Next step, escape from MSKCC.
Great to see you post John, just don't pull a Nic and scare the janitor:)
thanks for posting!
Hope you get some good news and I hope that's all you have to deal with. Great to hear your escaping, thanks for updating.
Rebecca and Bob
Wishing you all the best. Let us know when you are out of there!
Grab a clip board and a white coat. The exit will be easy.
Jerry from Cape Cod
It's about kickin' Melanoma's butt!
"Meh. Get on with it. Do not feed rabid monkeys. To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another." in memory of NicOz
How'd you do that? Cracked your cranium this morning and you are posting in the same day. Good grief, do you just have a zipper in the general area?
So glad to see that you are in recovery mode. I would help bust you out if I could.
Take good care and try to be good to your noggin. K.
And remember, no matter where you go, there you are. Confucius
What a relief to see you posting so soon again! This "newbie" is overjoyed! I shared your postings with my husband, your strength impresses him and he is now signed up on this discussion board. Watch for his postings... baby steps I say... (FatBoy04).
Get well soon as I look forward to future discussions with you.
well done John, i hope this is the last one. Praying good things for you.
not to rush things......Glad to see you post, and the lovely update earlier. ttake the best care you can.
Just Keep on Hanging In
That's so funny -- only because I actually did it in 2007! Got dressed, said I was going downstairs for a coffee, then bolted and went to my friend's house and had a couple of drinks of rum and coke. Came back by suppertime, nurses had changed shift, so no one was the wiser. Hope your escape runs as smoothly. :>) Great to see you posting so soon. Take care!
WLE, SNB, ILP, LND, PV-10, Uterine mets (Hysterectomy), GM-CSF, WBR, RT, Temodar, B-RAF negative, SRS (Novalis) to brain, Breast mets (Mastectomy), currently on Ipilimumab compassionate use trial
Mets to brain, lung and sub-qs. Craniotomy.
Good luck on your escape! Glad to hear things went well with the surgery!
Kellie, Stage IV
Cancer Sucks. I'm so not done kicking cancers ass!
I have a lot of life left to live
Atta boy, John. Thanks for letting us know.
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