When I started chemotherapy...

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Re: When I started chemotherapy...

Postby Punky44 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:36 pm

Caregiver to my amazing mom (68)
10/1/18 DX with rectal cancer; CEA 17 at diagnosis
MRI/CT/PET puts staging at T3N2M0
Total neoadjuvant therapy:
8 rounds Folfox 11/5/18 - 2/11/19
Short course radiation 3/14/19 - 3/20/19
Robotically assisted laparoscopic LAR 3/21/19
Pathology report says yT2N0M0 with 0/38 nodes
CEA 4/23: 2.1

Me: 34, first colonoscopy 11/16/18—normal! Come back in 5 years.

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Re: When I started chemotherapy...

Postby Cmarie03 » Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:01 pm

Congrats!! Oh I loathe the lovenox - have to take for a few months bc I got stupid blood clot around my port. But congrats on NED!! I hope to be where you are one day!!
Diagnosed stage IIIC rectal cancer 12/20/18 in ER
4 rounds FOLFOX January 2019-February 2019
Xeloda/Radiation March 2019-April 2019
4 more rounds FOLFOX 6/5-7/17
Surgery sched 8/20/19

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