GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

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susie0915
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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby susie0915 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:53 am

Praying for a complete recovery. Positive thoughts being sent her way. Thank you for posting.
58 yr old mother of 3 Dx @ 55
5/15 DX T3N0MO/ 2A
6/15 5 wks of chemo/rad
7/15 sigmoidoscopy/scar tissue left
8/15 Pet scan NED
9/15 LAR
0/24 nodes
10/15 Bowel blockage. 3 1/2 weeks in hospital,early ileo rev since
surgery to repair blockage. c-diff inf :(
12/15 6 rds of xelox
5/16 Clear CT lung scarring/inflammation
9/16 clear colonoscopy
4/17 CT 4mm lung nod onc thinks scar tissue
monitored for autoimmune disorder/interstitial lung disease
7/17 no change lung nodule
10/17 Clear CT

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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby Maggie Nell » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:29 am

swinging chooks...
DX April 2015, @ 54
35mm poorly diff. tumour found upon emergency r. hemicolectomy
for ileo-colic intussusception.
Lymph nodes: 0/22
T3 N0 MX

TXLiz
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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby TXLiz » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:46 am

My thoughts are with Beansmama and Beans.

Beansmama, get well soon! You are kicking a@@ and taking names. Larry is finally out out out! Sweet victory!
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

Lee
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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby Lee » Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:42 pm

WriterGirl1969 wrote:***NEW UPDATE - 10/16/17***
. . . Pneumonia is never fun, especially in the hospital, but I think the fact that her liver functions are improving is a great thing. . .
Tracy


I take it as a GREAT sign too. One of her last posts she expressed concern about her liver bouncing back following surgery. It sure sounds it's doing it's best to get there.

You ROCK BEANSMAMA!!

Love and gentle hugs,

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!

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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby Shana » Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:07 am

Thanks for the update, keeping her in my prayers for a speedy recovery!
DX - 12/16
MSS - KRAS wild
Stage IV colon cancer with liver mets
5FU - Failed twice - 1/17 and 3/17
Irinotecan + Cetuximab: 8/17 - 2 wks on, 1 wk off to lessen side effects
CT-Scan 9/1/17. Shrinkage of liver mets (4 measurable) and no bowel blockage (surgery on 6/17 for blockage)
Removal and resection not on the table at this time as long as liver mets remain.
BB- aka colostomy is new high maintenance friend... she was a life saver
Living the new normal day by day :)

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WriterGirl1969
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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby WriterGirl1969 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:09 am

*** LATEST UPDATE AS OF 10/17/17 ***

Just got the latest news on BeansMama - she's eating now (hooray!) drinking thickened fluids, a little loopy and back to cussing up a storm. :D
She still has a bit of a low-grade fever, and appears to have some bile leakage somewhere. I'm unsure what this means in terms of what they'd do for it, and have asked. I'll let you all know what I find out. The best news of all is that she's sitting up in the chair, and they have her standing and pivoting.

YES!!!

Go BM, go BM, go BM... :mrgreen:

All in all, I think this is a WONDERFUL update. Family continues to thank us for all our support, love and prayers. She knows we're in her corner routing for her.

Hugs to everyone,
Tracy
DX 3/4/2016 Colon Cancer; age 46 Mom of 4-yr-old
Stage IIIB: T3N1M0
3/31/16 Left Hemi
4 to 10/2016: Xeloda Monotherapy
CEA: 10/16 0.56, 1/17 0.54
3/6/17 CT clear
NED at 1 year
“If I can help somebody as I walk along, then my living shall not be in vain.”

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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby Robino1 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:52 am

A very wonderful update! Thank you for being the go between. We are soooo rooting for Beansmama. :)
At 54 2014 1st colonoscopy colon cancer detected.
Colon resect right ascending
margins clear. No chemo req
2017
Distended abd, pain in intestines.
CT scan shows seeding
Ascites causing the distention.
Lap diag - cancer on the omentum
CEA 217
CEA 219
PET cancer on the omentum, susp activ right abdomen
FOLFOX started 6/17
CEA 202
Not genetic
8/29/17 CT scan showed excellent melting of the tumor. Chemo is working!
Ascites is gone
CEA: 9/30/17 -109; 10/12/17 - 99.1; 11/4/17 - 90.7

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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby CRguy » Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:58 am

WriterGirl1969 wrote:She still has a bit of a low-grade fever, and appears to have some bile leakage somewhere.

Bile peritonitis will definitely cause a fever and they will be watching to see of they need to do another procedure to seal something up ......

