currently doing Ipi

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      lhaley
      Participant

      Will be thinking of you and sending good luck pixie dust across the country!  My Dr. does not do brain mri's unless symptoms, while it's scary waiting for the results it would be nice afterwards to know that all is clear!!! 

      Let us know,

      Linda

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      lhaley
      Participant

      Will be thinking of you and sending good luck pixie dust across the country!  My Dr. does not do brain mri's unless symptoms, while it's scary waiting for the results it would be nice afterwards to know that all is clear!!! 

      Let us know,

      Linda

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      Good luck Kim!  It's good to know that you did get the scans and hopefully you will get some kind of commitment for future schedule. 

      You are on my mind a lot, sending you light and prayers.

      Peace,

      Shelly

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      Good luck Kim!  It's good to know that you did get the scans and hopefully you will get some kind of commitment for future schedule. 

      You are on my mind a lot, sending you light and prayers.

      Peace,

      Shelly

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        EmilyandMike
        Participant

        Kim – sending my best to you.  Hope the day goes smoothly and you get great news.  My husband is 3a and has scans coming up in Feb (he gets PET/CT every 6 mos).  So we are preparing mentally…pure torture.

        PS – I always enjoy reading your posts!

        Emily

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        EmilyandMike
        Participant

        Kim – sending my best to you.  Hope the day goes smoothly and you get great news.  My husband is 3a and has scans coming up in Feb (he gets PET/CT every 6 mos).  So we are preparing mentally…pure torture.

        PS – I always enjoy reading your posts!

        Emily

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      King
      Participant

      Good Luck, Kim!  Looking forward to reading the NED post.  Hope all is well with you and your girls.

      Stay Strong
      King

      Stage IV 7/05 Liver mets

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      King
      Participant

      Good Luck, Kim!  Looking forward to reading the NED post.  Hope all is well with you and your girls.

      Stay Strong
      King

      Stage IV 7/05 Liver mets

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      Hawaii Bob
      Participant

      Aloha Kim, sending you positive vibes and wishes for great NED scan results… … BTW, I had the stomach bug thing the entire first week of January — it was pretty bad …… Prayers and blessings,

       

      Hawaii Bob

      Still Stage IIA, NED

      Oahu (out in Makakilo)

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      Hawaii Bob
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      Aloha Kim, sending you positive vibes and wishes for great NED scan results… … BTW, I had the stomach bug thing the entire first week of January — it was pretty bad …… Prayers and blessings,

       

      Hawaii Bob

      Still Stage IIA, NED

      Oahu (out in Makakilo)

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      jag
      Participant

      Good Luck Kim!

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      jag
      Participant

      Good Luck Kim!

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