January 28, 2015 at 6:04 pm #86361jathy1125Spectator
Nancy, Congrats to one 5 yearer from another 5 yearer!! We need a new category on this site for 5 plus CC members!! Your news is so exciting because you are battling one of the hardest forms of CC!
Keep inspiring and giving HOPE!!!
CathyJanuary 28, 2015 at 2:37 am #86371RandiSpectator
Hey Chica!! I know we talked already about your good news and your landmark 5 years but wanted to stop by here and say what a miracle you are and how much connecting with you on our journeys has meant to me! You are a rockstar.
-your fellow chica!-January 26, 2015 at 11:34 pm #86372chezwrightaol-comSpectator
Five years is wonderful, Nancy. Did you ever dare think? You are really showing what perseverance can do! Keep it up! So happy to hear the news.
KathyJanuary 24, 2015 at 4:41 am #86370marionsModerator
Nancy…..it always is wonderful to see you on this site. Thank you for sharing this fantastic news with the rest of the world. Congratulations, dear Nancy, you are an inspiration to us all.
MarionJanuary 24, 2015 at 1:21 am #86369mbachiniModerator
Congratulations on such a great milestone! I love the hope you bring to others and I agree wholeheartedly with all you say!! Keep up the good work and keep posting the great news!
MelindaJanuary 23, 2015 at 11:45 pm #86368darlaSpectator
Thanks for sharing your good news Nancy. It is encouraging to others dealing with this disease to hear about long term survivors. So happy for you.
DarlaJanuary 23, 2015 at 10:47 pm #86367herculesModerator
Nancy, congrats on 5 years ! When I first read about cc and it’s stats I was upset to say the least, and statistics stopped at 5 years and the numbers were not very encouraging. I didn’t find this site until I was a six year plus survivor. I have learned so much about this disease, and how blessed we are to have somewhere to talk about concerns. Keep celebrating those milestones ( My liver was resected 9 years ago Jan. 26 ) only once though, you are a trooper, Keep that great attitude, PatJanuary 23, 2015 at 10:01 pm #86366kvollandSpectator
Fire years is awesome. It is such good news to hear that people are surviving this disease. I have been lucky with my husband so far but we are at almost 2 years.
KrisVJanuary 23, 2015 at 6:35 pm #86365gavinModerator
Great news Nancy, thanks for this!! And as you are showing, yes there is hope!
GavinJanuary 23, 2015 at 5:55 pm #86364iowagirlMember
Some people have jumping up and down on the mattress reactions to this kind of news…..and then there are those like I am….who sit here with tears in our eyes. I’m so happy for you…..and so understand your question, “Why me?” from both sides. May the rest of 2015 go as great as January….and all the Januarys after this one.
Julie T.January 23, 2015 at 5:19 pm #86363kris00jSpectator
Great, great news!!! I love reading success stories like this!January 23, 2015 at 3:22 pm #86362lainySpectator
Dear Nancy, first a big YIPPEE followed by a giant WOWSER! What a way to start 2015. You go girl and let’s not forget your amazing attitude. You are a great poster girl for HOPE! Please don’t be a stranger to our Board, others need to hear your words of HOPE!January 23, 2015 at 2:18 pm #10890lulu07Spectator
Hello to all and I hope everyone had a blessed and wonderful holiday season. January 19 was 5 years since I had my first surgery for ICC…. had another resection in 2012 and a Laparoscopy in 2013 where the CC spread to my ovary….I then did a year of GFLIP which is 5 chemo meds given at a slower pace then normal…. scans have been good so I have been receiving maintenance chemo for the last year. It has been only for one day and I did not receive the Cistplatin.
I went for a scan on Jan 12th and everything still looks good( my onc Dr. Hirschfeld said my scan was boring) so I’m down to 1 chemo med for maintenance I will go to my Oncs office have a pump with 5-fu accessed to my port and there it will run for 20 hours and I will take it off! I’ve been doing that for awhile its really a very easy process…..I will only go once a month for this and scan again in another 4 months….I can’t express how truly blessed I feel….when I was first diagnosed I of course asked the ? why me….I still ask myself that ? but now it has a different meaning. Just wanted to post to let people know there is hope…do your homework….have faith and never give up of course my family has been my everything as they always were. This website was invaluable for support, information and so much more…..to all I would like to thank you for always being here just a click away….wonderful to know so many are in your corner!
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