PET results! :-)

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PET results! :-)

Postby dianetavegia » Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:38 pm

Just in from the oncologist and PET/CT was all great news. Totally unremarkable with no areas of concern!!! My (within normal already) CEA had dropped over the last several readings.

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Stage III cc surgery 1/7/09. 12 tx FOLFOX
Stage IV PET = 1.5cm liver met. HR 4/11/12

11 years since dx and 7 3/4 years post liver resection.
Pronounced CURED and discharged by onc

“O Lord my God, I cried out to You, And You healed me.” Psalms 30:2

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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby ams5796 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:44 pm

Great news, Diane!
Stage 3C (or 4?) Rectal Cancer 01/07
2/10 lung mets
3/11 VATS
6/11 VATS
7/13 lung met
2/14 SBRT
NED 8/14
5/17 scan and MRI found treated spine met

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Maia
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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby Maia » Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:52 pm

Oh, congratulations, Diane! What a great news! Celebrate!
Thank you for sharing : )

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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby very worried husband » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:01 pm

Great Great news
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 :)

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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby DBF » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:12 pm

Yay! So happy for you- wonderful news! :-)
6/13 Dx @ 29 Wks pregnant, 42 yo
Adenocarcinoma, mucinous
7/13 C-sec/col resec/part. hysterectomy
8/13 Pulm embolism
8/13 Spread to liver
9/13 Liver resection
FOLFOX
CEA UP
ADAPT: Xeloda/Celebrex
2/14 oopherectomy
10/15 obstruction surg
10/17 Scar tissue removal/vsg surg
2019: NED :D
2020: NED
Mom to 3 boys: 22, 11 & 7

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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby Bev G » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:13 pm

So, so glad, Diane! Congratulations!

xox

Bev
58 yo Type1 DM 48 years
12/09 Stage IV 2/22 nodes + liver met, colon resec
3 tx FOLFIRI, liver resec 4/10
9/10 6 mos off chemo, Neg PET&CTC CEA nl
2/11 finished total 10 rounds chemo

9/13 ^17th clean PET/CT NED for now

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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby Sharona » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:32 pm

Diane,
So happy for you! Celebrate!

Sharon
Dx CRC mets to lung, brain
Craniotomy 11/12
CyberKnife 12/12
colostomy
FOLFIRI, FOLFIRI, avastin, Zaltrap
Stivarga
Multiple brain mets.
WBR and pallative pelvic radiation
Hospice 1/21/15
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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby jacekica » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:45 pm

Diane, what a wonderful news! I am so happy for you and with you.
Dx 2/11
surgery 5/11, T2N0MX, G2, SRC rectal ca, 22 cm removed
CT- numerous mets in abdomen - LN, 2 big ones on pancreas, one penetrated right urether. Surgery, they just take samples for PHD, 6 roundds 5FU, refuse further chemos

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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby vickitwo » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:56 pm

WOO! HOO! Great to hear good news for a change. So very happy for you!
Vicki

DH Dx 1/2012 @ age 52
stage IV CC
transverse colon,omentum, cecum,liver,lungs,L5
9 rounds of Folfox, Avastin,
5FU/Leucovorin/Avastin
radiation tx to L5 and hips
Folfiri/Zaltrap
12/13/13 Folfox/Avastin
1/4/2014 passed away @ Hospice House- age 54

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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby vickitwo » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:57 pm

WOO! HOO! Great to hear good news for a change. So very happy for you! Great picture---thanks for sharing. :D :!: :!: :!:
Vicki

DH Dx 1/2012 @ age 52
stage IV CC
transverse colon,omentum, cecum,liver,lungs,L5
9 rounds of Folfox, Avastin,
5FU/Leucovorin/Avastin
radiation tx to L5 and hips
Folfiri/Zaltrap
12/13/13 Folfox/Avastin
1/4/2014 passed away @ Hospice House- age 54

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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby juliej » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:01 pm

You look great in the photo, Diane! Congratulations on the good news -- now go celebrate!
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

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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby Lee » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:37 pm

AWESOME NEWS!!!

Congratulations, keep up the great news.

Lee
rectal cancer - April 2004
46 yrs old at diagnoses
stage III C - 6/13 lymph positive
radiation - 6 weeks
surgery - August 2004/hernia repair 2014
permanent colostomy
chemo - FOLFOX
NED - 16 years and counting!

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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby janderson » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:44 pm

That is fantastic news. Right before the holiday too. Nice picture of you and I assume your onc.
DX 10-05 stage IV
liver resection 12-05 Folfox1-05 to 7-06
Liver resection 8-07 Folfiri 9-07 to 3-08
Liver resection 12-11
Recurrence 2/7/2014, liver, chestwall mets, 16 rounds chemo
7/3/14, y90 radioembolization, steady shrinkage
12/8/14, cryoablation to liver and chest wall
6/1 to 6/26 SBRT radio surgery
7/2 more cryo ablation to right lung
7/16 lung infection drain tube installed
9/4 chest wall resection to remove 2 ribs

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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby Voxx66 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:50 pm

Very good news. Glad to hear this.
DX and resect 10/2012 age 46
Stage IIa CRC
liver mets both lobes 8/2013
CEA 28
FOLFOX + Avastin 8/26/13 3 rounds
Folfox only 3 rds + rd 8
platelets low round 7,9,10 5FU only
1/14 CEA 1.0 y90
5fu
10/14 mets lung and peri
1/15 Folfiri

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Re: PET results! :-)

Postby Rheaeliza » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:54 pm

Great News! Congrats!!!!
12/7/12: 30 yrs. old, Dx stage 4b.mets to liver, ovary, nodes, ommentum.
7 months chemo, shrinkage!
8/26/13 HIPEC, colon resection,hysterectomy, appndx, gallbladder out.
9/12/13:leak in colon, temp. loop ileost, home 9/18
11/3/13: liver resect.
1/2014 Ostomy reversal, one week later, abcess surg., fistula, tpn.
No more chemo, NED since 11/13


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