My Wife Passed Away Today

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fumaros
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby fumaros » Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:16 am

I am sorry for your loss, its good she had her family around her in those final moments.
Diagnosed 4/8/16, age 29
Colectomy 4/20/16
Stage III, T4bN1 Tumor 7x6.5x2. Muscinous Adenocarcinoma with SRC features
2/16 lymph nodes
CEA 4/14/16 - 16.8
CEA 6/2/16 - 1.9
CEA 6/17/16 - 0.87, 7/16 - 1.33, 12/16 - 1.14, 4/17 - 0.6, 7/17 - 0.5
FOLFOX began 6/24/16 - 11/25/16
10 round FOLFOX, 2 round 5-FU & Leucovorin
MRI & CT 8/16 - NED, CT 12/16 - 7/17 - NED

cmrl
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby cmrl » Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:27 am

I am very sorry for your loss.
Resection of splenic flexure 7/24/13
T3N2BM0, Stage 3c,12/29 nodes
Folfox x12 9/13-3/14
CT scan 4/14, enlarged spleen, otherwise clear
CT 4/15, spleen WNL.
6/17 3 cm benign polyp at ileocecal valve, awaiting removal

CatzinDJ
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby CatzinDJ » Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:17 pm

I am sorry to hear of her passing. This is a horrible disease. I'm glad you were there to give her comfort.
53 & Female
DX: Rectal Cancer (RC) diagnosed in Thailand
Tumor Location: Rectum
Tumor type: invasive adenocarcinoma
Tumor size: 4 mm
Tumor grade: low grade
Baseline CEA value (4.46) 5/2016
CEA 6/2/2016 4.8
Lynch- Negative.
LAR 7/13/2016 in Seatle, Wa
Home 7/18/2016.
CEA 12/9/2016 2.8
CEA 6/8/2017 5.6
Colonoscopy and Cat scan June 2017 NED? A nagging suspension of mine about the CEA rising.

sdino
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby sdino » Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:02 pm

Peace to you and your Family
Caregiver for Wife 52 yrs old
DX: 11/16-CC sigmoid colon 3 cm, Lung Bio-Adenocarcinoma Stg IV
Mets: 1.2 cm now 7 mm lung w/14 other nodules less than 6 mm. 7/17 growth in Mets
MSS, KRAS-mut G12D; TP53;
Completed 12 rounds Folfox/Avastin + Oxi 11/16 to 5/17
8/17 Start Xeloda + Avastin
CT Scans: 11/16; 1/17 lung mets/colon shrinkage; 5/17 colon & lung met shrinkage, 7/17 disease progression lungs/colon
CEA: 16 - 11/16; 4 – 12/16; 0.5 – 2/17; 0.6 - 5/17; 2.6 - 7/17

jhocno197
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby jhocno197 » Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:36 pm

I am so sorry.
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

DebZ
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby DebZ » Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:56 pm

I'm so sorry for your loss. My mom went from fine to gone within half a day. The suddenness was shocking and still is, even though we know it was also a blessing. Hoping you hold onto the good memories.
48 @ diagnosis Sept 2014
MSS; Kras mutant G12D
Oct 2014: right hemicolectomy
Dec 2014: Folfox 12 treatments (lots of reductions in oxaliplatin and ceased before end)
June 2015: clean scans
Sept 2015: scans reveal ovarian mass and liver met; Folfiri
Jan 2016: liver wedge resection and complete hysterectomy
April 2016: multiple lung mets; Folfiri+Avastin
June 2017: lung mets growing; switching to Folfox+Avastin

DarknessEmbraced
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby DarknessEmbraced » Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:27 pm

My deepest condolences to you and your family for the loss of your wife.*hugs*
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

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trapbear
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby trapbear » Tue Aug 01, 2017 3:59 pm

I am so sorry for your loss.
Husband Dx with Stage 3 CC in Dec 07
Xelox Jan-July 08
Lung mets Jan 09
Folfiri plus Avastin Mar-May 10
5FU plus Avastin May 10-current
2 liver mets March 13, continue 5 FU & Avastin
liver RFA Oct 13, hospice June 14, at peace Sept 2, 2014

Lee
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby Lee » Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:06 pm

I too am so sorry for your loss.

