15 year anniversary clean!

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Hawaii
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15 year anniversary clean!

Postby Hawaii » Thu May 19, 2022 4:33 pm

Colonoscopy, Pet/CT scans , blood work all normal!
So thankful!!
Dx March '07, transverse resection done
stage III, 27 lymph nodes removed- 1 positive
Surgery to remove the 1 positive node
finished chemo Dec. '07, Folfox, Oxal.
NED!! 2022

prayingforccr
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Re: 15 year anniversary clean!

Postby prayingforccr » Thu May 19, 2022 6:06 pm

Holy Cow

Fantastic
11/19: colonoscopy
12/19: diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer 6+cm tumor
1-3/20: 20 sessions of radiation, mon-fri capecetibine+clinical trial drug m3814
7/20: 8 treatmentsFOLFOX
11/20: Primary tumor had complete response.
5/21: Multiple lung nodules (3-6mm) on ct scan
10/21: md anderson gives me 1 year without treatment/3 years with folfiri/avastin (refused)
3/22 No growth in nodules 6 months
8/22 beginning sbrt and immunotherapy
10/22 TIL Therapy

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Kick'nAssCancer'sAss
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Re: 15 year anniversary clean!

Postby Kick'nAssCancer'sAss » Thu May 19, 2022 6:51 pm

Great news.

Just curious why you still getting scans and bloodwork after 15 years.
All I can look forward to is scopes every five years.

Mike
53M Dx RC Halloween 2013
easily the scariest day of my life
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aquarian_asian
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Re: 15 year anniversary clean!

Postby aquarian_asian » Fri May 20, 2022 3:32 am

a positive note to have a fun week end for all of us here. Thanks Hawaai.
Feb 2021 - Dx Stage3B - rectal cancer (Age is 48, Male)
April 2021 - Radiation - for a week (5 mins x 5 days)
May 2021 - LAR surgery
Pathology: G2, LN+ PVI+, Lymph Nodes 5 out of 22
Temporary Ileostomy
Jun-Aug 2021 - Chemo 4 cycles 3 months (CAPOX)
Feb 2022 - Ileostomy reversal

Claudine
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Re: 15 year anniversary clean!

Postby Claudine » Fri May 20, 2022 10:04 am

Fantastic :D :D
Thanks for dropping by!
Wife of Dx 04/18 (51 yo). MSS, KRAS G12A, no primary
Lytic met 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
Multiple small lung nodules (03/19) now gone/calcified
L3-L4-L5 fusion surgery and partial corpectomy 05/20
CEA since 03/19: high 81.1, low 3.2, now 66
MRI 2/11/22: rectal adenocarcinoma pT3 pN0 stage 2A
LAR surgery April 11

DarknessEmbraced
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Re: 15 year anniversary clean!

Postby DarknessEmbraced » Sat Jun 18, 2022 8:18 am

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! :)

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CRguy
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Re: 15 year anniversary clean!

Postby CRguy » Sun Jun 19, 2022 4:22 pm

Hey Hawaii

sorry I missed this on the first pass thru :shock:
Congrats and much success moving forward

Cheers and Harmony
CRguy
Caregiver x 4
Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
15 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
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Koreysue
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Re: 15 year anniversary clean!

Postby Koreysue » Tue Jul 05, 2022 4:56 pm

Excellent news! I am also curious why you are still getting scans. Anyway, Congrats!
Ksue
Dx: 6/2017 stage 3 colon cancer
Sigmoid, 2 nodes
CEA at dx: 6.1
Sigmoid Colectomy/folfox (chemo complete January 31, 2018)
CEA 4/2018: 2.4
CEA 7/2018: 3.7
Colonoscopy 8/2018 clean
PET scan 8/20/18 NED
CEA 11/2018: 3.8
CEA 2/2019: 3.2
CT NED 6/18/2019 / CEA : 3.4
CEA 10/21/19: 3.2
CEA 3/9/20: 3.8
CT NED /CEA 6/17/20: 3.8
CEA 11/4/20 4.6 <——— whyyyy? (will retest in a few weeks)
CT NED 12/1/20 CEA: 3.5
CEA 5/21 4.2
CEA 10/21 3.4
colonoscopy 10/2021 10mm polyp
CEA 4/22 3.7
CEA 7/22 3.8

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cptmac
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Re: 15 year anniversary clean!

Postby cptmac » Fri Jul 22, 2022 7:29 pm

Yay!!! Thanks for sharing!!!
cptmac
As long as you're alive, there is hope.
dx 7/04 stage IV
colon resection 8/04
liver resection 9/04 with HAI pump installed
Stage II trial w irinotecan as systemic and FUDR for direct chemo to liver via HAI pump
Cured since 9/04

Capri
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Re: 15 year anniversary clean!

Postby Capri » Sun Jul 31, 2022 9:33 pm

Fantastic news! May it always be so. I'm very happy for you.
Mom to son 46 yo at Dx (2017)
1/18 Robotic resection, sigmoid adenocarcinoma, Stg. IIIA T3 N1 MX, mod. differentiated, margins clear
2/18 - 7/30/18 Port placed; completed 12 cycles of FOLFOX
6/18 Put on Early surveillance CT,PET scan-normal. Neuropathy has started.
11/18 Clean colonoscopy; 11/20 CT normal.
2019 to 7/22 colonoscopies, CTs neck to groin have been normal.

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Re: 15 year anniversary clean!

Postby Beenumehta » Sun Jul 31, 2022 9:59 pm

What a great news and really encouraging for all of us on the board.
Female age 51 at Dx CRa ~4 cm from anal verge
Blood in stool March 2022
Colonoscopy May 11,2022
Rectum polypectomy 2 cm polyp
Pathology report Mucinous adenocarcinoma, moderately differentiated, involving colonic mucosa with positive margin
MRI and CT scan clear

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