Clear CT results!

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AmyG
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Clear CT results!

Postby AmyG » Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:01 pm

So, had a CT on Wednesday and the results posted to mychart today. Last one was in September and I had an enlarged lymph node in my armpit. That's decreased in size, they didn't even measure it. Everything else is as it should be.

So, clean colonoscopy this summer, clear CT and last chemo tomorrow. After that I goi in to surveillance mode! :D
42 dx @ 9wks pregnant w/baby #8 8/18
Sigmoid colon resection 9/18
Adenocarcinoma, G2, T3N0M0..or so we thought
KRAS/BRAF wild
Liver biopsy is malignant, stage iv now boys!
Delivered healthy baby 3/19
FOLFOX + Avastin 5/19
CEA 167 to 24 after 4 rounds
Liver resection 8/28/19
NED!! CEA 2.3
CEA 5.8 idk wtf is up with that, but everything else is clear!
CEA 3.7 make up your damn mind...
CEA 1.5 that's a new low!

Siti
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Re: Clear CT results!

Postby Siti » Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:17 pm

Awesome news Amy! I wish that you’ll stay NED forever!
Wife of DH (54) DX on 5/7/19
CEA value: 1.2
T loc: Sigmoid
T type: Adenocarcinoma
T grade: G3
Pos LNs: 30/31
Wild Type for KRAS, NRAS and BRAF
19/7/19 PET-CT Scan: Distant lymph nodes (para-aorta, neck & hip), est. size 0.5-1.5cm.
22/7/19 Surgery: Laparoscopic Colon Resection
26/8/19 Chemo: CAPEOX + Avastin x 9
6/11/19 CT Scan after 3rd cycle, all nodes have shrunk! Yay!!

DarknessEmbraced
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Location: New Brunswick, Canada

Re: Clear CT results!

Postby DarknessEmbraced » Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:42 pm

Congratulations! :D
Diagnosed 10/28/14, age 36
Colon Resection 11/20/14, LAR (no illeo)
Stage 2a colon cancer, T3NOMO
Lymph-vascular invasion undetermined
0/22 lymph nodes
No chemo, no radiation
Clear Colonoscopy 04/29/15
NED 10/20/15
Ischemic Colitis 01/21/16
NED 11/10/16
CT Scan moved up due to high CEA 08/21/17
NED 09/25/17
NED 12/21/18
Clear colonoscopy 09/23/19
Clear 5 year scans 11/21/19- Considered cured! :)

Punky44
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Re: Clear CT results!

Postby Punky44 » Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:35 am

Great news!
Caregiver to my amazing mom (68 at dx)
10/1/18 DX with rectal cancer; CEA 17
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
6/28/19 Reversal and port out
CEA 2.1; 1.9; 2.6; 2.8; 2.3
Latest update: 6/20–Clear CT, normal CEA

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

Deb m
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Re: Clear CT results!

Postby Deb m » Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:13 pm

Great news!

Gravelyguy
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Re: Clear CT results!

Postby Gravelyguy » Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:24 pm

Super, keep on living life!

Dave
6/17 dx mRC t3n1m1 very low rectal tumor 2 liver Mets 1.3 cm and .9 cm

6/17 begin 4 rounds Folfox w/Vectibix
9/17 short course radiation
10/17 rectal and liver resection LAR with coloanal anastomosis (no rectum left)
11/17-3/18 8 rounds Folfox
6/18 still NED!! Takedown
8/28/18 still NED! CEA .8 new low for me
10/18/18 colonoscopy clear
12/12/18 clear scans, CEA .9 still NED!
6/11/19 clear scans CEA 1.0
12/19/19 clear scans CEA 1.0 still NED!
6/17/20 clear scans CEA 1.1 still NED!

AmyG
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Re: Clear CT results!

Postby AmyG » Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:37 pm

Change in plans, bloodwork didn't cooperate so I'll ring the bell NEXT Monday. I'm okay with it. CEA rose a little, was 5.8 up from 2.3. I'm not sweating it though since everything else is clear!
42 dx @ 9wks pregnant w/baby #8 8/18
Sigmoid colon resection 9/18
Adenocarcinoma, G2, T3N0M0..or so we thought
KRAS/BRAF wild
Liver biopsy is malignant, stage iv now boys!
Delivered healthy baby 3/19
FOLFOX + Avastin 5/19
CEA 167 to 24 after 4 rounds
Liver resection 8/28/19
NED!! CEA 2.3
CEA 5.8 idk wtf is up with that, but everything else is clear!
CEA 3.7 make up your damn mind...
CEA 1.5 that's a new low!

stu
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Re: Clear CT results!

Postby stu » Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:46 pm

Great scan news . Time to celebrate.
Stu
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 .

Claudine
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Location: Montana

Re: Clear CT results!

Postby Claudine » Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:48 pm

Woo ooo!! Have you scheduled that new tat' yet?
Wife of Dx 04/18 (51 yo). MSS, KRAS G12A
No primary (involuted?)
Lytic tumor L4 vertebrae, EBRT 04/18, SBRT 02/19
Resect small intestine 05/18 (no cancer - Crohn's)
Failed adjuvant Xelox
Folfiri + Avastin 03/19 to 01/20
6.7 cm left adrenal mass 03/19, successful resection 02/20
CEA since 03/19: high 58, low 3.2, now 4.4
Scan 03/19: Multiple small lung nodules up to 5mm
Scan 12/19: one 1mm stable nodule
PET 04/20 uptake by L4
L3-L4-L5 fusion surgery and residual tumor removal 05/20

Cured
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Location: MO

Re: Clear CT results!

