On monday evening i attended my post op clinic review, apprehensive ofcourse. The news was the best possible surgical outcome, the tumour mass removed had good clean margins and the 36 lymph nodes were all clear.
For those of you beginning the journey, its not easy, there are rocks along the way..some of mine are listed below....look beyond them and be positive ...in 6-8 weeks i will have a discussion with the oncologist to see if i need the post op chemo.
How are you celebrating?
Counting the days, making every day count.
That’s fantastic news! My husband starts his chemo on 9th jan 2020. He was told he was T2N0M0 on 25th November. We are worried that time is getting on now. Can I just ask you when you where told it had shrunk did they stage it again and tell you what TNM you were?
Good luck to your husband with his chemo and be positive regardless of any side affects, we are all diff as we go through it... but being supportive and positive will carry you both through for sure. Dont worry about the time just focus on whats ahead, there is alot to get through and any concerns do not hesitate to reach out to your specialist nurses. My Chemo was ECX and it was after the pet scan following that they confirmed my tumour had shrunk, i didnt ask to what stage, but i knew the chemo was working before they told me as it wasnt long into the cycles that i started to eat and drink freely...no issues at all with eating...im now four weeks post surgery and all is going well........enjoy xmas , be positive and good luck with the chemo in the new year...
Thank you for replying to me Ricky. This really is a rollercoaster ride isn’t it? It’s good to hear your story so thank you for sharing it with me. Fingers crossed for good biopsy results tomorrow and then getting on with chemotherapy
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