My dearest husband is now in heaven

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ilivebyfaith
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My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby ilivebyfaith » Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:21 pm

There are no words to express my sorrow, I know this void can only be filled by God in his divine grace. My husband Is now cancer-free in heaven.

Thank you everyone for sharing your experiences, this forum have been really helpful to me and my husband in our cancer journey.
Carer to DH 42, DX MCRC IV mets liver,lungs 9/9/14;Wild type, KRAS/NRAS nonmutant; Folfox 3x Folfox+Vectibix 3x CTscan, liver mets gone, colon tumor 12 to 15cm, lung mets inc (31-R, 19-L); Change: FOLFIRI + erbitux 6x, colon and liver clear, progress in lungs. Change: folfirinox + Avastin 12x, lung metastasectomy, molecular profiling, folfiri + erbitux, progression, will be switched to stivarga PRAISE GOD FOR HIS FAITHFULNESS!

Danieljt
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Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby Danieljt » Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:23 pm

I'm so sorry.
70 male stage 3b cc
Dx 5/9/14
Resection 7/1/14
dx 9/14
65 yr wife DLCl
Sct 3/21/19 Ned last 8 mo.

jortego128
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Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby jortego128 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:28 pm

Im so sorry... We will pray for your family. :cry:
DM 57 yrs old dx 6/8/15 T:4a N:1b M:1
KRAS G12D and TP53 C242fs mutations
Poorly Differentiated, Prominent Signet Ring Component(~50%)
Microsatellite Stable, 3 of (13)lymph nodes positive
15 Liver mets, largest 3.2 cm
Prim. Resection, Right Hemicolectomy 6/21/15
Start Chemo 7/20/15
2 rounds FOLFOX, 1 round FOLFOX +Avastin
CT 8/28/15, met growth, largest 4.5cm
4 rounds FOLFOX+Avastin
CT 11/06/15 mets stable, lungs clear
Begin FOLFIRI+Avastin 11/17/15, Stop chemo 1/26/16
Entered Paradise 3/11/2016

Nik Colon

Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby Nik Colon » Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:30 pm

I am so sorry :( hugs

jhocno197
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Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby jhocno197 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:47 pm

I am so very sorry.

Praying for you.
DH - dx Dec 2014, stage IV with bladder & peritoneal involvement - non-resectable
Colostomy
FOLFOX failed
FOLFIRI failed
Tumor actually distending pelvic skin
Not a candidate for last-ditch pelvic exenteration
Stivarga finally begun 2/19/16
Tumor growing/fungating
Lonsurf started 11/18/16
Died 3/10/17

cathy123
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Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby cathy123 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:53 pm

So very sorry.
Cathy

Diagnosed 10/14 low rectal cancer age 43
Clinical T2NXMX
Radiation/xeloda 12/14-1/15
LAR with temp Ileo 3/15
pT2N0M0, lymphatic invasion 0/37 nodes
4 xelox, 1 xeloda only
Reversal 9/15
Mom to 9&11 year olds

ripley86
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Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby ripley86 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:56 pm

So very sorry for your loss. May God give you peace while you adjust to being without him.
Female, 62 yo
DX Sept 2012
Xeloda with rad 28 treat
Surgery, resection 4/13
6/33 lymph nodes +
Shadow on liver found in ER 6/13
Folfox with Avastin 6/13
2 nodules in left lung
(4mm and 2mm)
Nodule rt lung 3mm to 8 mm
Folfiri started 9/14
ER due to clot on lung 2/15
Start Lovenox
Folfiri stopped 9/15
Started trial 12/15
Trial end 2/16
Started trial Stivarga 2/16

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BeansMama
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Location: North Carolina

Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby BeansMama » Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:08 pm

I'm so sorry for your loss, keeping you and your family in my thoughts.
41 yrs old
Tumor found 9/2015
Surgery 1 - 11/2015 LAR and colostomy
Surgery 2 - 11/2015 wound vac
Surgery 3 - 12/2015 revise resection, move colostomy
Mets to liver - tumor inoperable - one add'l met destroyed
Stage IVa (T3 N2a M1a)
Primary tumor 9 cm x 7.5 cm x 2 cm
Beginning Folfox 1/2016 - Failed
Beginning Folfiri and vectibix 8/2016 — Failed
Beginning Folfirinox + Avastin 11/2016 - Failed
Beginning Keytruda 1/2017
CEA drop from 345 to 7.3 after starting immunotherapy
Lynch positive 3/2016

JJ2212
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Location: Montréal, QC

Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby JJ2212 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:27 pm

I'm so sorry. Take care of yourself during this difficult time.

