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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
        Participant

          Great News

          Jerry from Cape Cod

            dawn dion
            Participant

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

              dawn dion
              Participant

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

              Jerry from Cape Cod
              Participant

                Great News

                Jerry from Cape Cod

                vivian
                Participant
                  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
                  vivian
                  Participant
                    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
                    LV
                    Participant

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

                      LV
                      Participant

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

                        NicOz
                        Participant

                          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? 😀 Seriously though, I'm RAPT!

                          NicOz
                          Participant

                            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? 😀 Seriously though, I'm RAPT!

                            JakeinNY
                            Participant

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

                              JakeinNY
                              Participant

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

                                KellieSue
                                Participant

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

                                  Kellie(from Iowa) Stage IV since June 2008

                                  KellieSue
                                  Participant

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

                                    Kellie(from Iowa) Stage IV since June 2008

                                    King
                                    Participant

                                      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

                                      King
                                      Participant

                                        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

                                        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

                                        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

                                        dian in spokane
                                        Participant

                                          Holy Crap!! You are SO my hero!

                                           

                                          great news!

                                          dian in spokane
                                          Participant

                                            Holy Crap!! You are SO my hero!

                                             

                                            great news!

                                            Eileen L
                                            Participant

                                              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

                                              Eileen L
                                              Participant

                                                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

                                                Eileen L
                                                Participant

                                                  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

                                                  Eileen L
                                                  Participant

                                                    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

                                                    Sharyn
                                                    Participant

                                                      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 

                                                        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

                                                          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

                                                          Sharyn
                                                          Participant

                                                            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 

                                                            jag
                                                            Participant

                                                              Keep on chugging Lyn.

                                                              jag
                                                              Participant

                                                                Keep on chugging Lyn.

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