Feeling nervous, that time again

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Hopegirl
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Location: Modesto ca

Feeling nervous, that time again

Postby Hopegirl » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:12 am

Hi everyone! It’s been awhile since I post anything but I come here every other night to read. I have my next scan this Friday, and feeling of course scared :(
Sigh! Hasn’t been easy not thinking about it . I hope to stop worrying so much and all the time soon . Please pray for clear scan. Thank you
Diagnosed 10/11/17 at 46 years old . Now 47. 4 kids 26,22,12,11
Colon cancer Stage 3b 5/26 lymph nodes positive
Surgery 10/19/17
Cea 0.6 11/15/17
Finished last Xeloda pills 6 cycles 4-10-2018
Did only 3 infusions of oxilaplatin due to bad neuropathy
5-8-2018 Cat Scan clear
5-8-18 Cea 0.6
5-10-18 Port removed
8-7-2018 Cea 0.7
11-13-2018 Clear Scan
11-13-2018 Cea 1.4
12-11-2018 Clean colonoscopy
3-13-2019 Cea 0.8
Pray for NED Always

stu
Posts: 1132
Joined: Sat Aug 17, 2013 5:46 pm

Re: Feeling nervous, that time again

Postby stu » Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:57 am

Certainly will.

Here’s to good news and reduced anxiety.

Take care,

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 .

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juliej
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Joined: Thu Aug 05, 2010 12:59 pm

Re: Feeling nervous, that time again

Postby juliej » Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:36 pm

I'll be thinking of you on Friday, Hopegirl, and sending lots of prayers for another clear scan!!!

Juliej
Stage IV, liver/lung mets 8/4/2010
Xelox+Avastin 8/18/10 to 10/21/11
LAR, liver resec, HAI pump 11/11
Double lung surgery + ileo reversal 2/12
Adjuvant Xeloda 3-9/12
VATS rt. lung 12/21/12 - benign granuloma!
NED 3/17/12 to 3/18/2019, CEA<1

natelaugh
Posts: 46
Joined: Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:40 pm

Re: Feeling nervous, that time again

Postby natelaugh » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:12 pm

Hi,

I noticed from reading people signature on here, when CEA is below 1.0, usually there is not detection of cancer. Good Luck!!

nate.
Caregiver to 80M
DX:CC,RC,desc
11/2018 rightPain
1/19/19 scopy,path
1/23 CTscan
2/19 surgery
2/26-2/28 NGTube
2/28-3/14 TPN bc ileus
3/2 2nd surgeryCloseOpenWound
3/4-3/28 woundVac
size: 6cm Adenocarcinoma
grade Poorly
Stage IIIC T3N2aMx
PositiveLymph:5of28
BaselineCEA:68
LVI:Y
PNI:N
Surgical margins:clear
MSI:MMR (MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PMS2) Intact nuclear expression
Lynch status:N
Laparascopic, partial colectomy
CEA:3/28/19 2.8
Chemo:4/16/19-9/17/19 5FU,12cycles,every 14days,leucoverin,zofran,Dexamethasone

SilverWedding
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Joined: Sat May 18, 2019 5:54 am
Facebook Username: Cynthia Harding Marshall

Re: Feeling nervous, that time again

Postby SilverWedding » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:20 pm

Prayed for you!
5/19 - DH - 50s, RC
5/19 - No spread to liver/lungs, but 4 swollen lymph nodes
6/19 - Stage III
6/19 - Plan is neoadjuvant Xeloda with radiation 6 weeks, then rest 6-8 weeks, then temporary ileostomy

Hopegirl
Posts: 53
Joined: Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:06 am
Location: Modesto ca

Re: Feeling nervous, that time again

Postby Hopegirl » Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:19 am

Thank you so much everyone.
Diagnosed 10/11/17 at 46 years old . Now 47. 4 kids 26,22,12,11
Colon cancer Stage 3b 5/26 lymph nodes positive
Surgery 10/19/17
Cea 0.6 11/15/17
Finished last Xeloda pills 6 cycles 4-10-2018
Did only 3 infusions of oxilaplatin due to bad neuropathy
5-8-2018 Cat Scan clear
5-8-18 Cea 0.6
5-10-18 Port removed
8-7-2018 Cea 0.7
11-13-2018 Clear Scan
11-13-2018 Cea 1.4
12-11-2018 Clean colonoscopy
3-13-2019 Cea 0.8
Pray for NED Always

boxhill
Posts: 265
Joined: Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:40 am

Re: Feeling nervous, that time again

Postby boxhill » Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:55 am

Best of luck!

I hope that you can get your results today, rather than sweating it out over the weekend, and that the scan continues to be clear. :)
F, 64 at DX CRC Stage IV
3/17/18 blockage, r hemicolectomy
11 of 25 nodes,5 of 5 mesentery nodes
5mm liver met removed
pT3 pN2b pM1
BRAF wild, KRAS G12D
dMMR, MSI-H
5/4/18 FOLFOX
Neulasta 6/28
7/9/18 CT NED, 2mm indeterminate lung nodule
11/20/18 CT NED, Lung nodule calcified granuloma. Enlarged spleen.
12/20/18 Liver MRI 5mm liver met and 2 lymph nodes in porta hepatis
12/31/18 Keytruda
6/5/19 Triphasic CT LNs shrunk to normal, Liver node stable
6/28/19 Keytruda paused, predisone for joint pain

Punky44
Posts: 318
Joined: Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:29 pm

Re: Feeling nervous, that time again

Postby Punky44 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:16 am

Praying for you!
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
6/28/19 Reversal and port out

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


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