Janie
Rectal cancer dx 04/13 @ 42, MSS, KRAS positive
T3N2M1 (1 lung met)
5 weeks xeloda+radiation finished 07/13
APR 9/13 (permanent colostomy), 27/31 nodes positive :-(
12 rounds of FOLFOX 04/14
Lung met growth 11/14
26 cycles Regorafenib (Stivarga) from 11/15 to 01/17
New lung met and chest/neck lymph nodes 01/17
1 cycle Folfiri

JudeD59
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Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby JudeD59 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:30 pm

So very sorry for the loss of your husband. This is a terrible, cruel disease. I'll keep you and your family in my prayers.

Judy
56 yrs old, wife, mother to 4 daughters
RC Stage II T3N0M0 DX April 2, 2015
6 cm. mid-rectum-CEA 121
Xeloda and radiation finished 06/15/15- CEA 242
CEA right before surgery 81
LAR performed 8/12/15 Temporary ileostomy
CEA 10-21-15 1.6
PET scan 11-4-15 All clear
Port installed 11/11/15
Folfox started 11/18/15
Folfox stopped due to bad reaction
Reversal 2/17/16
CEA 2/3/16 1.7
CEA 3/31/16 1.3
CT Scan 4/12/16 All Clear
Port removed 4/21/16
CEA 5/24/17 1.4

Stanfordmom
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Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby Stanfordmom » Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:54 pm

I am so sorry for your loss. Will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers :(
DX 4/2/2014 at 44, stage 4, mets liver and ovaries
Mom to 2 boys
Three surgeries, HAI pump and lots of chemo
fighting!

CrossfitChick1980
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Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby CrossfitChick1980 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:58 pm

So sorry for your loss!
Caregiver to DH dx with Adenocarcinoma of Small Intestine
Mar14- Small Bowel Resection (dx @31)
May14-Oct14: Folfox
Apr15- Liver mets
Jun15- Xeloda/Oxalyplatin
Oct15- Folfiri/Avastin
Dec15- Liver Mets, lymph nodes shrinking.
Apr16- Liver mets gone! lymph nodes stable
Jun16- Avastin/Xeloda (MSS, KRAS)
Jul16- Maintenance Chemo
Jun18- Cancer is back in liver
Sep18- Lonsurf
Oct18- Therasphere txment (failed)
Dec18- Folfiri/Avastin
Dec 22 2018- He is no longer suffering- My Love is sleeping in Peace

mariane
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Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby mariane » Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:50 pm

I am very sorry. Praying for you.
mom of now 11 years old twins, dx @ 40 in 6/2015 with upper rectal cancer, 10+ liver mets, CEA 140
chemo: 8/2015 - 10/2016 - 4xFOLFIRINOX, 2xFOLFOX, 8xFOLFIRI, 10x5FU, HAI pump -12xFUDR
4 surgeries, complete pathological response
CEA<2 since 10/2015
NED since May 2016

I praise God for every day with my family!

ForDad
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Location: California

Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby ForDad » Wed Feb 24, 2016 12:09 am

I'm very sorry to hear of your loss. Sincere condolences to your family.
Daughter to Dad age 67 @dx, Dec. 2013 (now 73)
Stage IV cecum, 4 liver mets, CEA 21.8
MSS, KRAS mutant (G13D), MLH1 mutant (V384D), and TP53 mutant (G245S)
1/14 FOLFOXIRI, 2x
2/14 FOLFOX, 1x
3/14 Right hemicolectomy, 2/38 nodes
4/14 FOLFOX, 4x
8/14 Liver resection
9/14 Liver tumor growth: microwave ablation
10/14 FOLFIRI, 6x
1/15 NED
2/16 8 to 10 lesions in lungs
3/16 Avastin + 5FU, 72x
4/19 Growth in lungs, lymph nodes. FOLFIRI + Avastin, 4x (CEA 12.4)
7/19 Started Stivarga + Opdivo
10/19 Start Hospice

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ziggymonster
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Re: My dearest husband is now in heaven

Postby ziggymonster » Wed Feb 24, 2016 12:55 am

I am very sorry to hear this sad news.
DX advanced prostate cancer 2002
2014 still fighting mPca , failed surgery, radiation, hormone
DX Stage IIIa Rectal Cancer 12/12 1 of 12 nodes +
LAR permanent colostomy 1/13
Folfox 2/13 - 7/13 clear CT CEA 1.2
7/14 liver met chemo the resect in Oct
6/15 2 pos lung mets watching for now


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