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rush1958
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Just a short note about the results of my baseline CAT Scan today. My ENT surgeon said that it was clean. She also scoped me and said everything looked like it had healed up fine.

She told me to come back in a couple of months and we'd do our first PET Scan post-treatment. She said that KU Med liked to do their PET Scans about 5 to 6 months out because of the number of false positives they get doing them earlier.

Anyway..... I'm happy tonight and wanted to share. It's a tough road, but it's moments like these that make the treatment worthwhile.

Rush

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Hondo
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Congratulations on the good report, makes me feel like dancing

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Pam M
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Great to hear - hope you and yours are celebrating. Again, I'm doing chair version of dance of joy.

team stevens
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That's awsome news. glad to hear everything's looking good

kim & mike

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Pumakitty
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I am happy to hear this! Enjoy

Kathy

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luv4lacrosse
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GOOD FOR YOU BUDDY

BEST!!

MIKE

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Scambuster
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.. and it sounds like your Doc is very sensible re the PET timing. Happy to hear you good news Rush ! Excellent.

Scam

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Kent Cass
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I echo Scam's "timing" comment, and everyone else's about...CONGRATULATIONS.

KCASS

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Jimbo55
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Rush, great news...Cheers

Jimbo

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Joel4
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Congratulations on the great news!

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JUDYV5
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I love the great news !!

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RushFan
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This is great news. I'm in the same boat...will CAT every three months. My doc will PET scan sometime next year. Same reason...false positives etc.

Best to all,
Chuck.

BTW, the wife and I will be rocking to RUSH this Saturday night. Earplugs are ready, don't need to add to the ringing!

timreichhart
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I get my first PET scan on OCT 7 after 2-3 months after my radiation and chemo was finished. So I hope the PET scan comes back clean and I still got to schedule a apt with ENT doctor yet.

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Greg53
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Good news Dude! Congrats!

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Hondo
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Good luck on the PET Oct 7th don’t let it worry you just keep on living.

All the best to you and please let us know how you are doing

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stevenl
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Congratulations Rush, great news.

Steve

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