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Phil64
Phil64 Member Posts: 838
edited February 2019 in Colorectal Cancer #1

I’m sitting here, with my IV and REDI CAT drink, waiting for CT Scan. Blood draw is done. 

 

This is is my 12 month scan. How fast a year goes by. If all is good my next scan might be my last. 

 

Comments

  • Trubrit
    Trubrit Member Posts: 5,526 **
    Thinking of you

    As you wait for your results. Always a gut wrenching time. 

    You have been through so much, and suffered; it is wonderful to hear you talk of NED and no more scans. 

    You are in my prayers. 

    Tru

  • Diane_K
    Diane_K Member Posts: 72
    Your story is amazing!  How

    Your story is amazing!  How wonderful that you may be close to ending scans.

  • SandiaBuddy
    SandiaBuddy Member Posts: 1,203 **
    Here's hoping!

    Here's hoping for great results.  Only people with our experience seem to understand what "scanxiety" truly is.

  • Canadian Sandy
    Canadian Sandy Member Posts: 716
    Hope your scan is good.

    Hope your scan is good.

  • myAZmountain
    myAZmountain Member Posts: 417
    edited February 2019 #6
    Hope its "Scantastic" and all

    Hope its "Scantastic" and all the bad stuff is gone!

     

  • Kazenmax
    Kazenmax Member Posts: 454 **
    Fingers crossed this is the

    Fingers crossed this is the last one! 

    Good luck!

    k

  • lhduffer
    lhduffer Member Posts: 90 **
    Hoping for great results

    Prayers sent that the scan is good and you continue to be NED! 

  • beaumontdave
    beaumontdave Member Posts: 1,173 **
    Well I hopefully had my last

    Well I hopefully had my last in Jan., but I try to presume little. I even asked if the onc wanted to do a yearly thing. I guess I liked knowing there were no suprises elsewhere in my torso. He said the elevated cancer risk wasn't worth the view. Since CEA has been useful for me, I'm happy to let a blood test be the "canary in the coalmine". I hope it all works out well for you, Phil, and you don't have to have your mind hijacked by this junk anymore, except to tell a sucessful survivor story to those who need to hear one..........................................Dave

  • Annabelle41415
    Annabelle41415 Member Posts: 6,711 **
    WooHooo

    Waiting for that awesome news and hoping this is it.  The waiting is terrible though.  Can't wait for your follow up post.

    Kim

  • JanJan63
    JanJan63 Member Posts: 2,478
    Oh Phil! I'm excited for you!

    Oh Phil! I'm excited for you! I hope you're doing great!!!

    Jan

  • Kazenmax
    Kazenmax Member Posts: 454 **
    Phil64 said:

    Good News!

    Thank you all for the kind words, understanding, and well wishes. The scans are clear and CEA is under 1.0. 

    I meet with my onc on Monday and will hear about next steps. 

     

    Dave,

    My CEA has also been a good marker. I’m hoping this was my last scan!  But we shall see. Dec 2019 will be five years NED; however. Feb of 2020 will be five years since no chemo. I don’t know how they count it. 

    Wonderful news! NED forever!

    Wonderful news! NED forever!

    k

  • Phil64
    Phil64 Member Posts: 838
    Good News!

    Thank you all for the kind words, understanding, and well wishes. The scans are clear and CEA is under 1.0. 

    I meet with my onc on Monday and will hear about next steps. 

     

    Dave,

    My CEA has also been a good marker. I’m hoping this was my last scan!  But we shall see. Dec 2019 will be five years NED; however. Feb of 2020 will be five years since no chemo. I don’t know how they count it. 

  • Butt
    Butt Member Posts: 352

    Phil, very happy for you. I need to admit that at the same time very envy. I wish it were my story. Butt.

  • Annabelle41415
    Annabelle41415 Member Posts: 6,711 **
    Time to Celebrate

    Time to kick up your heels and celebrate.  Congratulations on the awesome news and for sharing that.  It's always good to see another clear scan.  Awesome.

    Kim

  • JanJan63
    JanJan63 Member Posts: 2,478
    edited March 2019 #16
    Vectibix?

    Phil, was it you that had the same chemo as me? The Vectibix? I can't remember who it was.

    Jan

  • Joan M
    Joan M Member Posts: 409
    So happy for you!

    It's always great to hear when someone beats cancer!  I think they will scan you again and usually don't consider you cured until 5 years has passed.  That's been the case with those I know who've reached that point.  Of course, you know more about it than me.  lol

     

  • ron50
    ron50 Member Posts: 1,723
    congratulations Phil

    May you have a long cancer free life , Ron

  • Twinzma
    Twinzma Member Posts: 236
    Great News!

    So glad your scan went well and your CEA is normal! Congratulations!!!! 

     

  • myAZmountain
    myAZmountain Member Posts: 417
    Fantastic news!

    How great to hear scan is clear and you are NED! 

  • Canadian Sandy
    Canadian Sandy Member Posts: 716
    Way to go Phil!

    Way to go Phil!