10 years & 3 days since diagnosis

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Punky44
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Re: 10 years & 3 days since diagnosis

Postby Punky44 » Tue Jan 17, 2023 10:57 pm

Congratulations!
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; 2.4; 3.0; 3.4; 3.1; 3.4; 3.0; 3.1
Latest update: 1/16/23 Clear CT with CEA 3.1

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

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Rob in PA
Posts: 2018
Joined: Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:16 pm
Location: Pennsylvania

Re: 10 years & 3 days since diagnosis

Postby Rob in PA » Wed Jan 18, 2023 8:05 am

Kiwi!!! Oxi-man from the other side of the big blue marble! Great to hear of your anniversary and cheers to many more!

Rob
dx 11/07 crc IIIb @ 39
Xelox/Rad/ temp colostomy
LAR/J-pouch/ temp ileo
Folfox-8
Failed reversal
2/09 liver mets; liver resect/ileo reversal
Folfiri/Avastin - 12
2/11 5 lung mets
Folfiri/Avastin 2011
SBRT 3/12
Lung met 5/13/ said NO to more chemo
SBRT 8/13
2 lung mets 5/14, VATS 8/14, NED

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DBF
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Re: 10 years & 3 days since diagnosis

Postby DBF » Sat Jan 21, 2023 9:27 am

Congratulations!!

So happy to see your post and of course remember your posts from way back when.

Wishing you all the best.

Donna
6/13 Dx @ 29 Wks pregnant, 42 yo
Adenocarcinoma, mucinous
7/13 C-sec/col resec/part. hysterectomy
8/13 Pulm embolism
8/13 Spread to liver
9/13 Liver resection
FOLFOX
CEA UP
ADAPT: Xeloda/Celebrex
2/14 oopherectomy
10/15 obstruction surg
10/17 Scar tissue removal/vsg surg
2019: NED :)
2021: NED :D
2022: NED :)
Mom to 3 boys: 24, 13 & 9

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edinaman
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Location: Minnesota

Re: 10 years & 3 days since diagnosis

Postby edinaman » Sun Jan 22, 2023 5:53 pm

Hi Kiwi. I'm happy to read your positive post. It's been years since we "talked".
Went in for surgery for a cyst on my bladder, and they found colon cancer growing on the outside of the colon. Got to have two surgeries at the same time! Stage 3, one node involved.


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