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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: My Chemo Diary

    Greetings, Since this is my first time through this - I thought I would write a little diary here to document how my chemo goes in the hopes that...

    Started by dennper, 04-24-2012 11:58 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Standard Colorectal Diagnostic Pathway

    Following is a generalised approach by medical professionals applied in the diagnosis of possible Colorectal cancer. Obviously the approach taken...

    Started by Baz10, 08-30-2014 07:04 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Debís Rectal Cancer Story and Chemo Log

    Inspired by Dennis and David, thought it might be helpful to others to add a chemo diary from a female perspective. History: I was diagnosed...

    Started by Deb in Texas, 11-15-2012 07:48 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Bowel problems after colon resection

    There have been many posts highlighting the problems that can occur after Colon resection surgery. These can be Bowel not working (Ileus) causes...

    Started by Baz10, 05-30-2014 01:46 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Symptoms that can be Colon Rectal Cancer (CRC)

    There has been many posts from guests and members worried they may have Bowel cancer herein after referred to as Colorectal Cancer (CRC). The...

    Started by Baz10, 02-25-2014 07:59 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    05-11-2014 08:47 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: You worried you may have colon cancer?

    This question comes up a lot here. Here is the bottom line. If you are here asking that question, you should go see a doctor. If you are looking for...

    Started by REB, 10-30-2009 01:00 PM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: My FOLFOX Diary

    Inspired by Dennper's chemo diary thread, in which he recounts his similar treatment, and which I found useful leading up to mine, and would...

    Started by DavidNB, 11-08-2012 02:10 PM
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  1. What is an abnormal 70mm linear soft tissue signal? (MRI)

    I have been having troubles including gas incontinence for 8 months and for the first order of business, my colorectal surgeon sent me for a pelvic...

    Started by Rosss, Today 04:08 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 56
    Today 06:19 AM Go to last post
  2. Ventral incisional Hernia!

    Well I've been complaining about stomach cramps and a bubble under my incision for over a month! I've been told by my surgeons office this is all...

    Started by Kobody, Yesterday 03:02 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 134
    Yesterday 10:31 PM Go to last post
  3. Hele

    Hi everyone, I am new here. My mother had stage 2 colon cancer of the ascending colon three years ago. Her symptoms which led them to discover...

    Started by Hele, 10-22-2014 08:49 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 135
    Yesterday 08:48 PM Go to last post
  4. Is it really colon cancer?

    Hi I'm new to this forum, well to any forum really. This is my first so please be gentle on me. I'm not even sure how to begin this without sounding...

    Started by Galaxyofthestars_, 08-17-2014 04:37 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,280
    Yesterday 08:30 PM Go to last post
  5. BobW Tomorrow

    I am having my sigmoid removed (resection) tomorrow morning at 8:30 am. I am scared poopless (pun intended). I hate the unknown and tomorrow (well...

    Started by Bob W, 09-03-2014 02:16 AM
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    10-22-2014 04:45 PM Go to last post
  6. Stomach cramps and neuropathy 😰

    Hello all, Well I don't think I have written in here since before my liver rececssion. I had the whole right side of my liver removed and small part...

    Started by Kobody, 10-13-2014 03:30 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    10-20-2014 07:58 PM Go to last post
  7. Caregiver now has chronic illness. Anyone else?

    Hello, when it's the two of you. You and your spouse, and nobody else. One has cancer (my husband) and the wife comes down with an illness. (Me) And...

    Started by TinaWorrying67, 10-19-2014 09:03 PM
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    10-20-2014 12:29 AM Go to last post
  8. Low counts and concerned

    Had a follow up with husbands onc yesterday. He's been on xeloda/Avastin but he takes 4 tablets a day (2 pills 2x a day) for 10 days and gets an 11...

    Started by TinaWorrying67, 10-18-2014 03:38 PM
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    10-19-2014 08:49 PM Go to last post
  9. Shadow chaser

    Hi there, I am from Slovak republic, Central Europe, 36 years old father of 7 years old gorgeous son and husband of my beautiful 34 years old wife...

    Started by shadowchaser, 04-20-2014 12:58 PM
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    10-19-2014 07:59 PM Go to last post
  10. Stivarga (Regorafenib) experiences

    Oh it's been a fun two weeks! When I last saw my oncologist two weeks ago he said his office would order the Stivarga, it would come in the...

    Started by DulcimerGal, 06-30-2014 01:02 PM
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    10-19-2014 02:21 PM Go to last post
  11. Local recurrence.

    I posted previously asking if it is a recurrence for my father who had stage 2b colerectal tumor mass removed in Aug 2013 and colostomy placed...

    Started by kony, 05-01-2014 03:14 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 839
    10-19-2014 06:02 AM Go to last post
  12. diet for colon cancer

    Hello all, I am new to all of this and I have been researching good diets for stage four colon cancer .... any recommendations on what types of...

    Started by cyn877, 10-14-2014 10:19 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 544
    10-18-2014 02:53 AM Go to last post
  13. Follow-up ct scan, good news, bad news

    My husband just had his first yearly ct-scan following radiation/chemo/surgery/complications/more chemo for stage III rectal cancer. The good news...

