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I have completed 6 rounds of Carbo/Taxol chemo in a clinical trial involving the possibility of also getting Avastin.  My CA 125 was over 2900 before debulking surgery and as of today 11/26/08 it is 31 which officially puts me in remission according to my oncologist, barely but I'll take it.  To all those who have given me support and encouragement, I offer you my heartfelt gratitude.  I know it ain't over but at least I get a much needed break!  
I will continue in the protocal for now which involves 15 more rounds of either placebo/Avastin as a maintenance drug.  Hoping to be part of a new gold standard for newly diagnosed women if this treatment proves effective.
Happy Thanksgiving!  This one will be different from all prior ones for me for sure.
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194838 tn?1303428544
Im so happy for you Sharon, its great news ! .

Best wishes Angie
349465 tn?1289081764
I've been wondering what news you got about your CA125.  This is wonderful news! Here's hoping the Avastin will be yours now.
483733 tn?1326798446
Fantastic!  You and I will be getting together and sharing a bottle of wine real soon to celebrate!
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congratulations  and happy turkey day
356929 tn?1246389756
What a wonderful Thanksgiving gift !! Have a wonderful holiday !!
415684 tn?1257329318
Yippeeeeee ... Woo Hoooooo .... Wonderful.  Congratulations.  Have a wonderful Thanksgiving .... Judy
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Congrats on your latest news.  I hope you do well on this treatment.(((hugz))~~Joanne
560402 tn?1235508894
WTG  That is something to be thankful for!   Good luch.   Susan
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Sharon!  I'm so happy to hear this.  Whew!  Happy Thanksgiving.

272338 tn?1252280404
   I share your joy along with everyone else. What great news to be recieving and just in time for the holidays! I wish you a long and happy remisssion!
  Love Chris
506477 tn?1225515279
That is great news!  Hang in there and continue to watch that number go down!  
God Bless,
167426 tn?1254086235
This is such great news Sharon,  you are a fighter and a wonderful gal.  Keep up the good luck,  just want you to know, I am so very proud of you.  Marty
295767 tn?1240188314
Woot Woot!!!!!!!! Great news Sharon. Hope you had a wonderful turkey day. With love, D
541657 tn?1239208930
You grab that remission and hold on to it!  I am so very excited for you.  Enjoy you break and may it last years and years.  Take good care of yourself and hug yourself everyday - you deserve it for all your hard work!
Avatar universal
Hey there kid!  Wonderful!  I am so happy for you.....at the end of the storm, indeed, is a golden sky!   I am so happy for you.  Happy Holidays, sweetie!
678455 tn?1260563589
Congratulations Sharon!  
  It's so Wonderful to hear your CA-125 is in the "normal range"...may it stay there for ALONG TIME!!
408448 tn?1286883821
This is really good news.  I am so glad you got good results.  I know the chemo was no picnic.  Enjoy the post-chemo life to the fullest.  Love, Marie
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