CURED!

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kellywin
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Re: CURED!

Postby kellywin » Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:38 am

Congrats Diane! So good to hear.
Kelly, mom 11 yo girl
Dx 11/15/12 Rectal Cancer @ age 40
Stage IIIC
5.5 weeks Xeloda & Radiation - complete 2/5/13
Colectomy 3/12/13, 7 of 14 nodes positive - no ileo
4/24/13-8/20/13 - 5 rounds Xelox, 1 Xeloda only
9/2013, 9/2014, 3/2015 Clear CTs
7/2015 Clear colonoscopy!

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CaliforniaBagMan
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Re: CURED!

Postby CaliforniaBagMan » Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:36 am

Congratulations!!! What took you so long, he he ....
CT guided biopsy on mass - still NED !!!
CT scan finds new 2x3cm mass on 10/09
APR surgery 11/07; NED thereafter
Folfox/radiation 9/07-10/07
DX Stage III rectal cancer 7/07

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Rob in PA
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Re: CURED!

Postby Rob in PA » Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:19 am

Woot woot!!!!!
dx 11/07 crc IIIb @ 39
Xelox/Rad/ temp colostomy
LAR/J-pouch/ temp ileo
Folfox-8
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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HopeForJesse
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Re: CURED!

Postby HopeForJesse » Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:16 pm

Wonderful to read this on Easter! Amen and congrats!
DH DX 01/16 49 YO inoperable RC stage IV liver mets
MSS, mod dif adenocarcinoma, high grade dysplasia, TP53 APC,BRCA2
12/15 CEA 241, 4/16 CEA 22.3 >6 FOLFOX (2/16-4/16) 7/16 CEA 4.3 :D 8/10 5.3 11/17 1.8
LAR/ileo 5/17/16 Clear margins 1/29 nodes
HAI, reversal, liver (some wedge) resections (7) & ablations (3) 7/12/16
FUDR 8/10/16 FOLFOX resume 8/24 reaction to oxy -just 5FU 12/28/16 No more chemo :D
Ephesians 3:20 Our God is able to do immeasurably more than we can ask or imagine!

bitchslapped
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Re: CURED!

Postby bitchslapped » Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:56 am

dianetavegia wrote:It feels like I've been a 'cancer' patient for most of my life and I don't think I'll ever get over this experience, but hearing him say 'You're cured' was awesome.


No kidding, Diane. It seems to me that cancer patients & their caregivers live double duty, @ least, of "hard time" for every year following dx.

Glad you got to hear those two words from your onc. Congratulations.

BS
DSS,35YO,unresect mCRC DX 7/'14,lvr,LN,peri,rib
FOLFOX+Avstn 4 Rnds d/c 10/'14
Stent 9/'14
FOLFIRI+Avstn 10/'14
Gone From My Sight 2/20/15
Me:garden variety polyps + precancerous polyp
Carergver x2 DH,DM dbl occupancy,'03-'10
DH dx 47YO mCRC,'04-'07 fried x HAI
DM dx CC 85YO,CC,CHF,stroke,dementia,aphasia

Teddi
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Re: CURED!

Postby Teddi » Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:16 am

Congratulations! How wonderful for you ~ love the sound of cured.

Teddi
47 at diagnosis
Colonoscopy, biopsy, CT, PET 6/14
Rectal cancer (tentatively) Stage III-b, MSS
Xeloda and radiation 25x finished 8/14
FOLFOX 5 cycles
Surgery 1/23/14 ~ T1N0MX ~ temp illeostomy
FOLFOX 3 cycles = total of 8
Illeostomy reversal 4/8/15
Clean scans x2, clear colonoscopy 9/15

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Cowgirl918
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Re: CURED!

Postby Cowgirl918 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:41 pm

So happy to read this! Congrats seems like too small a message.

Isaiah 40:31

" but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint."


God Bless!
HX Colon Polyps Villious and Tubillovillous
12/29/15 Colonoscopy/Endoscopy - Ascending Colon Mass- Hemicolectomy Scheduled
1/17/2016 Right Hemicolectomy Cancelled
1/25/2016 CT No evidence of other disease
2/12/2016 EMR-ascending colon mass 80% removed
5/29/2016 Compressed lumbar spinal fracture (riding accident)
8/12/2016 EMR #2 ascending colon mass curative
8/13/16 NED
10/18/16 Autoimmune Diseases confirmed

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LPL
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Re: CURED!

Postby LPL » Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:46 am

Wonderful News :D
BIG Congratulations !
DH @ 65 DX 4/11/16 CC recto-sigmoid junction
Adenocarcenoma pt 35x15x9mm G3(biopsi) G1(surgical)
Mets 3 Liver resectable
T4aN1bM1a Stage IVa 2/9 LN
MSS, KRAS-mut G13D
CEA & CA19-9: 5/18 2.5 78 8/17 1.4 48 2/14/17 1.8 29
4 Folfox 6/15-7/30 (b4 liver surgery) 8 after
CT: 8/8 no change 3/27/17 NED for now :D
:!: Steroid induced hyperglycemia dx after 3chemo .. hospitalized, insulin -> Metformin
Surgeries (open):
3/18 Emergency colostomy 5/23 Primary+gallbl+colostomy reversal (+port) 9/01 Liver mets

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cptmac
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Re: CURED!

Postby cptmac » Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:29 pm

Woo Hoo!!! Thank you for posting such great news!!! Here's looking to many more!!!
cptmac
As long as you're alive, there is hope.
dx 7/04 stage IV
colon resection 8/04
liver resection 9/04 with HAI pump installed
Stage II trial w irinotecan as systemic and FUDR for direct chemo to liver via HAI pump
Cured since 9/04

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dianetavegia
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Re: CURED!

Postby dianetavegia » Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:46 pm

Thank you all so very much!
:D
Stage IIIB cc surgery 1/7/09. 5/17 nodes. 12 tx FOLFOX
Stage IVa 2/15/12. CEA 6.4 PET = 1.5cm liver met. HR 4/11/12 No chemo

NED April 2017 Eight yrs, 3 months since original dx. Five yrs. NED post liver resection.
“O Lord my God, I cried out to You, And You healed me.” Psalms 30:2


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