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impactzone's picture
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Joined: Aug 2006

As a pretty old timer here now, I am sorry I do not post as much as I should. Dx 2006 and now 2.5 years clear after 4 thoracic surgeries, liver surgery, colon surgery, 10 months of folfox, and a couple pulmonary embolisms... many of you are going through worse and I understand the loss, unfairness and pain. It was important to me to see some success and for whatever reason, things are going well right now. CT scan at Stanford showed NED and CEA under 1. This has now been 2.5 years since the 4th lobectomy in Nov 2011,  I wish I had a receipe for all, I know I didn't eat as well as others, pray as hard, exercise as much or deserve the succes. Here are the things that may haved helped or at least didn't hurt only for me:

1. Fight for surgery when you can get it.

2. Take 1 aspirin a day

3. Get rid of refined sugar

4. Surround yourself with as much positive as you can

5. Really hate cancer

6. Eat well, drink lots of tea, eat sushi a lot

7. Keep working and being interested in some things ( surfing, skiing, technology)


All my best to the heros each of you are every day.


lp1964's picture
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Joined: Jun 2013

That all sounds good. Stay healthy and see you at the next mile stone.


ron50's picture
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Joined: Nov 2001

Congratulations Chip , Modesty aside you have travelled a road as rough as any. You have always been dignified and acted with sensitivity to all on this board. For the sake of yourself ,family and friends I hope you continue to live a long and active life and continue to achieve your goals ,Ron.

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Joined: Oct 2011

Great news Chip. I am happy for you.

johnnybegood's picture
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Joined: Oct 2008

im so happy for you there is no rhyme nor reason why some of us do good and some of us dont it is my belief that our bodies are all different and that God has a plan for all of us and the best we can do is just love one another.thanks for stopping by and i wish you the best....Godbless...johnnybegood

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Joined: Aug 2012

Great news...thanks for sharing.

annalexandria's picture
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Joined: Oct 2011

Thanks for sharing the good news!


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Joined: May 2011

I am soon approaching my 3.5 year scan and good news helps relieve scan anxiety. Happy for you. And prayers for continued good health.

YoVita's picture
Posts: 590
Joined: Mar 2010

Such great news for you.  You know how helpful it is to hear good news so thanks for posting.  I love your list.  You're absolutely right - there is too much randomness to this disease but we do what we can.  

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Joined: May 2008

good to hear from u im glad all is good




Kathleen808's picture
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Joined: Jan 2009

Chip my friend,

It is so good to hear from you.  I am so very, very happy to hear that your scan was good!  I truly celebrate with you!




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