NHMike wrote:.....BTW, I consider all of you as part of my team.
This is so true. Thank you for bringing it up.
Just as a side note on the subject of having your surgeon on your team, I thought once my surgery was done I wouldn't see the surgeon again. Wrong. Not only will she do my colonoscopies, she wants to see me annually to review the previous years tests with me.
CC Dx Oct 2017 @ age 58
Laparoscopic right 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
) - Clear
Colonoscopy Dec 7 2018 - Clear - Next in 3 years?