Ode to Bev

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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby Iitg ritesh » Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:35 pm

you are inspiration to all crc sufferer. very happy for 5 year NED.
32yo Dx@rectal cancer 05/10/13, CEA 3.4
chemoradiation, xeloda finished on 02/12/13
LAR surgery 22/01/14, pT3N0, 0/3 nodes, folfox 02/14--06/14 , 8 cycles folfox, 4 cycles of xeloda
Stricture due to radiation, diversion colitis
Reversal 14/10/14

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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby skypup » Tue Dec 09, 2014 11:57 pm

Count me in! Bev has helped me so much along this journey. I am so grateful that she hangs around and helps us all.
Love you, sweet Bev!

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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby Stanfordmom » Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:21 am

Congrats, Bev!

Your are a great help and an inspiration for us all!

DX 4/2/2014 at 44, stage 4, mets liver and ovaries
Mom to 2 boys
Three surgeries, HAI pump and lots of chemo

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Rob in PA
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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby Rob in PA » Wed Dec 10, 2014 2:44 pm

Speech! Speech! :P :P
dx 11/07 crc IIIb @ 39
Xelox/Rad/ temp colostomy
LAR/J-pouch/ temp ileo
Failed reversal
2/09 liver mets; liver resect/ileo reversal
Folfiri/Avastin - 12
2/11 5 lung mets
Folfiri/Avastin 2011
SBRT 3/12
Lung met 5/13/ said NO to more chemo
SBRT 8/13
2 lung mets 5/14, VATS 8/14, NED

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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby Amy14760 » Wed Dec 10, 2014 3:32 pm

I have utter and total respect for Bev. And the other senior folks on the board. Bev however defines humanity. Her posts are always filled with not only wisdom but also inspiration. All hail ThE BEV!
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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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby Nodak » Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:05 pm

I am a fan also. Bev has replied to some of my posts when I just wanted to hear from someone. I appreciate her very much! Always kind words for everyone. Thank you Bev.
02/13 Stage IV cc liver KRAS +
5/13 ben brain tx
6/13 DVT /PE
09/13 Liver res
11/13 recur Folfiri w/iranotecan
1/14 lung
6/14 CEA 203
7/14 CEA 998
8/14 CEA 1126 Stivarga H F synd
9/14 CEA 1706 Xeloda w/oxilaplatin 12/14 Fail

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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby BrownBagger » Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:31 pm

What Steve said. (And everyone else).
Eric, 58
Dx: 3/09, Stage 4 RC
Recurrences: (ongoing, lung, bronchial cavity, ribs)
Major Ops: 6/ RFA: 3 /bronchoscopies: 8
Pelvic radiation: 5 wks. Bronchial radiation—brachytheray: 3 treatments
Chemo Rounds (career):136
Current Chemo Cocktail: Xeloda & Erbitux & Irinotecan biweekly
Current Cocktail; On the Wagon (mostly)
Bicycle miles post-dx 10,477
Motto: Live your life like it's going to be a long one, because it just might, and then you'll be glad you did.

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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby CRguy » Wed Dec 10, 2014 10:12 pm

I am in with the Bev vote ....
Having named her our original
"Den Mother"

Harmony my friend
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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Bev G
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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby Bev G » Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:00 pm

Thanks from deep in my soul everyone. I am very touched by your words, and will always be so grateful for my CC family.


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: Ode to Bev

Postby michelle c » Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:53 pm

I love Bev very much.....she is very special to me, more than she probably knows! ❤❤❤
25 May 09 Dx with CC (sigmoid colon) 2 days after my 44th b'day
CEA prior to surgery 4.7
3 Jun 09 LAR - Stage III 3/10 lymph nodes
6 Jul - 10 Dec 09 12 cycles FOLFIRI
Genetic testing - inconclusive for Lynch
Jul 12 port removed & hernia repair

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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby justin case » Thu Dec 11, 2014 9:52 pm

Let's talk about being naïve. When I first joined the colon club, this nurse Terri, responded to my first post. WOWW, people who know what they are talking about. Then this nurse Bev, answered another post, and I responded, so Bev, you must work the night shift. little did I know then 8)
Warm regards Bev,
P.S. Then I met Jaynee , and BB and CR. :shock:
7/11 diagnosed Stage 2 colon and rectal cancer
lar/temp ilio
Reversal & port removal
21 round of chemo Folfox 9tx, 5fu 12 tx
Last treatment July 2012

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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby pollo65 » Sat Dec 13, 2014 5:29 pm

Bev is my rock, I worry about her when we don't hear from her and just plain miss her. Bev was here when I got here and guided me and consoled me in my darkest times. Loads and loads of odes to Bev.
Pollo 65
CC 1/6/09
r. hemi-colectomy 1/7/09
32Ln biopsied, 28 positive
met to aorta
chemo 12 rounds
done 9/09 3 scans clear
1/11 1 met to aorta
micro cluster to peritoneum
4/11 / 9/11 scan clear
4/12 scan clear
10/12 scan clear
chemo break

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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby jvaime21 » Sun Dec 14, 2014 9:30 am

I just love you Bev !!

wife of Stg 4 SRC
04/16/14 Clear CT-
8/25/14Kidney blockd nepro.
Rec. lung 1 enlrg. Abdomen
Inoperable/incurable /Chemo for life
11/21/14 Xeloda+Irinetocan 6x
hoping for a bright sunny day

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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby shmurciakova » Sun Dec 14, 2014 10:00 am

That is fantastic news Bev. I do not check this forum very often anymore, but was really happy to see the good news from both you and Vancouver Eve. I know it is a great relief for you to reach this milestone!
Susan H. :D
diagnosed at 31 in 2002, Stage IV
Sigmoid colectomy - 6 mos 5-FU/Leukovorin
liver resection - 6 rounds XELIRI (xeloda/irinotecan)
lung wedge resection Oct. 2004 - no chemo

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Re: Ode to Bev

Postby esk2poo » Sun Dec 14, 2014 10:23 am

Truly an amazing person to reach out to people she has never known to offer support and guidance no matter what her personal situation may be. She has Ben paying it forward for as long as I have been on this forum and there is a special place saved for her when her run here is done. As mentioned by all who have responded to this post, Bez, you are truly loved and amazing. Keep it going and thanks for all you have done.
Dx 8/23/11 stage 3b crc
3 of 11 LN's
resection 9/15/11
folfox start 10/31/11 12 sessions
De-ported 6/2012
clear CT 7/2012
Clear colonoscopy 9/2012

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