Update from Riki's Wife

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DarknessEmbraced
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Re: Update from Riki's Wife

Postby DarknessEmbraced » Sat Dec 17, 2022 8:56 am

I'm very sorry for the loss of your husband. *hugs*
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! :)

skb
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Joined: Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:00 pm

Re: Update from Riki's Wife

Postby skb » Tue Jan 24, 2023 3:04 pm

Ruth,
I am really sorry for your loss. Riki was a source of hope and inspiration to me. I used to read all his posts . Both he and I were diagnosed at the same time. I still can't believe he is gone. Hugs
Sree
3/21/17: Dx T3N0M0-mid rectal 4.5cm
4/18 to 5/22/17: chemoradiation- Xeloda and daily radiation (25 doses)
6/28/17: clean biopsy, clean scans
8/09/17: MRI - no evidence of tumor, no surgery, starts wait and watch
8/17/17 to 12/1/17: Folfox
8/19 VATS wedge - 1cm lung nodule
7/17/21- Clean CT, CEA 15.6 !
8/24/21- PET , biopsy finds metastasis along obturator lymph nodes
10/1/21- Surgery to remove metastasis , 12 rounds of FOLFIRI -ended 4/22
4/15/22, 9/6/22. 1/20/23- Clean scan, normal CEA


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