• Prayers and good thoughts requested please

    Asked by chrismorr on Sunday, April 26, 2015

    Prayers and good thoughts requested please

    Tomorrow I'm having a PET scan done. Although my CAT scans for the year post chemo have been clear, my CEA seems to be a problem. For months, everything was good, under 5. Then suddenly it jumped to 17, 4 wks later 11, 4 more weeks 13. At this point, my oncologist wants a PET scan as he is confused about these results. Of course I am nervous, don't know what to expect. Please send a little prayer up there for me, I will be so appreciative !

    24 Answers from the Community

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    • IronMom45's Avatar
      IronMom45

      Done! Prayers for you!

      about 6 years ago
    • gonewest's Avatar
      gonewest

      All my hope, meditations at sunset for you, prayers and love for the best possible outcome.

      about 6 years ago
    • barryboomer's Avatar
      barryboomer

      Prayers sent but I've heard many stories HERE that they can fluctuate all the time and means nothing. Plus your numbers aren't that high. Don't forgot we have cancerous cells ALL THE TIME and most of the time our immune system can handle it. SO IF the average guy on the street had a Pet Scan and a CEA level the entire Population might be taking chemo.....Good for Big Pharma but BAD for People....lol Good Luck.....You'll be fine.

      about 6 years ago
    • Maycupcake's Avatar
      Maycupcake

      Sending lots of love and praying <3

      about 6 years ago
    • myronbob's Avatar
      myronbob

      wishing you all the best . bob

      about 6 years ago
    • BoiseB's Avatar
      BoiseB

      Morning Prayers for you.

      about 6 years ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar
      GregP_WN

      Wishing you the best in your scan an those results. We have an article on our blog page about "Scanxiety", the uneasy feeling you get when waiting for those results. Take a look on our blog page here www.whatnext.com/blog

      about 6 years ago
    • motraveler's Avatar
      motraveler

      Prayers and good thought.

      about 6 years ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar
      LiveWithCancer

      Praying for continued good results!!

      about 6 years ago
    • sallas21's Avatar
      sallas21

      Absolutely! Prayers an good thoughts coming your way.

      about 6 years ago
    • PMB's Avatar
      PMB

      Prayers for you

      about 6 years ago
    • cam32505's Avatar
      cam32505

      Please know that cancer marker tests don't work for everybody. This is just something that's less invasive, expensive, time-consuming, painful that tells them if anything is going on in the body. My doctor told me he wanted my number under 10, so when it was 11.3, I panic'd. Well, when I saw him, he said he just wanted it in the ballpark of 10, so 11 was fine. The last few tests have been 9, so I guess there are so many things going on in the body that could affect these tests. Good luck on your scan.

      about 6 years ago
    • Lillyzz's Avatar
      Lillyzz

      Sending prayers your way.

      about 6 years ago
    • Clyde's Avatar
      Clyde

      My thoughts are with you.

      about 6 years ago
    • chrismorr's Avatar
      chrismorr

      You guys are wonderful ! This afternoon I'll be going into that PET scan with your prayers and good Karma, which is a nice boost. Both of my daughters are going with me as well, although I told them not to come - long boring time for them, but they are super women ! (On the other hand, my husband is still at work and I haven't heard from my son - MEN ! LOL ........ :) Thank you

      about 6 years ago
    • NanaL's Avatar
      NanaL

      Best Wishes!! Please keep us posted!!

      about 6 years ago
    • BuckeyeShelby's Avatar
      BuckeyeShelby

      Hoping the CEA levels are just a fluke. Good thoughts winging your way. And yes, please let us know how things go!

      about 6 years ago
    • MsLaurieZ2's Avatar
      MsLaurieZ2

      Prayers will be sent to everyone! God Bless. Have faith.

      about 6 years ago
    • chrismorr's Avatar
      chrismorr

      Thanks again for everyone's prayers. Unfortunately it seems that I just can't behave myself, The PET scan showed a small mass in the lower abdomen, so off to the surgeon I go on Friday. Yippee ????

      about 6 years ago
    • gonewest's Avatar
      gonewest

      Awww shoot. Are you having a consultation with the surgeon or are they going to biopsy on Friday?

      about 6 years ago
    • IronMom45's Avatar
      IronMom45

      Sorry to hear. Know will be thinking about you.

      about 6 years ago
    • chrismorr's Avatar
      chrismorr

      The oncologist sees no reason to biopsy it because he feels even if we got a benign result at this time, considering where it is, it would be a time bomb. Can't say I'm thrilled about 2 surgieries in about a year and a half, but there doesn't seem to be any other choice.

      about 6 years ago
    • IronMom45's Avatar
      IronMom45

      I had two major open laparomties 3 weeks from one another so I understand. Amazing what we can survive. Get up as much as can and hydrate. Continued prayers.

      about 6 years ago
    • geekling's Avatar
      geekling

      Confusing your doctor is an excellent thing to do.

      Let's hope the "mass" is nothing but fibroids.

      about 6 years ago

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