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mikew42
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Joined: Mar 2004

I just saw my onc. this morning to go over the PET scan done Tuesday, and I am now officially in remission from stage 4 cancer. Nothing could be seen on the PET!!! In February I had surgery to remove the colon cancer and they discovered two mets to liver. One removed for biopsy, the second which was 2 cm was left to see how chemo effected it. After 5 rounds (15 treatments), I now show no signs of disease and my onc. is now using the magic "cure" word. Going to do two more rounds of chemo and then it becomes a waiting game.

My family and I are off to Yellowstone for the next week. Have a great weekend and keep the faith. Mike

MUGGINS
Posts: 35
Joined: Apr 2004

I'M SO HAPPY TO HEAR YOUR GREAT NEWS.
MY BESTFRIEND/SISTER-INLAW WAS DIAGNOSED STAGE
IV IN MARCH. YOU GIVE ME HOPE THAT SHE CAN
SURVIVE THIS ALSO. HAVE THE VACATION OF A LIFETIME,

MUGGINS

nettie4
Posts: 145
Joined: Mar 2004

glad to here that for you mike. what a relief to hear those words cure and ned. i a too am waiting to hear as i am stage 4 as well. it gives us lots of hope of beating this monster. you take care and have a wonderful and safe vacation.

nettie

bsrules
Posts: 296
Joined: Mar 2004

Hurray!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Bob and Sue here to say, " CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!"
We are so happy for your GREAT news!!!! Have a SUPER vacation!!!!! Hope our luck is as good as your!!!!!!!!! Sue and Bob

carmen07
Posts: 120
Joined: Apr 2004

Congradulations Mike from my hubby and I. Was getting worried about ya. Had not seen your post for a while. Great News and thanks for sharing. Have a great vacation with your family. Lots to celebrate.

sharonM
Posts: 12
Joined: May 2004

Congratulations Mike, this is awesome news. Hope you and your family have a great and deserved vacation. My family and I are off to the East Coast of Canada for a couple weeks of bliss. I plan on doing my own study- a lobster a day for two weeks cures cancer, you just never know! Again enjoy the news and holiday.

Take Care,
Sharon

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kangatoo
Posts: 2115
Joined: Feb 2004

Great news Mike--hey--ah got a lovely leather recliner here in the waitin room for ya--next to the rest of us in rem.Have a great holiday and don't forget us all droolin over your r and r.

Hey Nettie--don't forget to let us know how things are.
lotsa luv--kanga n Jen

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spongebob
Posts: 2600
Joined: Apr 2003

Wooo-Hooo - doin' the happy dance for ya, Mike!

CONGRATS

Have a great time in Yellowstone - say hi to Yogi and Boo-Boo for me and hold on to that pick-a-nik bask-et!

- SpongeBob

lhsteer
Posts: 28
Joined: Jul 2004

Mike how wonderful for you that is what I am dealing with now had tumor removed from colon now dealing with chemo for spots on liver. 2 are in tissue doing the fol fox and avastin having cat scan done in two weeks so will hopefully have some news on 9/2/04. You give me inspiration I have to have surgery when I get done recuperating frome chemo to replace my colon right now have 2 bags one is ilostomy the other was mucus fistual to drain infection that was blocking my colon that is why they couldn't get the spots then they were afraid of infection spreadin this happened all in may in 24 hours.Now just realizing what happened it was so shocking one day to be in control of your life next you are not but hey I made it and beat the odds when they thought I was gonna die on operating table so am blessed just have to wait this whole yr out and pray to the creator for good luck like you have. May the creator bless you and your family. How long were you diagnosed sorry I forgot to ask that. Have a wonderul time and bless you. so happy for you and your family

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nanuk
Posts: 1363
Joined: Dec 2003

congratulations on your beating the beast; let me know if you catch the ranger putting that
medicine-(?) in Old Faithful.. Bud

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