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Date Joined Jun 2007
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   Posted 2/5/2008 1:52 PM (GMT -6)   
 Good news for a change. My husband had his melanoma surgery and thyroid surgery at the same time last week. Both surgeries were a success! The lab report came back with no sign of any cancer in the thyroid nodule, and it appears that the plastic surgeon removed all the cancer on my husband's cheek. As for myself, I was able to manage the hospital stay with no ostomy accidents- a real feat because I left my drainable bags at home!!!

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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 1998
   Posted 2/5/2008 2:12 PM (GMT -6)   

Great news!  Good to hear things are going well for your hubby, and no leaks for you! 


Diagnosed with CD in 1979, many resections and meds
Perm Ileostomy July 1984 at Cleveland Clinic
Disease free since surgery 

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Date Joined Jul 2007
Total Posts : 2765
   Posted 2/5/2008 2:18 PM (GMT -6)   
So glad your hubby is doing well!! :-)

Dx'd Crohn's in '99 at 28. Proctocolectomy and ileostomy in '06.
Pain free, med free, and very thankful to be healthy again :)

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Date Joined Dec 2007
Total Posts : 739
   Posted 2/5/2008 2:48 PM (GMT -6)   
happy for u and ur husband!
25 y/o female- crohns disease since 14
Ileostomy pending-very worried
Tried asacol,pentasa,prednisone,remicade,6mp,azasan, no avail
Seatons placed
Worst year ever!

"For God has not given us the spirit of fear....."
Where does mine come from?!

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