Stage 3, likelihood of recurrence after resection & chemotherapy

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Basil
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Re: Stage 3, likelihood of recurrence after resection & chemotherapy

Postby Basil » Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:25 pm

My signature tells my story. Stage 3 and will be released from surveillance at MDAnderson if/when my summer scans come back clean.
40 y/o male (now 43), kids 9 & 12
Dx 3/16/17, rectal cancer s3,t3,n1,m0
PROSPCT trial (FOLFOX in lieu of chemorad)
FOLFOX 4/5/17 - 6/26/17
LAR 7/31/17, temp ileo
pathological complete response
Adjuvant chemo cancelled (IDEA Study)
Ileo reversed 9/25/17
NED
1 year scans - clear
2 year scans - clear
3 year scans - clear

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horizon
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Re: Stage 3, likelihood of recurrence after resection & chemotherapy

Postby horizon » Tue Jan 12, 2021 4:43 pm

Basil wrote:My signature tells my story. Stage 3 and will be released from surveillance at MDAnderson if/when my summer scans come back clean.


Got my fingers crossed for you!
I'm just a dude who still can't believe he had a resection and went through chemo (currently 9 years NED). Is this real life?


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