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by mymom
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: It's baaaaaaack!
Replies: 13
Views: 1299

Re: It's baaaaaaack!

Hang in there. My mom has had several relapses but is currently in her longest remission about 2 years, 7 months. She had several rounds of chemo. Never became resistent.
by mymom
Tue May 22, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Clean Scan May 14- 7 year survivor, about 2 yr 7 month NED
Replies: 2
Views: 218

Clean Scan May 14- 7 year survivor, about 2 yr 7 month NED

Hi all- mom had another clean scan. Diagnosed at stage 4 in May 2011 she had some relapses but this scan puts us at about 2 years 7 months NED. Her longest remission. We did go to the today show the next morning so we came home from NYC, slept for a bit and went back into the city next day at 4:30 a...
by mymom
Sat May 12, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Seems shebis clean @ mskcc results 5/14
Replies: 1
Views: 232

Seems shebis clean @ mskcc results 5/14

If anyone is going to be at mskcc Monday let me know. We are going for results. Initial report looks clean but want to hear Kemeny say it. Tomorrow 5/13 is her official 7 year cancerversary- diagnosed at stage 4...5/13/11. This will be close to three years NED if all good Monday. In May 2012 she was...
by mymom
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: To all HEPATIC pump users - Dr. Kemeny
Replies: 12
Views: 1579

To all HEPATIC pump users - Dr. Kemeny

This has been communicated to me by a fellow Hepatic Pump patient of Dr. Kemeny. As you know, my mother uses the hepatic pump: "It has been brought to our attention from Dr. Kemeny that Johnson &Johnson (makers of the Codman Hepatic Pump) have decided to discontinue making the pump. MSK has...
by mymom
Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update Pete
Replies: 9
Views: 1304

Re: Update Pete

That is wonderful!!!!!!!
by mymom
Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any Stage IV currently in NEDville? Please share any advice or tips? P
Replies: 67
Views: 9026

Re: Any Stage IV currently in NEDville? Please share any advice or tips? P

Hi- My mom is a patient at MSKCC Dr. Kemeny. She has the HAI pump. Diagnosed may 2011 She has had two liver resections and a liver ablation since diagnosis, chemo after each Several reoccurrances and several NED remissions Currently, in her longest remission....23 months Always contained in liver. N...
by mymom
Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CLean scan- about 23 months remission
Replies: 7
Views: 1032

Re: CLean scan- about 23 months remission

Thank you for your kind words.

Yes Julie- I can't believe we haven't met! do you want to message me your number and i will text you next time we will be there. I am thinking sometime in May.
by mymom
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CLean scan- about 23 months remission
Replies: 7
Views: 1032

CLean scan- about 23 months remission

I want to start by saying my heart breaks for those lost. I don’t come here much - mainly to give hope to others. As the old timers know mom was diagnosed at stage 4 May 2011. After several remissions and reoccurrences she reached her longest current remission of 23 months. Her most recent scan was ...
by mymom
Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mymom- clean scan
Replies: 4
Views: 699

Mymom- clean scan

Hi all. I hope you were all blessed with a wonderful thankssgiving. Mom had another scan two days before turkey day and it continues to be clean. I thought I posted the results and realized I had not. October 2015 she had an ablation of a liver met and has been clean since. This is her longest remis...
by mymom
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stella (vilca11) went home (more than a month ago)
Replies: 21
Views: 2599

Re: Stella (vilca11) went home (more than a month ago)

My parents and I would have some of the most amazing conversations with her when we would see her at MSKCC. I always left in awe of her strength and courage. And her personality was amazing. Always positive. Even when she knew that most likely she was terminal. This world is a bit less exciting with...
by mymom
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: A Difficult Year
Replies: 19
Views: 1975

Re: A Difficult Year

Kathy- I am so sorry you and your family have gone through all of this. Prayers are with you and your family.
by mymom
Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage 4- 6.5 year survivor and another clean scan
Replies: 9
Views: 1329

Re: Stage 4- 6.5 year survivor and another clean scan

mariane- she continue to scan every three months. Her next scan is November. I guess every three months until we are told otherwise by the doctor.
by mymom
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage 4- 6.5 year survivor and another clean scan
Replies: 9
Views: 1329

Stage 4- 6.5 year survivor and another clean scan

Hi all. I hope you were all blessed with a wonderful summer. Mom had another scan and it continues to be clean. October 2015 she had an ablation of a liver met and has been clean since. This is her longest remission. Since being diagnosed at stage 4 in may 2011 She has had two liver resections- many...
by mymom
Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: BrownBagger ....... I don't know what to say
Replies: 117
Views: 24259

Re: BrownBagger ....... I don't know what to say

I am really speechless. I wish him and his family peace. I met him once at sloane with my mom and he was such an inspiration to me and my mom. Prayers from CT.

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