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PET scan tomorrow

Forums Cutaneous Melanoma Community PET scan tomorrow

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    Linda J
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    I'm really nervous.  So far all I know is that I have a lump under the skin and in the lymph nodes.  I'm also starting radiation tomorrow to take care of the large lump before they remove it – they want to "sterilize" the surrounding tissue so the surgery won't have to be as extensive. 

    I'm ready to fight this stupid cancer – I've spent the last two weeks in mental hell waiting for the fight to begin. 

    It is mostly the success that others have experienced in their battle that helps me keep going. 

    I'm really nervous.  So far all I know is that I have a lump under the skin and in the lymph nodes.  I'm also starting radiation tomorrow to take care of the large lump before they remove it – they want to "sterilize" the surrounding tissue so the surgery won't have to be as extensive. 

    I'm ready to fight this stupid cancer – I've spent the last two weeks in mental hell waiting for the fight to begin. 

    It is mostly the success that others have experienced in their battle that helps me keep going. 

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      ValinMtl
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      Wishing you all the best tomorrow Linda.  I just had two scans this week, one bone and one CT stomach, pelvis etc….as you are, I'm nervous out of my mind about results since I've had so much progression….but if all's well, on to ipi.  As Joe says…scans are a good thing but the worrying about results is always there. Let's get out there and destroy this beast!!!  Val

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      ValinMtl
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      Wishing you all the best tomorrow Linda.  I just had two scans this week, one bone and one CT stomach, pelvis etc….as you are, I'm nervous out of my mind about results since I've had so much progression….but if all's well, on to ipi.  As Joe says…scans are a good thing but the worrying about results is always there. Let's get out there and destroy this beast!!!  Val

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      JenM
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      Good luck tomorrow Linda. Will be praying for you.

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      JenM
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      Good luck tomorrow Linda. Will be praying for you.

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      JenM
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      Good luck tomorrow Linda. Will be praying for you.

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      JenM
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      Good luck tomorrow Linda. Will be praying for you.

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      BethA in VA
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      Put yourself in a calm, peaceful place while you have the scan.  I always imagine I am on the deck of a cruise ship looking at the beautiful ocean.  It makes me calm.  Good luck tomorrow.  I will keep you in my prayers.  Beth

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      BethA in VA
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      Put yourself in a calm, peaceful place while you have the scan.  I always imagine I am on the deck of a cruise ship looking at the beautiful ocean.  It makes me calm.  Good luck tomorrow.  I will keep you in my prayers.  Beth

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