May 2007 - colonoscopy / biopsy confirms rectosigmoid adenocarcinoma, CT, MRI, many blood tests follow
June 2007 - 6 weeks neo-adjuvant chemoradiation with Xeloda ( 3600 mg/day ), blood tests, CTs
August 2007 - TME via LAR of primary tumour, originally Stage IIIC, temp ileostomy,
pCR ( pathological complete response to chemo-rad )
ocstacy wrote:Wow, thank you so much for all the confidence and replys! I actually had to google what PCR meant? lol. Pathololgical Complete Response is what we are praying for !
Thank you ,
The surgeon said at first they couldn't find the growth, and eventually did. He said it shrunk that much it was difficult to detect. So it went from 5-6 cm easy to see to barely detectable
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