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I had good news today

I know it's hard proclaiming good news when so many others are struggling with recurrences but it's early days for me. I finished my firstline carbo/taxol a couple of weeks ago, but thought I had a malignant pelvic lymph node. However the PET scan I had recently showed NED!!!! It's hard to take it in but I am so thrilled to have some time to recover my strength after struggling with anemia and breathlessness for the past few months. My husband and I are planning a trip to Italy in March (we live in Massachusetts). My only concern is that CA 125 is not a marker for me so I don't know how I'll know if the beast comes back but right now I am just going to enjoy life!

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Great news! Long May it continue and now go and enjoy life like you never have before.

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Thanks--I know I want to live that way. I get such good ideas and support from you all on this forum.

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Congratulations on your news. I spent way too much time worrying it would come back. Go and have some fun. You don’t need a marker to know if it’s back, your body tells you. Hope your remission is a lengthy one

LA xx

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Thanks, Lily-Anne. I hope you are managing to have good days! You are an inspiration.

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Great news! enjoy yr trip x

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Thank you!!!!!!

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I love Italy. If you haven’t been there before I am sure you will too. Enjoy your holiday.

Fay

Ps whereabouts are you going!

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Venice, Florence, and Rome. I've never been to Venice and my husband has never been to Italy. I am sure it will be wonderful!

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You will love them all. Have a brilliant time both of you.

Fay

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We will--thank you so much.

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We all love good news! Enjoy your trip to Italy!! Vicki x

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Thank you, Vicki!!!

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Great news! Have a wonderful holiday.

Wishing you health and happiness.

Joy x

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Thanks, Joy. I love your name!

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I longed to be called Susan or Linda when I was growing up in the 1950’s. I don’t mind it now. Your name isn’t common either 😘

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congratulations! Go and enjoy your holiday, put cancer out of your mind until your next checkup. Hard to do I know but you can do it! Have a lovely holiday. xx

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Thanks so much--I'm trying to adjust to the idea that it's not ruling my life at the moment.

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Lovely to hear positive news.

Have a fab holiday and go and have some much needed fun xx 🌻

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Thanks--I will!

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Great news , just get on with your life the best you can and try not to worry .Heres to a long remission .xxJulia

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Thank you, Julia.

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That’s fantastic news. So pleased for you. Hope you enjoy Italy. Jo 🌺🌼🌸🌻🌹

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Thanks--I'm sure I will!

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That’s great news , long may it continue 🥂🥂 . Have a great holiday xxx

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Thank you!

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Congratulations on your great news!🍾🎉

Enjoy Italy in the springtime!💐

My CA-125 has also not been any help so far, we just have to be aware of our bodies without being paranoid-easier said than done sometimes!

Relish this time of feeling good and being able to get on with life, it’s a gift for sure.

All the best,

Christine xx

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Thanks, Christine. I do want to let the worry go and enjoy every day while I can.

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Fantastic news! Well Done! Enjoy all your travels xoxo 🎉🥂🍾

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Thanks!

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Fantastic! Don’t worry about recurrence..go out and enjoy your holiday...you deserve it! x

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Thank you xoxox

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It’s always uplifting to hear good news Angie!

I’m sure you will have a fantastic time in Italy - maybe you could send us a photo.

Thank your forbrightening my day.

Iris 😁✈️⛲️🍾🥂💕

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Oops, sorry DELIA 🥴

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Thanks and great idea about the photo. xo

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Sounds fabulous Delia, well done on your good news, been to all those places and they are all fabulous! Grasp every day and enjoy your time,

Love

Carole xx

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Thanks so much!

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Simply the best news, try not to worry about the future, just get out there and make wonderful memories 🌹

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Thank you--that's great advice about the memories! xo

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Wonderful news ! Kick all that anxiety and fear into touch ; it’s been hanging around for far too long . Enjoy every single moment with love and laughter . Italy is waiting for you with open arms .

Love and best wishes Denise

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Denise, You have an amazing attitude. I love it and will strive to adopt it!!!

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Hello my friend, a ps from an incurable optimistist : tonight I’ve got a party at home and with steroids and antisickness injection board after chemo on Thursday , have been cooking all day yesterday . Why ? To celebrate life despite the shit , the fight, the fear etc that this beast causes . I get joy out of cooking for family and friends and finally after 3 months of feeling like a sick antisocial slug on FEC ( out of 21 days 3 good ones) the change to TAX means a huge improvement . Fingers crossed the Thai green curry , coq au vin and pork with peppers are ok , plus choc mousse and pavlovas !! And if I don’t last the distance ( there’s 18 coming !) and have to lie down it will be worth it

Have a good day . Thinking of you this morning Denise x

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Wow--your cooking sounds amazing and I love tour attitude!!!!!!

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Wonderful news, enjoy! Enjoy Italy, it is great to have something to look forward to.

My experience of recurrence was me realising it was happening before they bloods changed. I felt tired all of the time and then had a few twinges in particular places. I had been in remission for a 18 months so I wasn’t really looking for recurrence. I suppose what i’m Trying to say is i think you will know. However I hope you don’t, we don’t all recur I hope you are the latter.

Very best wishes,

Lisa x

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Thanks, Lisa. It sounds like you've been through some rough treatments. I hope you're feeling better. xoxo

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Brilliant news enjoy Italy and your holiday

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Thank you--I can't wait. We were planning to go last September but then I got diagnosed in August out of the blue. xoxo

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Always good to hear positive news. Congratulations! Long may it continue.

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Thank you so much!!!

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Great news. It's lovely to hear so always share. Have a good time in Italy, you'll love it. xx

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Thank you. I'm so looking forward to it and to being able to make plans in general. xo

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GREAT news and news I love to read. So great--you have been through the mill so its time to enjoy. A trip to Italy sounds great (I myself really want to see the Amalfi Coast!) and you deserve it. oxoxxoxo

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Thank you--I was debating about the Amalfi coast --that will be the next time, I hope. By the way I love reading your posts.

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Enjoy this great news, and have a wonderful holiday in Italy, may it go on & on & on. Love Bridie

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Thank you, Bridie. I do hope it goes on at least for a while. Nothing like OC to make you appreciate life and health! xo

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Brilliant news- enjoy the holiday!

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Thanks so much!

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So happy for you! Go enjoy la Bella Italia! I'm in NY, but, originally from Italy. Don't worry about your CA125.....the fresh air, food and wine in Italy will make you forget!!!

XOX

Marisa

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Thank you, Marisa. I hope you get to go back often!

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