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Still no news-what do you think?

Forums General Melanoma Community Still no news-what do you think?

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    mom3girlsFL
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    Had CT abdomen/pelvis and chest xray on Tues 3/8 (a week ago)…posted no news is good news…got tired (anxious) of waiting and called thurs aft and left voice mail-didn't want to have to wait through wknd…no call back.  Got brave and called today (okay, not too brave, called at 5:45) and left another voice mail.

    Not to be a pest, only NED since november after groin dissection…what would you make of this???  I'm thinking "no news is good news", but I've also called -they know I'm nervous-and no one has called me back…

    Thoughts?

    Had CT abdomen/pelvis and chest xray on Tues 3/8 (a week ago)…posted no news is good news…got tired (anxious) of waiting and called thurs aft and left voice mail-didn't want to have to wait through wknd…no call back.  Got brave and called today (okay, not too brave, called at 5:45) and left another voice mail.

    Not to be a pest, only NED since november after groin dissection…what would you make of this???  I'm thinking "no news is good news", but I've also called -they know I'm nervous-and no one has called me back…

    Thoughts?

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      lhaley
      Participant

      Call tomorrow when they are there and talk to someone. How was it left that you would get the results?

      Last week I went in for an endocronologists appointment. I had my blood work done the previous week, should take 1 day to get results. They had never faxed them to the Dr!!  Everything was fine, they were just never sent!  My Doctor told me that the hospital I went to is known for that. 

      It's stressful enough to wait one day, this is totally uncalled for especially since you called last week.  I would find a different place to get scanned next time. I get my results the same day. Didn't use to but now it's so much better on the emotions!

      Linda

      Stage IV stable

      biopsy tomorrow (ugh)

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      lhaley
      Participant

      Call tomorrow when they are there and talk to someone. How was it left that you would get the results?

      Last week I went in for an endocronologists appointment. I had my blood work done the previous week, should take 1 day to get results. They had never faxed them to the Dr!!  Everything was fine, they were just never sent!  My Doctor told me that the hospital I went to is known for that. 

      It's stressful enough to wait one day, this is totally uncalled for especially since you called last week.  I would find a different place to get scanned next time. I get my results the same day. Didn't use to but now it's so much better on the emotions!

      Linda

      Stage IV stable

      biopsy tomorrow (ugh)

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        mayeast
        Participant

        I had to wait 4 weeks for the BRAF test to come back, only to be negative. I was calling all the time and I think precious time was wasted.

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        mayeast
        Participant

        I had to wait 4 weeks for the BRAF test to come back, only to be negative. I was calling all the time and I think precious time was wasted.

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      BethA in VA
      Participant

      My first thought reading your post is…FORGET ABOUT BEING A PEST.  Call and talk to someone.  Even if they know nothing now, they will at least have to say that.  Yes, they are busy.  Yes, they have other patients…but they have staff.  You don't get a discounted rate because you are not pesty.  The waiting is so hard.  Good luck.  Praying for good news.  Beth 3/B

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      BethA in VA
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      My first thought reading your post is…FORGET ABOUT BEING A PEST.  Call and talk to someone.  Even if they know nothing now, they will at least have to say that.  Yes, they are busy.  Yes, they have other patients…but they have staff.  You don't get a discounted rate because you are not pesty.  The waiting is so hard.  Good luck.  Praying for good news.  Beth 3/B

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