Postby Cured » Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:44 pm

OK Amy!
Continue to get well & stay NED.
5-08:Stg 3 Rectal: 6/14 Nodes
Ace Surgn Remvd 90%Rectm,lots of Colon-Full Incision
Ileo Rev'd 6 Mos.
Radiatn+5fu Pre-Surgery
FOLFOX 8 CyclDone 1-09
Clear Scope 8-17; CEA 2-18
Glory to God! Healed by prayers of many: for 10 yrs
7-18: tumor pressing against brain Removed
Metastatic to lung. CEA 6.9
Folfiri
CEA to 4.5 after 1 chemo
After 8rds CEA 3
CEA 1.8, 2.3,1.7,2.2,5.7,5.3
12 rds Folfiri
Avastin evy 3 wks
Seizure Anti-seiz meds work-no driving for 6 mo
4-20PET: Lung spots=Chemo

debb
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Location: NJ

Re: Clear CT results!

Postby debb » Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:03 am

So happy for your clear scan!!! Great news!
Stage 3C, Dx at 42, mom of 4
Colon resection 7/08
Folfox 9/08-2/09
Met to right ovary, both ovaries removed 7/10
HIPEC 8/10
VATS 7/12, 2 nodes, right lung
10/14 3 lung nodes, Stivarga clinical trial
3/15-7/15 Folfiri & avastin for lung things
Break! One+ year of freedom
8/16 Folfiri & avastin..lung things again
Break! 10 months of freedom
1/18 rib mets, radiation, folfiri & avastin
1/19 rib mets again, radiation, folfiri & avastin

michelle c
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Re: Clear CT results!

Postby michelle c » Thu Dec 12, 2019 3:28 am

Hi Amy,

I’m an old timer and don’t post much anymore but I do pop in here from time to time.

Great news about your scan and I hope your slightly raised CEA is nothing to worry about. The times I worried about my raised CEA only to have it go back down with the next test :o Are you getting it checked again soon?

Hope your last chemo goes well next Monday.
25 May 09 Dx with CC (sigmoid colon) 2 days after my 44th b'day
CEA prior to surgery 4.7
3 Jun 09 LAR - Stage III 3/10 lymph nodes
6 Jul - 10 Dec 09 12 cycles FOLFIRI
Genetic testing - inconclusive for Lynch
Jul 12 port removed & hernia repair

AmyG
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Re: Clear CT results!

Postby AmyG » Thu Dec 12, 2019 4:49 pm

Next check should be in 3 months.

Unfortunately, I'm losing my oncologist. For some undisclosed reason, she's leaning UAMS. I credit her for getting me to NED status and hopefully my next doctor will be just as good.
42 dx @ 9wks pregnant w/baby #8 8/18
Sigmoid colon resection 9/18
Adenocarcinoma, G2, T3N0M0..or so we thought
KRAS/BRAF wild
Liver biopsy is malignant, stage iv now boys!
Delivered healthy baby 3/19
FOLFOX + Avastin 5/19
CEA 167 to 24 after 4 rounds
Liver resection 8/28/19
NED!! CEA 2.3
CEA 5.8 idk wtf is up with that, but everything else is clear!
CEA 3.7 make up your damn mind...
CEA 1.5 that's a new low!

michelle c
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Joined: Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:58 am

Re: Clear CT results!

Postby michelle c » Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:41 pm

Hopefully, it will be back to where it was at your next test.

Oh no, your oncologist is leaving :shock: They get to know us and know our history, and we get to know them and put our trust in them when we are most vulnerable. Hoping that you are happy with your new onc and that they will look after you just as well. I’m sure they will and it will work out to be just fine.
25 May 09 Dx with CC (sigmoid colon) 2 days after my 44th b'day
CEA prior to surgery 4.7
3 Jun 09 LAR - Stage III 3/10 lymph nodes
6 Jul - 10 Dec 09 12 cycles FOLFIRI
Genetic testing - inconclusive for Lynch
Jul 12 port removed & hernia repair

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Atoq
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Re: Clear CT results!

Postby Atoq » Fri Dec 13, 2019 2:55 am

Congratulations! :D

Claudia
1972, 2 kids
Dx rectal cancer 10.2017
T3N2aMX (suspect met left lung 8 mm)
Lynch neg
CEA 1.8
Neoadjuvant chemoradio Xeloda + 25x2 Gy
05.12.17 laparotomic surgery for blockage, colostomy
25.01.18 laparotomic lar, hysterectomy, ileostomy
05.03.18 core needle lung biopsy , stage IV
07.05.18 CAT scan, lung met 11 mm
04.06.18 ileo reversal
26.06.18 wedge VATS
24.08.18, 31.02.19 CAT scan
12.09.18, 06.02.19 scope, CEA 1.6
19.11.18 colonscopy
20.08.19 CAT, eco
13.09.19 scope, CEA 1.2
18.03.20 CAT, eco, scope, NED


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