Four years.

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Thetoad
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Four years.

Postby Thetoad » Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:41 pm

Just a quick post. Four years today since surgery. Feeling hopeful. No bad results so far from any surveillance procedures. Waiting for 4 year colonoscopy, due last month but probably now January. Oh well... Love to all.
Emergency extended right hemicolectomy November 2013.
Complete blockage, small perforation.
Stage 2a.
T3N0M0
22 Lymph nodes clear.
No bag.
All CEA tests, CT scans and follow up colonoscopy ok.
Now on yearly appts and 6 monthly CEA tests.
Large incisional hernia repaired with mesh Nov. 2014.
Cellulitus bottom of scar.
CEA 1.4 on 28/7/17
Just passed 48 months since surgery! (November 13, 2013.) All good so far.
27/5/17. Gallbladder removed, open surgery.
Pleasing consultation Feb. 2017
CEA 1.7 on 16/11/17

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CRguy
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Re: Four years.

Postby CRguy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:50 pm

Happy Surgiversary !

Keep racking up those milestones with good results !!!

Cheers 'n Harmony
CR
Caregiver x 3
Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
10 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
Review of my Journey so far

orlar
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Location: oregon

Re: Four years.

Postby orlar » Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:46 pm

Congrats! I hope lots of us can say the same in a few years.
56yo male
DX 5/15/17 CEA 16.2
Right Hemi colectomy 6/8/17
Ascending colon (cecum) 5.8 x 3.9 x .7cm
mod differentiated adenocarcinoma
Stage 3 (T3 N2b M0) 12 of 21 lymph nodes positive
power port on 7/11/17
Folfox started 7/12/17

stu
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Joined: Sat Aug 17, 2013 5:46 pm

Re: Four years.

Postby stu » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:42 pm

Great news Always good to hear.
Stu
supporter to my mum who lives a great life despite a difficult diagnosis
stage4 2009 significant spread to liver
2010 colon /liver resection
chemo following recurrence
73% of liver removed
enjoying life treatment free
2016 lung resection
Oct 2017 nice clear scan . Two lung nodules disappeared

Beckster
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Location: New Jersey

Re: Four years.

Postby Beckster » Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:44 pm

WOW!!! Awesome news....keep it up! I have 3 years to catch up.
57/Female
DX:(CC) 10/19/16
11/4/16- Lap right hemi(cecum)
CEA- Pre Op (1.9), Pre Chemo (2.5)
Tumor type: Adenocarcinoma
Tumor size: 3.5 cm x 2.5 x 0.7 cm
Tumor grade: G3 (surgical) G2 (pre-op)
TNM: T3N0M0/IIA
Positive lymph nodes: 0/24
Lymphovascular invasion
Surgical margins: clear
Lynch- Negative
12/27/2016 - Capeox, anaphylactic reaction to oxaliplatin on first infusion-discontinued
1/2/17 to 6/9/17- Xeloda monotherapy
6/26/17- CT scan NED :D
CEA- 6/17- 3.6, 9/17- 2.8
Clear Colonoscopy 10/17 :D

HoneyJack
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Joined: Thu Nov 13, 2014 11:32 pm

Re: Four years.

Postby HoneyJack » Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:55 pm

Nice.
Wife & mom
Right colectomy 4/2014 @41yrs old
Tubulovillous T2-N0-M0 0/30 nodes (located in Cecum)
Stage 1 colon well-mod differentiated
Lynch negative
NED

5/2014 Chest CT showed enlarged lymph nodes/biopsied Sarcoidosis! (Not symptomatic)
3 incisional hernias fixed 3/2016

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juliej
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Joined: Thu Aug 05, 2010 12:59 pm

Re: Four years.

Postby juliej » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:15 pm

Congratulations on a long run of good results! Thanks for sharing your news! :D :D :D
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 10/2/2017, CEA<1

lcasadonte
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Re: Four years.

Postby lcasadonte » Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:32 pm

Congratulations and thanks for sharing. Hopefully many many more to come!

DarknessEmbraced
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Location: New Brunswick, Canada

Re: Four years.

Postby DarknessEmbraced » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:18 pm

Congratulations! :)
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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