Great News

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1/2/2018 11:56am
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Hi everyone,

I had my first PET scan and MRI since my surgery in late October of this year.  The scans got moved up a few weeks because of two suspicious lumps I found on the back of my head.  After scans and a ultrasound guided needle biopsy, the lumps are not melanoma.  They are reactive lymph nodes.  I have had those a few times over the years and each time they cause more anxiety than they should. 

My PET shows no evidence of disease anywhere in my body.  I never thought I would be able to say that again.  The plan is to continue Keytruda every three weeks and re-scan in late March.  It has been a wild ride.  Nice to start the new year with great news.


jennunicorn - (1/2/2018 - 12:28pm)

Awesome news Brad! Happy new year!

Jenn - stage IV NED - Completed Ipi/Nivo (Yervoy/Opdivo) + surgery

sister of patient - (1/2/2018 - 12:49pm)

That is fantastic news Brad!! So pleased for you - and thank you for sharing it!!! Happy New Year and best wishes always!


casagrayson - (1/3/2018 - 2:48pm)

Such good news, Brad.  I hope 2018 turns out to be a healthy and happy year for you!

Strength and Courage,


TexMelanomex - (1/3/2018 - 8:03pm)

Awesome news! I'm really happy for you! I got some good news today myself and will post later in the week after all appointments are complete. Happy 2018 brother!


Bubbles - (1/3/2018 - 8:33pm)

Congrats!  Happy NEW year!!  celeste

CancerSpouse - (1/3/2018 - 11:42pm)

Hurray! Keep the good news coming. ~ Carol

Scooby123 - (1/16/2018 - 9:59am)

So pleased for you Brad, Great news for the new year.