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Post Surgery PET & MRI Wednesday

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kimmygarland
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Please say a prayer, howl at the moon, or whatever you do - for my husband on Wednesday afternoon. He is having his 3 months post surgery pet and mri, after surgery for hypopharyngeal recurrence cancer (had chemo/rads @ first occurrence). If nothing shows on pet, will not have to have chemo or more rads.

You are all so wonderful and supportive here, although usually I just read, it's a comfort to know there are people here who understand.

He will also be talking to doctor on Friday when we get results, about esophageal dilitation. Swallow therapist says he needs it. He can't even swallow his own spit.

Hoping for good test results and a scheduled dilitation soon!

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Hondo
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Prayers for you and the hubby on Wednesday comming your way

God bless and keep you both while in his work shop
Hondo

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adventurebob
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Happy to pray for your husband and your family. I might howl at the moon too. Please let us know how it goes. Lots of hope and strength to you.

Bob

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Pam M
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Asking/hoping you come back soon to tell us how well the scans went.

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Glenna M
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I will definitely say an extra prayer for you and your husband on Wednesday.

I'll even howl at the moon tonight if it will help :)

Stay strong,
Glenna

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sweetblood22
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You have my prayers. Best of luck with that dialation.

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luv4lacrosse
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Prayers and many positive thoughts headed your way.

I have my first CT of my neck tomorrow. 8 weeks post treatment tomorrow.

BEST!!!

Mike

Clearblue
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I hope with all my heart that you come out "no evidence of.."
Reward for all your husbands and your hard work.
Take Care
Clear.

and to you too Mike.

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luv4lacrosse
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I just had my first post treatment CT of my neck today and all came back clean. I know his will to.

Your family is in my prayers.

BEST

Mike

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kimmygarland
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Went for pet scan and MRI today. Pet Scan was first on the list. Went well. Next was MRI. They got him back there, he had taken a couple of xanax prior to... He can't swallow his own spit and never lies flat on his back. SO - they get him all strapped in for MRI and he has to cough up spit, and they say well, this MRI will take 45 min and you can't move. No way he could do it.

Part of our discussion with doc on Friday will be esophageal dilitation, recommended by swallow therapist after barium swallow. That needs to be done, hopefully will have some success, and then we can try the MRI again I suppose, when he can swallow his own spit!

Will post on Friday after we get results of pet and scope (eeeee). Thanks for the prayers.

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luv2cut1
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For you!! Glad the PET went well today. Look forward to hearing results on Friday! Good luck and there are lots of positive thoughts, energy and prayers coming your way!

Myka

donna340
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Sending lots of prayers!

donna340
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Sending lots of prayers!

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Greg53
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Positive thoughts and energy headed your way!!

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