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Bev G

Postby ams5796 » Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:46 pm

I just read on facebook that BevG passed away this week. I don't know any details. It makes me very sad that such a special person was taken from our world too soon again. This is a huge loss for our community. Maybe folks who know more about this will chime in.

My condolences and best wishes to her family and her many friends.



Ann
Stage 3C (or 4?) Rectal Cancer 01/07
2/10 lung mets
3/11 VATS
6/11 VATS
7/13 lung met
2/14 SBRT
NED 8/14
5/17 scan and MRI found treated spine met

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DBF
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Re: Bev G

Postby DBF » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:12 pm

What?? Oh my gosh- I’m shocked. The last post I see on her FB page is on 8/10 asking for prayers for her. She was the first person to respond to me on the board five years ago. We had similar disease paths. Do you know what happened? I feel awful. My condolences to her family. Bev was an enormous support to so many on this board.
6/13 Dx @ 29 Wks pregnant, 42 yo
Adenocarcinoma, mucinous features
7/13 C-sec/col resec/part. hysterectomy
8/13 Pulm embolism
8/13 Liv met
9/13 Liv resect
FOLFOX
CEA UP
ADAPT: Xeloda/Celebrex
2/14 oopherectomy
10/15 obstruction surg
10/17 Scar tissue removal/vsg surg
NED :D
Mom to 3 boys: 20, 8 & 5

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Re: Bev G

Postby Deb m » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:28 pm

She was in remission for a very long time. It must of been something not related directly to her cancer. I too am shocked, for she seemed to be doing very well.

Her family has my deepest sympathy and of course prayers.

Deb m

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Re: Bev G

Postby stu » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:41 pm

So sad for her family . I have to say I am totally shocked . I was just wondering about her last week .
She was a rock to many here .
She was quiet of late but year upon year she helped people .
Thanks for letting us know .
Stu
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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
Oct 2018. Another clear scan .

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Re: Bev G

Postby peanut_8 » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:54 pm

Wow, that is terrible. Such a kind, smart helpful person. Condolences to her friends and family.
Terri aka peanut
diagnosed Jan 14, RC stage 2a, age 56
permanent colostomy
MSS
April 14, 28 chemo/rad with Xeloda
June 14 adjuvant Xeloda 6 rounds
currently NED

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Re: Bev G

Postby Detox » Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:23 pm

Very saddened to hear this. She offered great advice for many years to many on this board.

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Re: Bev G

Postby CRguy » Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:42 pm

ams5796 wrote:Maybe folks who know more about this will chime in.
Ann

Thanks for starting this topic Ann.
I just found out about this earlier from Chris Wills and do not have any further background than what you noted.

I have posted an In Memoriam for Bev and also hope her many friends can let us know more of the story.

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

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Re: Bev G

Postby mobrouser » Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:42 pm

Such sad news to read here. From reading through the forum archives she always had a helpful answer or comment to share. She will be missed.

:cry: mob
CC Dx Oct 2017 @ age 58
Laparoscopic hemi-colectomy Dec 2017
Adenocarcinoma ascending colon – 6cm x 6cm x 2cm, Low Grade, penetrates to peritoneum
T4a N2a M0, Stage IIIC
lymph nodes 6 positive out of 18
FOLFOX started Jan 16 2018; finished Aug 2 2018 (felt like a year)
CEA - 01/15/18 - 2.8; 07/29/18 - 5.3
CT scan Aug 8 2018 - Clear
PET scan Sept 6 2018 (thought about bringing the cat :wink: ) - Clear

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Re: Bev G

Postby Maggie Nell » Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:01 pm

Classic Bev from her third post in this forum.....

The diagnosis is of course shocking, kind of beyond words that have yet to be invented, and breath-takingly scary.
I think for many people it forces us to think about stuff we would much rather have the luxury of thinking about over decades,
not days, or weeks, or months. [...]
You will see that there are tons of people on this board who have lived a really long time with pretty serious cancer.
Let that try to encourage you as you are finding out what is happening.

It encourages me everyday.

