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PET scan clear – NED 4 months and counting! :D

Forums General Melanoma Community PET scan clear – NED 4 months and counting! :D

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    Melanoma Mom
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      "Unremarkable PET CT examination from vertex to the skull through the lower extremities.

      "Unremarkable PET CT examination from vertex to the skull through the lower extremities. No malignancy detected."

      Oh yeah, we're doin' the cancer-free happy dance! The PET scan for our son was clear and while we are still waiting for the CT results, I am going with the assumption that it will be more great news.  Bloodwork is also perfect and hardly shows any effects from the continued Interferon therapy. Next up: routine check-up at Dana-Farber in April, as we haven't been there since December.

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        AS123
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          Yes!!! So thrilled to read this news. I’m doing a happy dance for you down in NC!! Anne
          AS123
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            Yes!!! So thrilled to read this news. I’m doing a happy dance for you down in NC!! Anne
            kthekhal
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              Yes – this is a fantastic moment to dance !

              But also, beginning now – it will be apt to nourish your son with the right foods , nutrients & stay off the mid-day Sun (as much as possible).   Very important to make sure you do everything possible to prevent a relapse.

              Don't rely too much on sun screens – just avoid the Sun.

                Becky
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                  Great news! I know how nerve wracking it can be. I am sure the CT scan will be fine, too.

                  Go celebrate!

                  Becky

                  Becky
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                    Great news! I know how nerve wracking it can be. I am sure the CT scan will be fine, too.

                    Go celebrate!

                    Becky

                  kthekhal
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                    Yes – this is a fantastic moment to dance !

                    But also, beginning now – it will be apt to nourish your son with the right foods , nutrients & stay off the mid-day Sun (as much as possible).   Very important to make sure you do everything possible to prevent a relapse.

                    Don't rely too much on sun screens – just avoid the Sun.

                    Phil S
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                      HOORAY!!!  So happy to hear the good news!  Have a wonderful day celebrating.             Valerie (Phil's Wife)

                      Phil S
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                        HOORAY!!!  So happy to hear the good news!  Have a wonderful day celebrating.             Valerie (Phil's Wife)

                        Lauren mom to Jenna
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                          Very happy to hear! 

                           

                          Lauren (mom to Jenna)

                          Lauren mom to Jenna
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                            Very happy to hear! 

                             

                            Lauren (mom to Jenna)

                            James from Sydney
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                              what great news, please pass on our good wishes to him from  down in Australia.

                              James

                                Laurie from maine
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                                  HOORAY!!! You must be dancing around and around yeah!!!  Thanks for posting so quickly and with such great news!

                                  laurie from maine

                                  Laurie from maine
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                                    HOORAY!!! You must be dancing around and around yeah!!!  Thanks for posting so quickly and with such great news!

                                    laurie from maine

                                  James from Sydney
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                                    what great news, please pass on our good wishes to him from  down in Australia.

                                    James

                                    lhaley
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                                      I'd say this is a call for a major celebration in your home!!  So happy for all of you! 

                                      Linda

                                      Stage IV stable

                                      lhaley
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                                        I'd say this is a call for a major celebration in your home!!  So happy for all of you! 

                                        Linda

                                        Stage IV stable

                                          dawn dion
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                                            Fabulous news – SOOOOOOO excited for you!  Can't wait till I am able to report the same news myself.   PARTY ON!!!

                                            dawn dion
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                                              Fabulous news – SOOOOOOO excited for you!  Can't wait till I am able to report the same news myself.   PARTY ON!!!

                                            LynnLuc
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                                              Great News!! Hoping continued NED and a very long life!!

                                              LynnLuc
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                                                Great News!! Hoping continued NED and a very long life!!

                                                SusanE
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                                                  VERY VERY FANTASTIC news! So happy for your!

                                                  Susan wife of Jerry Stage III

                                                  SusanE
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                                                    VERY VERY FANTASTIC news! So happy for your!

                                                    Susan wife of Jerry Stage III

                                                    Reservoir Dog
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                                                      Hey there,

                                                      First, congrats on the wonderful news!  I can't imagine how difficult this process must be for a Mom…  which is why I'm writting.

                                                      I'm a 39 yr old male dealing w/ stage IIIa melanoma.  I adore my Mom and know she's been torn up about my treatments over the past couple years (Interferon, CT Scans, Pet Scans, 3 Excessions to cut out melanoma on my right cheek (face Cheek!).  I'm just curious to see how you are handling things…  and hence, how my Mom might be handling things?  Any advice or words of wisdom would be greatly appreciated?

                                                      Lastly, good luck to your son.  Tell him to stay away from Milk and Sugar as much as he can.  Sugar feeds cancer and the mucous created from drinking milk… also feeds cancer. 

                                                      You guys are in my thoughts and prayers!

                                                      Reservoir Dog
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                                                        Hey there,

                                                        First, congrats on the wonderful news!  I can't imagine how difficult this process must be for a Mom…  which is why I'm writting.

                                                        I'm a 39 yr old male dealing w/ stage IIIa melanoma.  I adore my Mom and know she's been torn up about my treatments over the past couple years (Interferon, CT Scans, Pet Scans, 3 Excessions to cut out melanoma on my right cheek (face Cheek!).  I'm just curious to see how you are handling things…  and hence, how my Mom might be handling things?  Any advice or words of wisdom would be greatly appreciated?

                                                        Lastly, good luck to your son.  Tell him to stay away from Milk and Sugar as much as he can.  Sugar feeds cancer and the mucous created from drinking milk… also feeds cancer. 

                                                        You guys are in my thoughts and prayers!

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