Have yourselves a merry little Christmas!

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December 24, 2014 at 9:09 am  #1267673    
Dr West
Dr West

I just wanted to wish everyone who celebrates it a Merry Christmas!

-Dr. West

December 24, 2014 at 5:50 pm  #1267675    

fides

Merry Christmas to you Dr. West and thank you for everything you do in providing help to all of the unfortunate folks with lung cancer.

Carol & Steve


Wife 64 never smoker 12/11-DX NSCLC Aden, small left pleural eff
12/9/11-CT scans-3cm mass left lung,”innumerable nodules in both lungs under 5mm”
12/20/11-PET scan 3cm lower left lung mass, mets both lungs, extensive osseous mets
12/14/11-biopsy-neg for EFGR,ALK,ROS1,KRAS,BRAF mutations
12/21-Begin Alimta(pemetrexed) 3 wk intervals
2/12-MRI brain,2 lessions 2.5mm&2.0mm,does not appear to be brain mets
12/11-8/12-blood serum markers CEA 403.7 to 8.9,CA-19 5210 to 32
12/11-10/24/12 – 14 sessions of Alimta in 3 wk intervals
10/24/12-4/3/13 – Chemo Break
1/7/13 – CT scan stable – No progression, 5mm loculated effusion upper left lung
2/18/13 – 4/1/13 – Increase in CEA 7.1 to 35.0, other blood numbers normal
4/3/13 – 5/29/13 – 3 more sessions of Alimta (17 Total)
4/9/13 – MRI Brain – No mets
6/12/13 – CT scan – Large pleural effusion at site (lower left lung) of primary tumor, all other mets stable/regressed – 6/14/13 – Thoracentesis – drained 600ml of fluid – 6/28/13 CT scan stable w/sm effusion – 7/1/13 18th Alimta infusion (18th)
7/17/13 – VATS procedure – drained 500ml fluid, pleurodesis, biopsy/wedge resection left lung – all fluid & tissue benign
8/2013 – 10/2013 – Gemzar on 3 wk schedule – Progesssion
11/2013 – 1/2014 Carbo/Alimta 4 sessions – Slight regression
2/12/2014 – CT scan – stable, Biospy performed for MPDL3280A clinical trial
3/17/2014 – MRI brain scan as prep for MPDL3280A clinical trial – 6.5mm met & abnormal thickening in top of skull
4/3/2014 – SRS to 6.5 mm met
5/8/2014 – MRI – New 3 mm met to brain
5/15/2014 – 19th Alimta infusion
6/4/2014 – 5th Carbo/Alimta
6/23/2014 – MRI – stable Next Generation Sequencing Report – HER2/ERBB2
8/15/2014 – Afatinib
10/30/2014 – Progression – Added Alimta – then stable
4/15/2015 – Progression
4/28/2015 – Opdivo
5/26/2015 – Stopped Opdivo due to progression & significant increase in symptoms
6/10/2015 – Docetaxel/Cyramza – Progresson
10/16/2015 – Passed

December 24, 2014 at 8:19 pm  #1267676    

bob4beth

Happy Holidays to all of my fellow Grace voyagers. May 2015 bring you good health, prosperity and peace.

Bob4Beth


Sept 2012 my wife Beth was, 64 year old non-smoker dx stage 4 Adinocarcinoma NSCLC EGFR + with mets to liver, bones and brain. Sept 2012 operation to replace right hip damaged by bone met. Sept 2012 5 DVT found in legs. Started Lovinox. Oct 2012 started Tarceva 150 mg per day. January 2013 surgery to stabilize right femur followed by 10 radiation treatments. April 2013 radiation treatments to left femur. May 2013 dx LMD. Started pulse dosing Tarceva 1,500 mg/wk. Sept 2013 we lost Beth.

December 24, 2014 at 8:23 pm  #1267677    

bob4beth

Please pardon my gaff. I knew it as soon as I sent it. May 2015 bring you good or “improving” health…


Sept 2012 my wife Beth was, 64 year old non-smoker dx stage 4 Adinocarcinoma NSCLC EGFR + with mets to liver, bones and brain. Sept 2012 operation to replace right hip damaged by bone met. Sept 2012 5 DVT found in legs. Started Lovinox. Oct 2012 started Tarceva 150 mg per day. January 2013 surgery to stabilize right femur followed by 10 radiation treatments. April 2013 radiation treatments to left femur. May 2013 dx LMD. Started pulse dosing Tarceva 1,500 mg/wk. Sept 2013 we lost Beth.

December 25, 2014 at 6:57 am  #1267678    
catdander forum moderator
catdander forum moderator

Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2014 at 9:04 pm  #1267682    

sc01

A Very Happy Holiday season and Merry Christmas to Dr. West, the wonderful Grace Team and my fellow warriors!!

December 26, 2014 at 5:12 am  #1267686    
JimC Forum Moderator
JimC Forum Moderator

Lisa and I hope everyone in our GRACE family had a very Merry Christmas!

JimC
Forum moderator


Jul 2008 Wife Liz (51/never smoker) Dx Stage IV NSCLC EGFR exon 19
4 cycles Carbo/alimta, 65% shrinkage
Tarceva maintenance
Mar 2010 progression, added Alimta, stable
Sep 2010 multiple brain mets, WBR
Oct 2010 large pericardial effusion, tamponade
Jan 2011 progression, start abraxane
Jun 2011-New liver, brain mets, add Tarceva
Oct 2011-Dx Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis; pulsed Tarceva
At rest Nov 4 2011
Since then: http://cancergrace.org/blog/jim-and-lisa

December 27, 2014 at 10:42 am  #1267701    

cards7up

Sorry I missed this one, hope you had a wonderful Christmas with your family and a very happy and prosperous New Year! Take care, Judy
P.S. here’s to finding the cure for Lung Cancer!!


Stage IIIA adeno, dx 7/2010. SRS then chemo carbo/alimta 4x. NED as of 10/2011.
Local recurrence, surgery to remove LRL 8/29/13. 5.2cm involved pleura. Chemo carbo/alimta x3. NED

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