This blog and its wonderful people have become a kind of lifeline for me in a very short time.
I read it constantly and have learned a lot and have had a lot of my fears lessened.
Visit here as you want and I bet you will feel less alone, encouraged, cared about and supported.


viewtopic.php?f=1&t=11194&p=83083#p83083

God bless.
DX April 2015, @ 54
35mm poorly diff. tumour, incidental finding following emergency r. hemicolectomy
for ileo-colic intussusception.
Lymph nodes: 0/22
T3 N0 MX

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ANDRETEXAS
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Re: Bev G

Postby ANDRETEXAS » Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:14 am

Bev was always helpful with new people on this forum and the old timers. She was honest, while being pleasant and informative. She knew a lot and was always willing to answer questions and give individual advice to each forum member. I am so sad to hear this and send prayers to her family and friends.
2014
2/10 - Colon resect
2/13 - DX- Stg IIIb
3/7 - Port placed
3/11 - FOLFOX (12 rds w/full oxi)
8/14 - Chemo finish
8/25 - CT- Inc
9/5 - clean PET
12/10- clean CT
2015
3/2 - Clean colonoscopy & port removed
3/4- clean CT
9/21- clean CT
2016
3/23- clean CT
2017
2/22- clean CT
2018
3/21 - clean CT
4/11 - clean colonoscopy

ONE DAY AT A TIME !

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Re: Bev G

Postby Ron50 » Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:20 am

It was with deep sadness that I read the news of Bev's passing. It was totally unexpected for me. I know she has been suffering some strange and difficult to diagnose problems in the past twelve months. I don't think it was cancer related directly but may have stemmed from some long term side effects of her past cancer and her ever present diabetes. She was always a great help to the survivors who also suffered diabetes , she really knew her stuff. I will miss her. Ron.
dx 1/98
st 3 c 6 nodes
48 sessions 5Fu/levamisole
no recurrence cea <.5
numerous l/t side effects of chemo

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Re: Bev G

Postby lovelife789 » Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:09 am

I'm in total shock to hear this!!! She was one of the first to offer me comforting words!! She will be missed!!
F/38 - Dx 8 Mar 17, CEA 80.5
Stage IV Sig. Colon, 6 Liver mets, T3N0M1a, KRAS NRAS Wild, G2=Moderately differentiated
3/17- 6/17 - 6 rounds of FOLFOX + Erbitux - CEA 2.5
7/17 - 1st Liver resect/Colon/Gall, all clear margin
8/17 - 2nd Liver resec
9-12/17' - completed 13 rounds of FOLFOX - CEA 1.0
1/18 - Clear PET SCAN - CEA 1.4
3/18 - Clear MRI - CEA 0.8
6/30 - PET SCAN showed a lung nodule that grew from 5mm to 8mm - CEA 1.0
Aug - VATs done, colon met cfm

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Re: Bev G

Postby chrissyrice » Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:32 pm

I am so shocked to hear this news about Bev.

She was liked and a best friend to so many of us for who have posted here for years.

Always so hopeful and helpful to newbies. Bev, had such a positive attitude even when she faced complications from treatment and going through cancer with her husband as well when he became ill.

I wish peace and comfort to her dear family and friends.

Chrissy
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
6/2016 Stable
9/2016 Stable
12/2016 Stable
3/2017 Stable
Recurrence 6/2017
12/2017 Surgery removed all cancer w/ clean margins
07-27-2018 Cancer-free for 7 months

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Re: Bev G

Postby edinaman » Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:29 am

Such sad news. Bev was so kind and welcoming to everyone. She will be missed.
Jeff
Went in for surgery for a cyst on my bladder, and they found colon cancer growing on the outside of the colon. Got to have two surgeries at the same time! Stage 3, one node involved.

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Re: Bev G

Postby Bob_Weiss » Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:58 pm

She had been Stage4 for many years and I assumed she had been "cured". This reminds me of BROWNBAGGER who also had been Stage4 for many years. Both were regulars on this site and posted messages almost every day, including answering some of my inquiries.

It feels to me like losing good friends.
Stage 3 R/C -1 node+ ( 7/09)
5 wks radiation, 2 wks chemo: 5FU (8-9/09)
Rectal surgery: tumor removal (11/09)
10 rounds Xeloda: 3000mg/daily 1 wk on/1 wk off (1/10-6/10)
Supplements: Aspirin, Calcium, Vit. D3
03/27/17: 7+ yrs. since surgery--still NED


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