long term survival stories

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Re: long term survival stories

Postby Uhk » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:58 pm

Hear posts are deeply comforting and reassuring. Please keep them coming!

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Re: long term survival stories

Postby stu » Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:34 am

My mum is actually nine years since diagnosis next week . We will be doing lots of fundraising next year if she gets to the ten year mark .
supporter to my mum who lives a great life despite a difficult diagnosis
stage4 2009 significant spread to liver
2010 colon /liver resection
chemo following recurrence
73% of liver removed
enjoying life treatment free
2016 lung resection
Oct 2017 nice clear scan . Two lung nodules disappeared
Oct 2018. Another clear scan .

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Re: long term survival stories

Postby crazylife » Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:02 am

DH is coming up on 3 years since diagnosis, currently NED. Colon and liver resection, 6 months is chemo. Recurrence in both lungs and double lung surgery. NED since surgery in January 2018.
Wife to DH, 41 years old, diagnosed 11/15
Stage 4, Mod diff, 13/24 LN, 1 liver met
Colon/liver resection at MSK, 11/15
8mm lung met (not confirmed) and enlarged lymph nodes 1/16
12 rounds of folfox (9 with Oxi) 6/16
NED - July 2016
NED - October 2016
3 lung mets - March 2017
7 lung mets, May 2017
RFA to largest met, June 2017
Lung mets growing slowly, October 2017 (off treatment since June 2016)
Right lung surgery, November 2017
Left lung surgery, January 2018
NED - May 2018

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