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PET Scan result: NADA!!!

Forums General Melanoma Community PET Scan result: NADA!!!

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    Jim M.
    Participant

    Hi everyone,

     I just got off the phone with Dr. Weber. He said nothing showed up on the PET Scan! He has no idea why something showed up in the small bowel during the CT Scan (a distended tubular structure filled with soft tissue density) while nothing showed up in the small bowel follow through or the PET Scan. Do you have any ideas?

     Dr. Weber wants me to follow up with a consultation with Dr. Jonathan Zager who did my lymph node dissection. He just wants his opinion.

    Hi everyone,

     I just got off the phone with Dr. Weber. He said nothing showed up on the PET Scan! He has no idea why something showed up in the small bowel during the CT Scan (a distended tubular structure filled with soft tissue density) while nothing showed up in the small bowel follow through or the PET Scan. Do you have any ideas?

     Dr. Weber wants me to follow up with a consultation with Dr. Jonathan Zager who did my lymph node dissection. He just wants his opinion.

     As you can imagine I did the shout after getting off the phone and am doing the happy dance! Thanks to all for your support, prayers and kind thoughts.

     Most of all Praise God!

      God Bless,

     Jim M.

     Stage 3C

    LND

    Radiation

    Ipilimumab 4 infusions + vaccines

    NED 3 years, 4 months

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      lhaley
      Participant

      Whahoo!!!!!  Now that you have been off of that one medicine has the symptoms stopped?  It's great to hear that we can have oddities in our body that are just that, odd.

      I'm just sorry that you had to go through the stress these past few weeks.

      Linda

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      lhaley
      Participant

      Whahoo!!!!!  Now that you have been off of that one medicine has the symptoms stopped?  It's great to hear that we can have oddities in our body that are just that, odd.

      I'm just sorry that you had to go through the stress these past few weeks.

      Linda

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      King
      Participant

      Jim,

       

      I was thinking of you today.  You sure got the results fast….and yippee!!!  I'm so happy about this wonderful news.

       

      Stay Strong
      King

      Stage IV 7/05 Liver mets

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      King
      Participant

      Jim,

       

      I was thinking of you today.  You sure got the results fast….and yippee!!!  I'm so happy about this wonderful news.

       

      Stay Strong
      King

      Stage IV 7/05 Liver mets

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      MaryD
      Participant

      Hooray!!!!   Way to go Jim!    A phone call like that is always such a relief to say the least.  I'm very happy for you – go out and enjoy!

      Mary

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      MaryD
      Participant

      Hooray!!!!   Way to go Jim!    A phone call like that is always such a relief to say the least.  I'm very happy for you – go out and enjoy!

      Mary

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      ValinMtl
      Participant

      Yippeeee!! Such good news.  I love dancing the happy dance.

      By the way Jim, I just called Dr. Weber's office to see if I can have a consultation with him since I am down in Arcadia…waiting for scan results from Montreal.  Left groin is terribly swollen and sore and new sub-qs although ipi did a great job first round…things are running slowly in Montreal, I've been waiting 5 weeks for pet scan results and since Feb 22nd for CT to see if I can go back on ipi (for which, the protocol is not yet set-up!!).  Anyways, if it is not too costly for a consultation, I WOULD love to meet Dr. Weber and get some advice as to what trial he would recommend.  Val xx

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      ValinMtl
      Participant

      Yippeeee!! Such good news.  I love dancing the happy dance.

      By the way Jim, I just called Dr. Weber's office to see if I can have a consultation with him since I am down in Arcadia…waiting for scan results from Montreal.  Left groin is terribly swollen and sore and new sub-qs although ipi did a great job first round…things are running slowly in Montreal, I've been waiting 5 weeks for pet scan results and since Feb 22nd for CT to see if I can go back on ipi (for which, the protocol is not yet set-up!!).  Anyways, if it is not too costly for a consultation, I WOULD love to meet Dr. Weber and get some advice as to what trial he would recommend.  Val xx

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      Sherron
      Participant

      Awesome News!   I am very happy for you!

      Take Care,

      Sherron, wife to Jim FOREVER

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      Sherron
      Participant

      Awesome News!   I am very happy for you!

      Take Care,

      Sherron, wife to Jim FOREVER

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