Stage 4 cured

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Joannerogers
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Re: Stage 4 cured

Postby Joannerogers » Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:05 pm

Thanks for the encouraging follow up! I scan this board specifically for these reports. As a fellow stage 4, I hope to copy your example of being ned in 10 years!
53yo married 27 years, 2 children, 24 and 25
Diagnosed april 23,2015 rectosigmoid
Starting CEA 1845
Port placement and liver bx April 27
Folfox started april 29
Avastin added on May 6
Stage IV crc with mets to 50% of liver

10/13/15 dc'd transfusion #12...toxic
Pet/ct scan on 11/3/15
20% liver resected all margins clear 11/30/15
8/18/15 cea 21.
9/15/15 cea 13.9
10/13/15 cea 14.4
1/22/2016 cea 2.5
LAR 02/15/16 all clear

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Bev G
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Location: Quechee, VT

Re: Stage 4 cured

Postby Bev G » Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:32 pm

Really happy for you to hear this! Congratulations!
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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juliej
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Re: Stage 4 cured

Postby juliej » Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:09 pm

FANTASTIC news, Mungo!!! :D Thanks so much for sharing. I wish you a long and healthy life!

BTW, I love the quote in your signature: "Above all, what matters is not to lose the joy of living in the fear of dying" -- Maggie Keswick Jencks
Stage IV, liver/lung mets 8/4/2010
Xelox+Avastin 8/18/10 to 10/21/11
LAR, liver resec, HAI pump 11/11
Double lung surgery + ileo reversal 2/12
Adjuvant Xeloda 3-9/12
VATS rt. lung 12/21/12 - benign granuloma!
NED 3/17/12 to 7/13/2018, CEA<1

mariane
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Re: Stage 4 cured

Postby mariane » Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:27 pm

Congratulations! And thank you! :)
mom of now 9 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!


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