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I just had my 5 year appoingments at MD Anderson and all is good. T3N1Mo 5 years ago. Chemo/Rad then IL with no problems. Back to job as firefighter in 9 months and hiking Appalachian Trail. I am doing well and hope all others do the same.

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That is great news!!! Thanks for posting your success. It is important for people just starting their journey to see people like you who have fought cancer and won. 

Best Regards,

Paul Adams

McCormick, South Carolina

DX 10/2009 T2N1M0  Stage IIB - Ivor Lewis Surgery  12/3/2009 - Post Surgery Chemotherapy 2/2009 – 6/2009

Cisplatin, Epirubicin, 5 FU - Three Year Survivor

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Such wonderful news. Give's me such hope for my father who is also Stage3N1M0, s/p IL 4/1/13.  I  wish you many more years of NED!!!!

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That is wonderful news. Unfortunately I did not make it to 3 years before the ******* came back.  My first Back on the AT hike after surgery was in June 2010 and was probably the best trip I have done in my 30+ years of hiking. I have not done the entire Trail but have thoroughly  enjoyed  over 500 miles in New Hampshire, Virginia, N.C. Tennessee, Ga? Maybe our paths will cross one day. Congrats again and happy hiking!

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Hello Skyhawk,

Congratulations on your continuing success. It means such a lot to those of us

trying to cope with this awful disease to hear of your good health.

Keep healthy. God bless you.

Hugs and prayers


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I am so very happy for you and everyone suffering from this disease that can read this wonderful news.  Congratulations!!  

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So happy for you!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

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Great to hear you have fought the devil and won. Keep going. A job well done.

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I love posts like this, thanks for sharing Skyhawk, and good luck with the work.  I've a bit to go before I chalk up 5 years, although I've tried to cram 5 years into the last 12 months ...e.g.  swimming in the South China Sea on Christmas day, New Years in Hanoi, Old Trafford to watch Man Utd, golf in Troon and Old Prestwick where the first ever mjor was held, scottish highlands, sicilian beaches, climbing up Mt Etna this Saturday (fingers crossed is won't erupt ... even if it would be a spectacular sendoff). Anyway, sorry to be going on but I think cramming as much in as body will allow between treatments, is good medecine in itself. It's too easy to forget that there remains a life to be lived.

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So awesome to hear great news like this. Just really really awesome!!!!!!

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Congratulations on beating this SOB down.  Keep on going!!

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