Glad she is doing better overall :D :!:
Still sending MEGA VIBES for healing gently and getting the challenges under control
WORD !

Buy that gal a root beer

CR
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Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
10 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby Lee » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:26 pm

You Rock BEANSMAMA.

Keep it up!!!

Remember, Failure Is Not An Option

Thank you Tracy for the update,

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!

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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby AbbyDoo » Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:50 am

Thanks for the up-date.
Keep up the good fight Beans mama were all praying and sending lots of moejoe your way.
Just think home soon :D
53 yrs old
4/30/15 colonoscopy Mass found
5/21/15 staged 3 C rectal cancer
7/3/15 finished xeloda and radiation 28 rounds
9/30/15 LAR
10/29/15 picc line installed
11/2/15 start chemo 5 fu Oxaliplatin
3/7/16 Finish Chemo
4/29/16 Ileostomy Reversal.
7/13/16 colonoscopy clear.
CRC survivors know there Sh%t

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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby mypinkheaven » Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:21 am

Sitting, standing, eating and cussing. All good!!
MSS, KRAS Wild
9/2012 Colon Cancer IIB Lft Colectomy 0 lymph nodes 0 Chemo
10/2013 CT clear
11/15 CEA 2.7 to 4.6
11/15 Metastasis to uterus. Hysterectomy
2/16 Pelvic radiation - 25, brachytherapy - 3.
4/16 - 6/16 Xeloda
6/16 CT Several lung nodules less than 5 mm.
8/16 CT Nodules still present. Most stable. Some growth
10/16 CT Same ^. Onc recommends no tx :evil:
11/16 Transfer to UCSD Moores Cancer Center
12/16 Folfox + Avastin failed
2/17 Folfiri + Erbitux
8/17 5FU+Erbitux No 5FU bolus

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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby teri3 » Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:30 am

I've been off of here for a while and this is GREAT news to come back to!! Cuss on Beansmama! Sending prayers, good vibes and hugs! and if you need some new cuss words I might be able to help out LOL
Teri
58 yrs old female
MSS KRAS mutation G12V
adenocarcinoma sigmoid colon dx 11-14
sigmoidectomy 11-14
Stage 3A
3 out of 20 lymph nodes involved
started FolFox 1-27-15
11 rounds FOLFOX last one 6-30-2015
7-29-2015 PET clear
5-14-2016 CT 2 nodules one in each lung
Confirmed pulmonary metastasis stage 4
FOLFIRi + Avistin started 8-16 11 rounds complete 12-16
CT 12-16 nodules shrunk chemo break wait and see :?

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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby LPL » Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:22 pm

Thank you kindly Tracy for updates !
Yes - liver test-values getting better, sitting, standing and ’eating’ sounds so so good :D
I hope they can figure out and do something about the fever and the (possible) bile leak.
Lots of positiv thoughts and warm hugs
to BeansMama from me <3
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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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby inorganic8 » Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:15 pm

Beansmama, I think about you every day. This is such amazing, fantastic, awesome, insert other adjectives, news. I am so, so, so happy for you. May your recovery continue at a rapid pace. You inspire us all.
Wife to wonderful man with CRC
Stage IV Diagnosis 1/27/17, Mets to Liver, Omentum, Peri
KRAS Mutation, G12, MSS
Folfirinox 2/8/17, completed 9 rounds
Follow-Up PET 4/13/17 - Very encouraging. Definite shrinkage and 2/3 liver mets resolved.
Follow-Up PET 6/13/17 - Very encouraging. Even more shrinkage.
Folfiri 6/14/17
Follow-Up PET 9/13/17 - Stable Disease

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Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

Postby lpas » Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:43 pm

Thinking of you, Beansmama! Lots of healing thoughts coming your way...
11/14: Dx sigmoid CC @ 45yo
12/14: laparoscopic colectomy, hysterectomy
T3N1bM0, 2/20 nodes, MSS, G2, KRAS(A146T), TP53, SMAD4, ERBB2, CEA 1.0
2/15-7/15: XELOX, celecoxib & many supplements
3/16: Ovarian mass removed. Benign fibroid
9/16: clean colonoscopy
3/17: clean CT
Ongoing: celecoxib, cimetidine & other carefully-targeted supplements
Post-chemo CEA: 3.0, 2.5, 2.3, 2.0, 1.6, 1.3, 1.8, 2.1, 1.8, 2.0, 1.8, 1.9, 1.7, 1.5, 1.6, 1.5, 1.4, 1.4, 1.3, 1.3, 1.6, 1.6
Mom to a 3 & 6yo


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