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Wheelerswife

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Another good report
« on: October 02, 2015, 09:06:58 PM »
Back story for those who don't know...12 days after my second husband died I started having medical issues and 4 weeks later I had major surgery.  Among some routine expectations, I was found to have a rare and aggressive cancer, called leiomyosarcoma.  Fortunately, it was caught in Stage 1, but growing fast.  This cancer is chemo-resistive, and research shows that chemo doesn't impact recurrence of cancer or life expectancy in Stage 1 cancer....which for me was less than 50% chance of surviving 5 years.  Recurrences are common and to be expected.  Fortunately, I have only been under close surveillance with repeat CT scans since my surgery.  It seems I'm ahead of the odds, but today, over 19 months since surgery, there is no detectable cancer. I'm home from Houston, ready to put cancer out of my mind until after the winter holidays, when I go back again for more scans.  My oncologist is optimistic. Sigh.

Maureen
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lcoxwell

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2015, 09:14:26 PM »
I am so glad to hear that you had good news! Many, many hugs to you, dear lady.  ;D
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Quixote

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2015, 09:22:10 PM »
Such good news!  Optimistic Oncologist is a lovely alliteration.   

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2015, 10:32:52 PM »
Wonderful news!
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twistedmensa

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2015, 01:34:20 AM »
I am so glad to hear that. High-five!!

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2015, 07:09:51 AM »
Fantastic news!  So happy to hear it!  xoxox

Callobg

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2015, 07:14:04 AM »
Awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome news!
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Lmsmdm

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2015, 07:34:59 AM »
Yay!!!! Love the good new!!
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donswife

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2015, 07:43:26 AM »
wonderful news !
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SimiRed

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2015, 08:17:06 AM »
So happy to hear the scans showed no detectable cancer!!!  Fantastic News!
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cathyr

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2015, 12:14:09 PM »
This is AWESOME news!  With your devastating losses, you deserve some good things to come your way.  So very happy for you!  :)

Momtojandj

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #11 on: October 03, 2015, 12:43:49 PM »
Awesome news!
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mmg19

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2015, 02:24:38 PM »
I love good news and this is the best of the best. 

patriciad

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2015, 02:35:12 PM »
So glad you have gotten such good news!

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momtokam

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Re: Another good report
« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2015, 02:53:56 PM »
Such good news Maureen!!!!