All diagnosed under the age of 50

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BrendaB
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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby BrendaB » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:19 pm

Diagnosed 10/2011
Stage 3B
Age 41
NED :)
10-27-11 Diagnosed CC
11-15-11 Colon resection, complete hyst.
Staged T3N1a, one out of 33 lymph nodes
12-11 Started Oxali and Xeloda, 8 rounds
6-8-12 Very last dose of Xeloda!
6-26-12 CT scan results, NED!
7-26-12 Ilieo. reversal, port out

boomerskid
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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby boomerskid » Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:28 pm

Husband diagnosed May 2011
Age 46 (triathalete asymptomatic until 2 months prior to dx)
Stage 4 w/mets to Liver, lungs and nodes) KRAS Mut
*Treatment progression in signature below *
Insurance/Medically approved for TheraSpheres - procedure to begin 2/14/12
Died 2/13/12 (sepsis due to colon perforation caused by primary tumor)

Familial history:
-- Husband -- NONE
-- Me - Father Dx at age 48 May, 1988 - Stage 3 (Chemo, Rad, Surgery)
NED since August, 1988 (yes, 24 years!!)
Husband Jim - dx Stage IV Rectal cancer 5/11 age 46
Mets to liver, lungs & nodes
KRAS mutant
Folfoxiri-B 6/11-8/11
Attempted liver resection 10/11
Xelox+Avastin+affinitor 11/11-1/12
affinitor+nexavar
SIRT eval scheduled 2/14/12
Died 2/13/12

Deb in Texas
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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby Deb in Texas » Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:02 am

Dx May 2012
Age 49
Stage IIIa rectal cancer
On #4 of 12 FOLFOX6

My docs said tumor could have been growing for 5 years before diagnosis.
Deb, f50
Dx 49 on 5-4-12 RCa
5.5 weeks of Xeloda+rad 5-12 to 7-12
Lovely month of normalcy in August!
LAR + temp ileo 9-5-12
Stage IIIa, T2,N1
FOLFOX6 10-16-12 x 12 rounds for 6 mos
Round 12 completed
Ileo reversal following chemo 2013

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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby chasamba » Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:38 am

I had a colonoscopy on my 50th birthday and was told I had cancer. What a birthday present!
Dx 11/15/2012, 50 yo
RC, T3N1
started radiotherapy and Xeloda 12/18/12
LAR 3/11/13, temporary ileostomy
Xelox 4/17/13
Ileostomy takedown 2/14, peritonitis and emergency surgery- Rt Hemicolectomy
CT clear 2/14
http://mybottomblog.blogspot.co.il

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prtza
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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby prtza » Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:30 am

Date of diagnosis: 29 Feb 2012
Stage: IIIc T4N2M0 descending/sigmoid (signet ring cell)
Age at diagnosis: 44
Current treatment status: NED (completed chemoradiation and chemo. On warfarin therapy for blood clots in lungs)
DX CRC 2/29/12 Signet Ring Cell @44 YOA
Left hemicolectomy 3/9/12
T4N2M0 Stage IIIc 10/11 LN
April-June 2012 30 treatments chemoradiation
6 cycles XELOX 7/11/12-11/7/12
12/7/12 NED
Recurrence Jan '13
Starting FOLFIRI 2/20/2013

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Amy14760
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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby Amy14760 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:55 am

Age 49
Diagnosed June 2012
Rectal Cancer Stage 3C (15 of 19 nodes positive)
XELODA/Radiation Aug 2012
Just finished round 5 of 6 FOLFOX4
Scan in Jan 2013

Father had colon cancer in his 70s. Mother and sisters BRCA positive. Mother had 2 primary breast tumors. Dipped Copenhagen (snuff for 22 years). Was experiencing extreme stress due to economic downturn in the US when tumor is thought to develop.
Jun 12: Rectal cancer - Stage IIIC pT2N2 (15/19 pos nodes) - age 49
Jul 12: Resection w/ileostoma
Aug 12: 6 weeks rad w/Xeloda
Sep-Jan 13: FOLFOX - 6 rounds
Jan 13: clean scan
Mar 13: Reversal/Port out
Aug 13: Clean scope
Currently NED

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sandrichelle
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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby sandrichelle » Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:34 am

Thank you all for participating...I hope to one day visit as many primary care physicians with information like this to show them that age should not be a factor AT ALL when looking at/diagnosing colon cancer.
Dx Stage IV CC 02/12-56.1 CEA
Resection/Bye Bye Uterus 02/12
Folfox 03/12-08/12
05/01/12 3 TX CEA-6.5
07/23/12 10 TX CEA-5.0
09/18/12 PET shows 3 suspicious spots CEA -15.5
09/25/12 CEA- 23.8
10/23/12 CEA-51.8 1st of 6 FOLOFIRI
http://www.yeswecansir.com

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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby elephantstone » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:19 am