May she rest in peace now,

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 - 10 years and counting!

tammylayne
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby tammylayne » Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:20 am

So sorry for your loss. Gentle hugs to you....
51 F
'06 Stage 1 CC,
'10 Stage 3 Rectal

"You never know how strong you are until you have to become your own hero."

TXLiz
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby TXLiz » Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:49 am

I am sorry for the loss of your wife. She is at peace, and I hope time gives you some comfort and peace, also.
Vomiting and blockage 9/19/16 46 y F
R hemi colectomy 9/20/16
Stage 3 B CRC, located in cecum
3 out of 16 lymph nodes positive
perineural invasion/lymphovascular invasion
infiltrating, mod differentiated adenocarcinoma with a mucinous component
separate tumor nodules present in pericolonic adipose tissue
Baseline PET scan clear 9/16 CEA 0.5
FOLFOX 10/16- 3/17
April 16th, CT scan clear. CEA 1.1
Lynch "inconclusive"
Colonoscopy 10/5/2017 clear

SweetC80
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby SweetC80 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:10 am

I'm so sorry for your loss. Many thoughts to you during this difficult time.
My Mom's history
68 years old at diagnoses
12/16 Stage IIIb Rectal Cancer CEA 1.2
1/17-2/17 Chemoradiation CEA 4.4
5/17 Entire Colon (9 non resectable pre cancerous polyps), Rectum and Anus removal Perm Ileostomy Bag
7/17 Starts FOLFOX
9/17 Stage IV 9cm Liver Met plus abdominal Lymph Nods and suspicious Lung Nodule CEA 197
9/17 Starts Irincotecan CEA 160
10/17 Confirmed KRAS Positive CEA 210

Lydia666
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby Lydia666 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:02 pm

I am really sorry. Sending love.
Oct 2012- thyroid cancer
June 2015 Dx@39 yrs- CRC-T3N1M0
No vascular, no perineural invasion
Aug-Sept 2015- 28 rad/chemo 5FU
Oct 28, 2015- LAR- temp ileo, neg. nodes- 0/11
March 2016- 6 rounds Xeloda /positive CHEK2 mutation
May 2016- clear CT
July 2016- ileo reversal
August 2016- DCIS breast cancer
Oct 13,2016 - lumpectomy
Dec 2016 - clean scope
Feb 24,2017- prophylactic double mastectomy
April 2017- clean scope
May 2017 -clean CT scan
Sept 2017 - clean lung scan
Mom to 2 & 5 yrs daughters

NIKMAKMOM
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby NIKMAKMOM » Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:56 pm

I am so sorry about your wife's passing. Hugs to you and your family.
Nikmakmom
~Always Reaching for the SilverLining~ Elkie :D
Age 48 at Dx Wife/Mom to 2 Kids
Stage IV Colon T4a N2a M1b - Mets Liver, Lung, Mediastinum & Lymph Nodes
DX: 10/2014 - Colon Resection
TX: 11/2014 - Folfox/Avastin 7x (DC allergy tx #7)
Chemo 5FU/Avastin (38 rnds) 7/2016
3x Rads to lung met
Immunotx 6x Opdivo Failed CT 8/2016 Significant Progression
9/2016 Irinotecan+ Vectibix 8x Failed-Skin Issue Current: Ongoing Erbitux +Leucovorn/5FU push
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LPL
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Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Postby LPL » Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:00 pm

Dear ebv60,
Like others have said, I’m glad you could be there when your dear wife passed. I’m so very sorry for your loss :cry:
As I understand it you had battled this disease for many years - also being NED for some time.
My DH was diagnosed in 2016 - it is such a hard thing this!
I hate this disease!!! It has taken many of my dear friends already - Please someone make it stop!
Warm hugs to you and I hope good memories will give you strength to go on..
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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