My condolences to you and your family. I am so sorry that your wish to spend one last Christmas holiday together couldn't come true, but now she is free from pain and suffering brought on by this ugly cancer. My prayers are with you.
Rectal CA @ 44, 7/11; Clinical: T3, N1, MX (IIIB)
Xeloda & XRT, 8/11; LAR & ileo, 11/11
Surgical: ypT3, ypN0, ypMX (0/5 LN); Folfox 12/11 - 4/12
CT 5/12: lung/abd masses, s/p VATS & abd mass Bx - neg for cancer; Ileo reversal, 6/12