Brother:
Dx- Sept. 2012
Age- 40
Stage 3
Just finished chemoradiation, surgery/chemo in 2013

I'm 32 yoa, and have scheduled my own colonoscopy (routine) in January.
40 y.o brother dx Sept. 2012
RC, Stg. 3
temp. ileo
5 weeks xeloda/radiation
surgery/chemo 2013

JennyB
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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby JennyB » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:45 am

Husband diagnosed 3-09, age 34
Stage 3C with 15 positive nodes
Total colectomy due to necrotic colon
Ileo reversal failed
But, all I care about is that he is 3 years NED
Jennifer
Wife of Scott, diagnosed at age 34 on 3-27-09, now 37
Stage III-C CC, 15 out of 36 nodes involved
Ulcerative colitis since age 11, colon removed 3-25-09
He finished Folfox on 9-23-09
Permanent ileostomy March 2012
NED so far!

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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby shellfry » Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:38 am

Dx'd rectal ca stage III Sept 2010, colon resection, chemo and radiation
NED
Sept 2012 fallout from radiation caused complications, new colon
resection w/ perm colostomy, fighting pelvic mass infection now
Dr says radiation necrosis but at least I'm still NED
Michelle
Stage III Colorectal Cancer
2 lymph nodes involved
Resection Sept 2010
5-FU, Leucovorin, Oxiplatin
radiation
chemo complete May 2011
radiation complete Dec 2010
Port removed June 2011
permanent colostomy 9/2012 due to
complications from radiation
April 2015 Total Pelvic Floor Reconstruction

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Jack&KatiesMommy
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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby Jack&KatiesMommy » Thu Dec 20, 2012 12:05 pm

Date of diagnosis August 19, 2011
Stage IV (Metastasis to Liver)
Age at diagnosis 47
Current treatment status HAI Pump...praying
Cynthia
Mommy to Jack (8) now (17) and Katie (4) now (13)
(My Most Precious Things)
Dx 8/11 Stage IV CRC (liver mets) CEA 2,600+
9/11 Folfiri 2/12: Failed Liver Resection
5/12 HAI pump/removed primary
4/13 Liver Resection
8/13-12/15 (10) RFAs lungs
5/17: Upper Left Lobe of lung resected.
02/18: 3 new lymph mets lung
05/18: Keytruda (MSS w/Intermediate TMB): NED CEA: 66.4, 39.2, 23.8, 13, 3.5 1.8, 1.0, 2.8 3.9, 5.0, 5.6, 1.5, .8,

namyot
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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby namyot » Thu Dec 20, 2012 12:10 pm

Here we go
Date of diagnosis: May 9th 2012
Age: 43
colo-resection June 22 2012
originally diagnosed as colon cancer after surgery data gathered diagnosis is colo-rectal
currently on 8th folfox treatment - 4 more to go - date of completion Feb 14th 2013
praying for no delays

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CRguy
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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby CRguy » Thu Dec 20, 2012 12:19 pm

sandrichelle wrote:Thank you all for participating...I hope to one day visit as many primary care physicians with information like this to show them that age should not be a factor AT ALL when looking at/diagnosing colon cancer.

Age IS NOT a factor...CRC plays no favorites.
Be sure to take a stack of Colondars with you and nail them to the office walls or doctor's forehead :shock:
They are full of bios which show many younger folks were dismissed as having "something else"

Cheers on your mission
CRguy ( too old for your topic )
Caregiver x 4
Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
14 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
Review of my Journey so far

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very worried husband
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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby very worried husband » Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:22 pm

I think my wife is the youngest to be diagnosed with Colon Cancer on this forum.

Caregiver to my Wife Aged 25@ Diagnosis
Diagnosed with Colon III B, Jan, 2011
Surgery Jan, 2011. 7/29 Nodes (+)
5FU+ Oxi in china. Feb-Aug 2011

NED ( Hopefully for the next 60 year)
Caregiver to Wife age25
Diagnosed Colon IIIB Jan2011
7/29 Nodes +
5FU+Oxi in china. Feb-Aug 2011
CEA@Diagnose:0.79
Immunological chemistry: Ki-67 (+), MSH2(+), MLH1(++), ERCC1 (-)
NED Supplements: Aspirin,Vit D,Calcium, Genoderma Lucidium
Baby born June 2015 :D :D :)

mymaria
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Re: All diagnosed under the age of 50

Postby mymaria » Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:26 pm

Diagnosed 11/19/2009
Age 43
Stage 2A
Lynch Syndrome
NED :D
Endometrial cancer stage 1B grade 3, July '09 age 43
34 negative l.n.
Radiation Aug. and Sept., '09
Colon cancer T3N0M0, grade 3, Dec. '09
54 negative l.n.
Modified Folfox 6 regime started Jan. 12, '10
Stopped after 3 rounds Feb. 9, '10
Lynch Syndrome


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