chrissyrice wrote:For good outcomes and better treatment... please see a Board Certified Colorectal Surgeon ... even if it means going to the nearest NCI to be treated.
I am still here today because I drove to a NCI hospital in Atlanta traffic
DX 10-31-09 Surgery 12-1-09 Sigmoid Colon
Stage IIIb T3,N2,MX; Chemo Feb 2010-Aug 2010; 4 rounds Folfox; 8 rounds 5FU +LV
12/2010 PET/CT Scan, Cancer Free
7/2012 CT Scan NED 2 years
10/2013 NED 3 years
8/2014 NED 4 years
Recurrence 6/2015: iliac lymph node(s)
8/2015 Surgery: 3 cm tumor removed+iliac artery graft
3/2016 CT Scan Stable
12/2017 Surgery removed all cancer w/ clean margins
07-27-2018 Cancer-free for 7 months
Deb m wrote:Heads up, be sure the surgeon that will be preforming your surgery is a BOARD CERTIFIED COLO-RECTAL SURGEON. This is very important!
boxhill wrote:According to what I have read, the larger a tubular adenoma gets the more likely it is to have cancerous growth starting within it. It seems as if yours is large enough to be a potential problem. ...
_DivideZero_ wrote: Have the right hemicolectomy scheduled the 28th (25 days from now) .....
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