@swirdfish --that was just my own terminology. I am not sure what the R status was, but assuming it was clean. Here is what the notes from the doc said:
9/27/16 - MRI of the pelvis, showed a 4 cm tumor, in the mid rectum, stopping 4 cm above the anal verge, no abnormal adenopathy seen, this was staged as T2, N0, M0 rectal carcinoma.
10/25/16 - Per MDT consensus, patient underwent laparoscopic/APR, loop ileostomy, operative report showed mid rectal cancer with tumor above peritoneal reflection.
10/25/16 - rectal specimen showed moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma with ulceration, 2.5 cm, extends transmurally and reaches perry intestinal adipose tissue. Radial margin is located less than 1 mm from carcinoma, lymphovascular invasion seen, perineural invasion seen, 9 of 38 lymph nodes positive for metastatic adenocarcinoma. On mesenteric tumor deposits seen, stage IIIc, adenocarcinoma of the rectum, pT 3, pN2 B, p.M0. Microsatellite stable, K-ras, NRAS, BRAF testing shows no mutation.
M 35 yr
DX Rectal Cancer, 10/16 (symptoms Feb 2016)
Dx stage 2 - Surgery Oct 25 201 Loop ileo w/ j-pouch
Close margins within 1mm
9/38 lymph nodes involved on path / Stg IIIc,pT4, pN2 B, p.M0. MSS, K‐ras, NRAS, no mutation
Started Folfox - 3rd Treament, Dec 30th 2016 Cardiac Arrest - Lucky to be part of the 6% to survive!
S-ICD installed / Port Removed
Vaccine Clinical trial at UPMC - last shot June 2017
Reversal 8/1/17 - Praying this is it!