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... There really is no way of knowing how well a person will do but just to add to encouraging stories, my husband was dx stage 111C nearly five years ago, with 11 out of 18 lymph nodes involved and is doing really well today. ... (8 replies)
... My husband was dx stage 111C nearly five years ago and his prognosis was not wonderful. In addition to that, he had complications during and after surgery. Today he feels extremely well. ... (1 replies)
... am sure your husband's story will help others who are going through this. My husband also has frequent bowel movements several evenings a week and was diagnosed Stage 111C rectal cancer four years ago. He feels well but is presently being monitored for a recurrence as his last scan was not so good. ... (79 replies)

... I agree get a second opinion. My husband was dx July 2003 with Stage 111C (11 out of 18 lymph nodes involved) Surgery took out the rectal cancer and the nodes. I am still a little puzzled as to whether the tumours you mention are the lymph nodes. I would not give up yet at all. I know everyone is different and there are no guarantees but it seems to me they are giving up too... (28 replies)
... My husbands was Stage 111C with 11 out of 18 positive lymph nodes. ... (3 replies)
... My husband was dx nearly three years ago with Stage 111C rectal cancer which means he had a lot of lymph node involvement. He was not given Folfox...just 5Fu and leukovorin for 8 months and radiotherapy for 5 weeks. ... (22 replies)
... Hi Mikosha, I am sure you will get more knowledgable answers than I can give as my husband was dx Stage 111c. He came off chemo after 8 months as he had completed the course. ... (5 replies)
... To encourage you I husband was dx Stage 111C in July 2003. Had complications during surgery so he was in hospital longer than we had expected. ... (22 replies)
... ually added to the cocktail, as CancerDad says but here in the Bahamas, in Canada, maybe Australia and the UK, for the most part, 5Fu and Leukovorin are used for Stage 111 colorectal cancer, keeping the more potent meds for Stage 1V. So it may depend on where you live. My husband had 5Fu for Stage 111c and so far, so good! ... (8 replies)
Colon cancer IIIc
May 24, 2011
... ated with 5Fu with leukovorin. That was nearly eight years ago and he has no signs of rectal cancer. At that time, oxaliplatin was not being widely used here for stage 111 rectal cancer. Sadly he now has prostate cancer! But he is feeling very well, works full time and enjoys a good quality of life. ... (3 replies)
... r. But be encouraged...there are several people on this board, including my husband who were diagnosed some years ago and are doing well today. My husband was dx stage 111C with 11 out of 18 nodes involved. He had surgery, chemo and radiation....all done nearly 7 years ago. ... (3 replies)
... hy they do not recommend that we only use CEA levels as an indication of recurrence but rather use them in conjunction with scans etc. By the way, my husband was stage 111C six years ago and is doing well so far. ... (8 replies)
... anded a scope. He said I was paranoid but scheduled one for me any way. I never got off the trolley. I was operated on next night and pathology showed aggressive stage 111c into six lymph nodes. My colon was very nearly closed off and I was in serious danger of gangrene ,rupture and peritonitis. ... (2 replies)
... Leukovorin five years ago for Stage 111C rectal cancer. He had bad diarrhoea after a few days of each treatment but it was easily controlled with Immodium, so it did not last long each time. ... (3 replies)
... EA has gone up as high as 4.1 and they no longer seem too worried as his scans show no sign of metastases or recurrence. He is a five and a half year survivor of Stage 111C rectal cancer and is doing well. ... (5 replies)
... I am OK, husband five years post stage 111C rectal cancer diagnosis and doing well, and me, two years out of lymphoma diagnosis and doing well! Sorry to hear about the ulcers. ... (6 replies)
... Hi there, :) I'm new to this particular board. I'm wondering if anyone is able to help me. A close friend of mine was diagnosed with stage 111c colon cancer 2 & 1/2 years ago. She had surgery followed by chemo & was fine till February this year when they found a tumour in the buttock which apparently is very unusual! There is no other metastes anywhere else. The... (4 replies)
... My husband was treated for Stage 111C rectal cancer nearly five years ago and still has frequent and urgent bowel movements most evenings and sometimes at other times. ... (12 replies)
... ing in eliminating any cancer cells from his body, the chemotherapy can be debilitating. Every one responds differently but, if your husband is being treated for Stage 1V, I expect his treatment will be quite powerful. ... (6 replies)
... at the treatment plan is. I am sorry you have had such a tough three years. Life can deal us some cruel blows sometimes. Three years after my husband was dx with Stage 111C rectal cancer and had a really rough time, I was dx with lymphoma! Life is not fair! ... (5 replies)

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