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BusterBrown
Posts: 221
Joined: Mar 2005

I met with my oncologist this morning and he gave me some good news.  Monday's CT shows that most of my cancer is gone. There are several small lesions on my liver there and several lymph nodes that were large in size and they've returned to their normal size. Other than that, my blood work looks great and my tumor marker is normal. My  plan is to continue w/ chemo, treatments every 3/4 weeks. The extra time between treatment has been a blessing, I feel as though my quality of life is very good.  Moving forward, my treatment will consist of lucevorin, certuximab and 5fu. All in all, I'm very happy with the news and my Oncologist. He and his staff are just terrific. I talked to my Oncologist about dieting and certain diets that are talked about and practiced by some on this board.  My Onc's reply, EAT and eat often.  I've never dieted, I eat well balanced meals and I eat a lot. I call it my SeeFood Diet, if I see it and I like it, i eat it:)  This practice has serverd my well.  December 14, 2004 I was dx'd with Stage IV colon cancer (mets to liver)  and told that I'd have about 2 years to live. Through perserverance and determination I'm still here and plan on being for the foreseeable future.

Head down, full steam ahead...

Buster...

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Trubrit
Posts: 4896
Joined: Jan 2013

  Congratulations! 

You're an inspiration to us all.

Keep on keeping on.

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ron50
Posts: 1721
Joined: Nov 2001

I hope things continue to improve,,,,Ron.

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marbleotis
Posts: 700
Joined: Mar 2012

and more great

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Lovekitties
Posts: 3330
Joined: Jan 2010

So happy for your good news.

May your success continue for decades to come.

Marie who loves kitties

Chelsea71
Posts: 1170
Joined: Sep 2012

Yah!  Wonderful news.  I am very happy for you.  I agree with your doctor. Eat!

janderson1964
Posts: 2215
Joined: Oct 2011

Awesome news Buster. You are a true inspiration.

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Annabelle41415
Posts: 6247
Joined: Feb 2009

That is really good news.  Sounds like your treatments are working well.  Thank you for the update.

Kim

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Momof2plusteentwins
Posts: 507
Joined: May 2012

Love to hear positive stories! I am also stage IV, but only 18 months out from Surgery. Congrats on great scan. I have a PET scan next month, do we ever get over the scanxiety!
Sandy

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lp1964
Posts: 1238
Joined: Jun 2013

...when someone improves the statistical percentages big time. 

God bless,

Laz

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traci43
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Joined: Jul 2007

Hope things continue in this vein.  You are an inspiration to us here.  Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.  Traci

Gavin63
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Love to hear good news. You are an inspiration to all of us. Sending wishes to you for decades of quality living.

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Phil64
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Joined: Apr 2012

Wonderful News!!!  Ditto the happy dance. :-)

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Hooley
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Joined: Aug 2012

What is your tumor marker number?

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