Celebrating 15 years of survival

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Celebrating 15 years of survival

Postby Surroundedbylove » Fri Nov 17, 2023 1:04 pm

When I was diagnosed 15 years ago the posts on this forum of long-term survival helped me get through the hard treatments. Today it is me posting one of those posts.

Rectal Cancer @ 43, '08
Clinical: T3,N2a,MX (IIIB)
6 wks XELOX & radiation
LAR, colonic j-pouch, & temp ileo '09
Surgical: ypT3,ypN0,ypMX (0 of 20 nodes)
Ileo Takedown ‘09
LARS for 10 years before learning it is finally being studied
InterStim Sacral Nerve Neuromodulator 2019

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Re: Celebrating 15 years of survival

Postby CRguy » Fri Nov 17, 2023 3:02 pm

SBL !!!!!

Thank you for your post and revisiting the forum

Best wishes
Love Peace and Harmony on the Journey

CRguy ... BUTT then ... you already knew that :mrgreen:
Caregiver x 4
Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
17 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
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Re: Celebrating 15 years of survival

Postby DarknessEmbraced » Sat Nov 18, 2023 9:10 am

Congratulations! That's amazing! :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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