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Stable!!

Forums General Melanoma Community Stable!!

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    lhaley
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    I never thought I would be happy to hear those words, aren't we all looking for clear scans!

    I never thought I would be happy to hear those words, aren't we all looking for clear scans! But I'm thrilled.  One nodule in lung is still 7 mm and the other is 4.5 mm.  No change from last scan (for smaller nodule it's been at least 2 scans).  In the past I've had PET/CT's, this time they did the PET and also a diagnostic ct of the chest, abdomen and pelvic area.  He feels they have more of a baseline now to go on.  Mel specialist says that while last scan he was worried he's not thinking the same thing now since all else is clear and this hasn't changed. No light up at all from it on the PET! Next scan in 3 months!

    Meanwhile he was very concerned when he learned that my breast has been pink.  Called in the surgeon that had done my surgery several months ago.  They couldn't feel anything but he talked about always being on the look out for breast cancer. WHAT!!  So, they have ordered a mammagram for the right breast and told me that I have to somehow get through the bilateral mri.  While they don't think there is a problem I can't ignore this.  But for the night I'm going to just sit here smuggly knowing that it's Linda 5, melanoma 0!!

    They also checked the liver numbers again, don't have those results yet.   Long day. Left at 7am and walked in the door at 8pm.

    Linda

    Who knows if I'm NED or not but been stage IV since 06 and doing great!!

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      Jerry from Cape Cod
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      Great News

      Jerry from Cape Cod

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        dawn dion
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        CONGRATULATIONS!!!!  I AM VERY EXCITED FOR YOU.

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        dawn dion
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        CONGRATULATIONS!!!!  I AM VERY EXCITED FOR YOU.

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      Jerry from Cape Cod
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      Great News

      Jerry from Cape Cod

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      vivian
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      Oh, Linda, I am so happy for you! I hope you sleep like a baby tonight, enjoying your good news. You can totally do the bilateral MRI now that you know what to expect, and hopefully the machine will be the more open kind this time. No worries!
      Hugs from DE,
      Vivian

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      vivian
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      Oh, Linda, I am so happy for you! I hope you sleep like a baby tonight, enjoying your good news. You can totally do the bilateral MRI now that you know what to expect, and hopefully the machine will be the more open kind this time. No worries!
      Hugs from DE,
      Vivian

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      LV
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      Glad to hear your great news! Hope you sleep very well.

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      LV
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      Glad to hear your great news! Hope you sleep very well.

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      NicOz
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      Oh hun, I am so happy to hear this *happy dancin*… again!!!! You lot are determined to work off the dex fat, aren't you? :D Seriously though, I'm RAPT!

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      NicOz
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      Oh hun, I am so happy to hear this *happy dancin*… again!!!! You lot are determined to work off the dex fat, aren't you? :D Seriously though, I'm RAPT!

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      JakeinNY
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      Congratulations Linda. Keep up the good work! Stay in the moment!

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      JakeinNY
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      Congratulations Linda. Keep up the good work! Stay in the moment!

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      KellieSue
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      I'm so happy for you. Stable is such a beautiful word!! Congrats.

      Kellie(from Iowa) Stage IV since June 2008

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      KellieSue
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      I'm so happy for you. Stable is such a beautiful word!! Congrats.

      Kellie(from Iowa) Stage IV since June 2008

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      King
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      Linda,

       

      I'm a day late reading this but hopefully you slept well and are still enjoying this great news.  If your quality of life is good then stable is good!!

       

      Thanks for letting us know.

       

      Stay Strong

      King

      Stage IV 7/05 Liver mets

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      King
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      Linda,

       

      I'm a day late reading this but hopefully you slept well and are still enjoying this great news.  If your quality of life is good then stable is good!!

       

      Thanks for letting us know.

       

      Stay Strong

      King

      Stage IV 7/05 Liver mets

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      Congratulations Llinda!  Yahoo and Whoopee! 

      I have been away from the board for a few days so I was thrilled to hear your good news. I pray that the news will continue to be good as you do breast MRI. 

      Peace and Love,

      Shelly

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      Congratulations Llinda!  Yahoo and Whoopee! 

      I have been away from the board for a few days so I was thrilled to hear your good news. I pray that the news will continue to be good as you do breast MRI. 

      Peace and Love,

      Shelly

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      dian in spokane
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      Holy Crap!! You are SO my hero!

       

      great news!

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      dian in spokane
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      Holy Crap!! You are SO my hero!

       

      great news!

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      Eileen L
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      Hi, Linda. Haven't been on the board in months, and here I check in to find your great news! I am so happy that you're last set of scans were stable. You go girl!!!!!

      Eileen

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      Eileen L
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      Hi, Linda. Haven't been on the board in months, and here I check in to find your great news! I am so happy that you're last set of scans were stable. You go girl!!!!!

      Eileen

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      Eileen L
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      Hi, Linda. Haven't been on the board in months, and here I check in to find your great news! I am so happy that you're last set of scans were stable. You go girl!!!!!

      Eileen

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      Eileen L
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      Hi, Linda. Haven't been on the board in months, and here I check in to find your great news! I am so happy that you're last set of scans were stable. You go girl!!!!!

      Eileen

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      Sharyn
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      Hey Linda! Great news!! Ask your Dr to check for melanoma of the breast. It's not common, and it caused a lot of questions and interest when the pathology came back on my breast biopsy as melanoma. Almost as much disbelief as the uterine mets. But I had both, so make sure it doesn't get overlooked. Otherwise, fabulous report, my friend! I raise my glass to you!

      Hugs

      Sharyn, Stage IV 

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        lhaley
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        Sharyn,

        That's actually where my mel started, just opposite breast!  Then went to the bladder which is even rarer. frown  Right now I'm having issues because the entire area has turned pink. They are thinking it's something to do with the surgery that I had recently on the lymph nodes on that side.  I hope that's all it is!!!!  I've had so many people poke and probe that boob recently I ought to charge!  5 different Doctors!!  No mass can be felt.  Will see what the next test says.

        Will be thinking of you this week!

        Linda

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        lhaley
        Participant

        Sharyn,

        That's actually where my mel started, just opposite breast!  Then went to the bladder which is even rarer. frown  Right now I'm having issues because the entire area has turned pink. They are thinking it's something to do with the surgery that I had recently on the lymph nodes on that side.  I hope that's all it is!!!!  I've had so many people poke and probe that boob recently I ought to charge!  5 different Doctors!!  No mass can be felt.  Will see what the next test says.

        Will be thinking of you this week!

        Linda

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      Sharyn
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      Hey Linda! Great news!! Ask your Dr to check for melanoma of the breast. It's not common, and it caused a lot of questions and interest when the pathology came back on my breast biopsy as melanoma. Almost as much disbelief as the uterine mets. But I had both, so make sure it doesn't get overlooked. Otherwise, fabulous report, my friend! I raise my glass to you!

      Hugs

      Sharyn, Stage IV 

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      jag
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      Keep on chugging Lyn.

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      jag
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      Keep on chugging Lyn.

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