There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

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juliej
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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby juliej » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:26 pm

Liz, I'm glad your mum left the way she wanted to - pain free and quickly. May your memories of her sustain you throughout this holiday season. My heart goes out to you.
Stage IVb, liver/lung mets 8/4/2010
Xelox+Avastin 8/18/10 to 10/21/2011
LAR, liver resec, HAI pump 11/2011
Adjuvant Irinotecan + FUDR
Double lung surgery + ileo reversal 2/2012
Adjuvant FUDR + Xeloda
VATS rt. lung 12/2012 - benign granuloma!
VATS left lung 11/2013
NED 11/22/13 to 12/18/2019, CEA<1

Peteswife
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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby Peteswife » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:34 pm

[color=#BFBF00]Please accept my sincere sympathies for your loss Liz.
Quickly and no pain is what I would want for a loved one, too.

In Harmony
CRguy
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I agree with CRguy! I am so sorry for your loss!
Ilse
After 8,5 years living with CRC, Pete passed away on 17/4/2012. We had lots of quality time, we said our goodbyes! I am at peace because he doesn't suffer anymore! He is now better off with the Lord! We will surely miss him very very much!!

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Guinevere
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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby Guinevere » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:42 pm

I'm so sorry! My prayer now is for you and your family to have peace and, maybe by Christmas, find a little joy in the things that will remind fondly remind you of your mother.
Hrt atk - Feb 11
CRC4 DX - Apr 11
APR liver rsct, procto - Jul 11
Folfox/Avastin - Sep 11
Xeliri - Nov 11
Iritux - Jun 12
Break - Jan - Mar 13
Iritux - Mar 13
Stivarga - Aug 13
Folfiri - Oct 13
Exhausted treatment options - May 14

Cj51
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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby Cj51 » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:49 pm

I'm so sorry for your loss, how heartbreaking. Christmas will be hard for you, but your mum will be celebrating with the angels.

Cj
DX Stage IIIb RC, T3N1M0, April 2010, 51
6 wks Xelox/rad 6/10
resection, temp illeostomy 8/10 Complete response!
12 rounds FOLFOX for clean up 9/10, Allergic to Oxi, started Xeloda only 12/10
Ileo takedown 9/28/11
10/15 NED

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CheeseHead
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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby CheeseHead » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:53 pm

Dear Liz,

I'm so sorry. I'm glad she wasn't in pain.

Wishing you, your dad & your family all the best,

Cheese
    2008
    10 Stg 4 colon srgry
    12 Xelox/Avast
    2009
    05 Liver srgry
    -12 Xelox
    2010
    05 Xelox
    08 Iri/Vect
    11 Liver srgry
    2011
    01-05 Iri,Vect,Xeloda
    09 CyberKnife
    2012
    03-07 Ph I trial
    08-11 Regorafenib
    2013-
    Xeloda
    Vecti
    Iri
    Xelox

deb1223
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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby deb1223 » Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:16 pm

I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. Just remember that while were singing about miracles for Christmas your mum is living with him. Still my heart aches for you, may God Bless and Keep you thru this difficult time.
52 Yr. old Female, DX July 2010
Stage IV CC, 21 mets to liver, 1 to lungs
12 Rounds Folfox
To date no surgeries
Enlarged spleen
Been on Avastin only since Mar. 2011
I WILL SURVIVE WITH GOD'S HELP!

gjsabmor
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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby gjsabmor » Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:26 pm

Terribly sorry for your loss.
Mom diagnosed w/mCRC 27 June 2011
Currently in treatment (Folfox + Avastin)
Histologically low-grade adenocarcinoma
2 out of 15 lymph nodes positive

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waw4
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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby waw4 » Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:39 pm

Very sorry for your loss. My condolences.
Bill, 68 yr. old male, m. w/2 grown daughters
Colonoscopy 6/29/10; Dx Stage I or II
Colon Resection 7/15/10; Dx Stage III
FOLFOX4 start 9/14/10; end 1/20/11 (9 tx)
Grateful for 2nd Chance NED time!

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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby helen098 » Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:39 pm

thinking of you in these difficult times
stage 3A surgery 6/6/6 finished chemo jan 07
11 5FU/12 Levcouorin/10oxaliplatim
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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby elissa » Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:48 pm

Liz,
I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Elissa
Wife of John, 52
Dx cc 9/3/10; Stage IV
14/25 LN; 2 liver mets
Lynch: MSH2; KRAS mutant
Colon resection 9/9
Various complications
12 rounds of FOLFOX/FOLFIRI
was called home on 4/30/11

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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby E0367 » Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:51 pm

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.
Ellie
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
NED

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catta
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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby catta » Mon Nov 28, 2011 4:30 pm

Oh im so sorry to hear that new so soon after your last post. Thinking of you and you family at this time.. she was blessed with a great husband to take care of her , and no pain. Condolences to all the family.
Cathy
DD of CC Patient
3C dx04/98
NED 11Yrs
R/U lbe 15cm met 02/09
folfox X6 04/09,lobectmy/6 XFolfox 12/09
2cm met lobe 02/10 Vats 04/10
folfiri 6 rounds
10/10 Clean scan and Pet
6mm lung met 1/11
Brain met 2/11
Liver mets 4/11
Eternal peace 23rd December

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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby GreenLakeGirl » Mon Nov 28, 2011 4:53 pm

I'm so sorry for your loss. Our parents leave a huge hole in our lives.
2009, age 37 with a 2yo: CC, IIIB (T4N1M0). IBD history
2010-11: FOLFOX, 12 rounds. 5 surgeries (3-step Ileal j-pouch, infection, VATS)
Currently NED.
Mom, you can go the hard way if you want, but the easy way is much easier. ~my 3yo

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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby betsydoglover » Mon Nov 28, 2011 5:04 pm

I am so sorry about your Mum's passing. I'm glad it was peaceful and may peace be upon you and your family.

Take care,
Betsy
diag. Stage IV, 5/05, liver met
lap sigmoid colectomy, 6/05
6 cycles Xeloda/oxaliplatin/Avastin (NED after 2)
11/08 9x13mm right lower lobe lung nodule; removed via VATS 4/09
NED
6 cycles Xeloda + Avastin
Avastin only 10/09-5/11
Still NED 06/18

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Re: There will be no miracle, and no Christmas either

Postby barbara jayne » Mon Nov 28, 2011 6:04 pm

Liz I am so very sorry too hear about your darling Mum,
A blessing that she was not in pain but a terrible loss for you all I'm sure.
My warmest thoughts to you all.
Take care,

Barbara x
DX. Colon Cancer (Cecum) stage 3
Right hemicolectomy Jan '08
2/22 L.nodes positive
Oxi and Xeloda
Xeloda discontinued
due to DPD enzyme deficiency
Lynch Syndrome
11 years NED
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