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ALW
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Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby ALW » Tue Aug 18, 2015 7:28 am

Great news!
Aug '15 Dx rectal cancer stage 2a @ 41 years old
Sept '15 Radiation & Xeloda
12/3/15 LAR with temp ileo - 0/20 nodes
1/5/16 reversal done early due to complications
2/16 Started 5 rounds Xeloda

DarknessEmbraced
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Facebook Username: Riann Fletcher
Location: New Brunswick, Canada

Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby DarknessEmbraced » Tue Aug 18, 2015 7:49 am

Congratulations on a clear scan! It's good to share good news! :)
Diagnosed 10/28/14, age 36
Colon Resection 11/20/14, LAR (no illeo)
Stage 2a colon cancer, T3NOMO
Lymph-vascular invasion undetermined
0/22 lymph nodes
No chemo, no radiation
Clear Colonoscopy 04/29/15
NED 10/20/15
Ischemic Colitis 01/21/16
NED 11/10/16
CT Scan moved up due to high CEA 08/21/17
NED 09/25/17
NED 12/21/18
Clear colonoscopy 09/23/19
Clear 5 year scans 11/21/19- Considered cured! :)

canadiandaughter
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Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby canadiandaughter » Tue Aug 18, 2015 8:00 am

Congratulations!! Thank you for sharing. Go and celebrate this awesome news!
DD to 81 year old father
dx 24/07/14 iv cc mets liver/lung
folifiri started 19/07/14
shrinkage of all mets
growth in the liver,started folfox/avastin 80% 13/01/16
reduced to 70% due to side effects 27/01/16
First scan on folfox shows shrinkage in lungs, but liver just stable
6 rounds of vectibix-fail. 3cm growth and new spots showing Waiting for panel recommendations
At peace January 8, 2017

LB10
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Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby LB10 » Tue Aug 18, 2015 8:08 am

Happy to hear your good news! Congrats!
Stage III Rectal cancer
Dx 3/14
4/14-7/14 8 rounds Folfox
8/14-9/14 Radiation/Xeloda
1/15 APR colostomy
46 yo wife & mom

stevieb
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Joined: Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:26 am

Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby stevieb » Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:37 am

Great news!! Thanks for giving us hope!!
Dx age 33
12/19/12 Stage IV liver/lung
1/14-2/28/13 Folfox
3/27/13 rectal/lung rst; temp ileo
7/11/13 liver res/ileo rev
9/30/13 - Folfox
11/13,2/21 NED
3/14 lung recur;6/16-VATS
7/14 5 bi lung mets
10&11/15 laser lung surg
2015 Colondar Model
12/15 5 lung met-folfiri
5/15 NED
11/15 2 lung mets; cryoablation
1/4/17 2 lung mets; cryoablation
NED as of 1/23/17

pfCml73183
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Location: FL

Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby pfCml73183 » Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:44 am

A+
Wife and BF to Peter, 54
mCRC/IV/BRAF+
Erbitux and Urelumab trial @MSKCC 3/15
went home 5/8/15

Deborah Ann
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Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby Deborah Ann » Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:55 am

Fantastic news! Time to celebrate!

Vol
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Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby Vol » Tue Aug 18, 2015 10:12 am

Awesome news!!! So happy for you!

Vol
Dad - 51
Father of 3 girls (27, 26, 20)
08/15 - Resection 08/15
08/15 - Dx - Stage 2A - High Risk (perf colon), 0 of 27 nodes
08/15 - Start - 8 cycles Xeloda, first 4 with Oxaliplatin (done in February)

NedPlease
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Joined: Fri Mar 23, 2012 3:56 pm

Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby NedPlease » Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:00 am

Yay, Rob!
F-54- St 4- Ascend Colon, 2 Liver mets, Poorly dif, Mutant
6/10- Folfox
9/10- R Liver Resect/Colon/Gall/Appendix
11/10-3/11- Folfox
11/11- R Lung, 1 met, VATS
3/12- 9/12- Xeloda
2/12- 6/18 Clear Scans
6/19- first time no scan
Today- NED

Carolinagirl
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Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby Carolinagirl » Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:57 am

So so very happy for you getting this news. And really appreciate you sharing it. It is encouraging to know that it can happen! Enjoy it!!!
12/12 colon resect. Stage IIIb 35 yo
KRAS mutant, MSS
1/13 Folfox
11/13 local recurrence pelvis
12/13 Folfiri + Zaltrap x 4
2/14 xeloda + rad x 28
5/14 lung mets/resection
6/14 Irinotecan/5FU
9/14 Posterior Pelvic Exenteration
10/14 Xeloda/Avastin
11/15 peritoneal mets
FOLIFIRI + zaltrap

smalltownmess
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Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby smalltownmess » Tue Aug 18, 2015 12:29 pm

Great news, Rob! Very happy for you and your family! Good news is always good to hear!
Mom diagnosed Stage 4 with Liver mets 7/2011
July 11: Xeloda and Avastin
August 13: Irinotecan
June 14: Disease Progression
August 14: SBRT
October 14 - December 14: RRX-001
January - May 15: Irinotecan
May 15: One week Stivarga -- stopped b/c DRESS Syndrome
July 15: Disease progression
July 15: Start Xelox

tif2112
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Location: Henderson, NV

Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby tif2112 » Tue Aug 18, 2015 12:37 pm

Congrats on the good news! :!:
51 year old female
Henderson, Nv

T3N0M0
2012 DX - Rectosigmoid Mass, Colon Resection, rx - radiation and chemo
07-24-2014 NED
2014 englarge lymph nodes, biopsy of 1 negative
07-07-2015 even bigger enlarged lymph nodes, shown on MRI & CT
2015 biopsy of bone marrow, lymph nodes-negative
3-6-2018 still enlarged lymph nodes, no diagnosis

Lee
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Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby Lee » Tue Aug 18, 2015 12:58 pm

Congratulations on your good 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!

teachpdx
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Location: Portland, OR

Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby teachpdx » Tue Aug 18, 2015 1:17 pm

Hey Rob that's great news!!! I'm happy for you :D
4/24/12 RC T3N1M0 age 53
5/23-7/2 - 26 chemorad - Xeloda
7/16 Lynch- MSH2
8/28 LAR w/ temp ileo, CR, 0/11,M0, hysterectomy
10/13 6 cycles Xeloda - completed only 1 1/2 due to HFS
3/12/13 - reversal
8/13 NED
6/15 - HFS gone!

sadysue
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Location: Charleston, TN

Re: mixed feelings about this update...

Postby sadysue » Tue Aug 18, 2015 1:21 pm

Rob....that is wonderful news and thank you for sharing the great news. Congratulations and I wish you many, many more clear scans!
Rectal dx 4/2011 (Stage 3B - T3N1M0)
5FU/Rad - daily/6 wks ending 6/2011
Surgery 8/19/2011
Finished 8 rounds Folfox 2/2012
Ileo reverse and port out 3/2012
NED


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