Meds working

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Trying
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Meds working

Postby Trying » Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:56 pm

Mu december ct shows 8 tumors disapeared in liver and this past test showed one shrank by 1 cm. Im happy about no new growth but hoping im not nearing the end on folfox working. Any of you had a soso exam then a better one?

Nicole
38 yr old single mom of almost 2 yr old.
Colon cancer stage IV 10 liver mets and peri metApril 2018
Folfox as of June 2018
Down to 2 mets in liver dec 2018.

Punky44
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Joined: Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:29 pm

Re: Meds working

Postby Punky44 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:34 pm

Just wanted to say yay for the shrinkage/no growth!
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; CEA dropped to 6.2
Short course radiation 3/14/19 - 3/20/19
Robotically assisted laparoscopic LAR 3/21/19
Pathology report says yT2N0M0 with 0/38 nodes

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

Pyro
Posts: 153
Joined: Mon Oct 12, 2015 7:40 pm
Location: Tucson, AZ

Re: Meds working

Postby Pyro » Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:18 pm

Absolutely
Aug 2015- Diag Stage 4 CC with mets to liver (38/m)
Sep 2015- Avastin/Folfox/Iron
Dec 2015-Not a surgery candidate for liver
Jan 2016- Erbitux/Folfiri, 2nd opinion at MDA in TX
Feb 2016 -MDA liver surgery, Dr. Vauthey
Mar 2016 -30% of left lobe rem, PVE
May 2016 - 70% of liver rem
Jun 2016-Rad
Jan 2017-perm colost @MDA
Jul 2017-Erb/FOLFURI
Nov 2017 -Lung & Liver ablations@MDA
Jan 2018 -Xeloda & Avastin mx
Jul 2018-Avast/FOLFURI
Sep 2018-Rad
Mar 2019 - Keytruda, CEA @30, shit still here

Trying
Posts: 152
Joined: Sun May 13, 2018 10:11 pm

Re: Meds working

Postby Trying » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:06 pm

Thanks! I am so grateful
38 yr old single mom of almost 2 yr old.
Colon cancer stage IV 10 liver mets and peri metApril 2018
Folfox as of June 2018
Down to 2 mets in liver dec 2018.

Detox
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Joined: Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:27 pm

Re: Meds working

Postby Detox » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:00 pm

Awesome, did they mention anything about your peri met? If that gets resolved then once again you should be a candidate to have surgery to remove the final few lesions on your liver, or to have it possibly ablated if it's still too close to an artery.

Trying
Posts: 152
Joined: Sun May 13, 2018 10:11 pm

Re: Meds working

Postby Trying » Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:20 am

They are waiting for my liver mets ti shrink a bit more so they could do surgery at same time.
38 yr old single mom of almost 2 yr old.
Colon cancer stage IV 10 liver mets and peri metApril 2018
Folfox as of June 2018
Down to 2 mets in liver dec 2018.


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