    Started by puppetwolf, 10-18-2014 01:39 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 182
    10-18-2014 02:06 AM Go to last post
  14. First Post

    I am a 53 yo man who was recently diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer after a routine colonoscopy. Today was my first Radiation treatment.

    Started by mhart94, 09-09-2014 02:29 PM
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    10-17-2014 05:27 PM Go to last post
  15. Colon cancer and Parkinson's Disease

    My dad is 64 and recently underwent colorectal surgery to remove his colon. the doctors confirmed removal of the colon tumor but now the cancer has...

    Started by Nicklloyd, 10-16-2014 01:41 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-16-2014 04:50 PM Go to last post
  16. 24 year old, fear that I might have colon cancer symptoms.

    Hi, I'm 24 years and starting around 2011 I noticed my bowel habits changed. Firstly, I would wipe and see blood in my stool, sometimes it was...

    Started by mg23, 10-15-2014 09:24 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-16-2014 02:20 AM Go to last post
  17. Finally received the phone call.

    CT scan results. Good news is, no spread to new areas like the liver. That's about the only good news. Numerous new nodules in my lungs, old tumors...

    Started by Buzzard, 10-01-2014 06:45 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    10-15-2014 06:21 PM Go to last post
  18. Small Cell stage 2a colon cancer

    My wife has been diagnosed. Can anyone give me some prognosis or know of anyone else with this. Survival rates?

    Started by Canada160, 10-13-2014 05:11 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 386
    10-14-2014 08:02 PM Go to last post
  19. Bleeding with Zeloda and Avastin

    The first round I had moderate rectal bleeding with severe pain in stomach, side and back. Ended up in the ER. Got the second round yesterday,...

    Started by UglyStrike, 08-09-2014 02:05 PM
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    10-14-2014 09:13 AM Go to last post
  20. Unhappy 35 f- Mom of two littles, diagnosed with Small Bowel Cancer

    HI All, Newly diagnosed person here, hoping I found a good support forum. I'm 35 years old, mom to a 3 and 4 year old, just diagnosed with Small...

    Started by Mamabearroars, 10-11-2014 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 315
    10-12-2014 08:20 PM Go to last post
  21. Xeloda and neuropathy/sore joints

    My husband is suffering terrible neuropathy. He has already been cut down to two pills twice daily. (So half) and it is still getting worse. He is...

    Started by TinaWorrying67, 10-06-2014 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 482
    10-11-2014 04:26 AM Go to last post
  22. Has anyone had flatulence incontinence?

    Hello, I am 18 years old. I am wondering if anyone had flatulence incontinence as a symptom? 8 months ago i lost the ability to hold...

    Started by Rosss, 10-10-2014 12:06 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 252
    10-10-2014 12:28 AM Go to last post
  23. Update on recurrence versus remission.

    For those that read my let's chase the symptoms and see what he has or has not. He has a mass, retract that it's a restriction on the surgical...

    Started by Baz10, 06-16-2014 02:01 PM
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    10-09-2014 06:10 AM Go to last post
  24. Chemo for bowel and mets in Liver Vs Surgery for Bowel followed by chemo

    Hi, Firstly I'm so sorry for those of you who are suffering through this terrible disease personally or through supporting a close family member...

    Started by kandy1, 10-07-2014 10:15 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 361
    10-08-2014 09:39 PM Go to last post
  25. Just joining - Stage IV rectal/mets to lungs, marker climbing, yada yada yada

    Hi, I'm just joining cancerforums.net. I was diagnosed with Stage III colorectal cancer nearly 6 years ago, did sugeries, chemo, radiation and it...

    Started by Tab, 10-05-2014 03:05 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 426
    10-06-2014 08:40 PM Go to last post
  26. Happy Dance

    Hubby got his blood work and scans back all clear. Doing the happy dance.... I am so grateful. I don't know what the future holds but I am going to...

    Started by Llupp, 09-28-2014 07:00 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 538
    10-06-2014 08:28 PM Go to last post
  27. Mother in law with reoccurrent colon cancer

    Hello, I'm new to this forum but not to cancer. My grandfather died of melenonma in 95, my mom died of lung cancer in 02, and my grandmother is...

    Started by Pinktaurus732, 11-06-2013 05:32 PM
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    10-05-2014 03:03 AM Go to last post
  28. Lesson learned

    Totally independent of my cancer, I have sciatica that ebbs and flows, pain wise. The orthopedist gave me a scrip for Ambien for those nights that I...

    Started by Buzzard, 09-30-2014 03:27 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 497
    10-03-2014 05:40 PM Go to last post
  29. Father Rectal Cancer Stage IV?

    Hello Everyone, First of all, thank you for all the positive notes and vibes posted on this forum. My father had been diagnosed with rectal cancer...

    Started by anetacz, 12-10-2012 05:57 PM
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    10-01-2014 03:09 PM Go to last post
  30. Father passed away from rectal cancer

    Father just passed away from rectal cancer 😔 I was close to him. So sad... Dr said he was going great but he didn't feel great and he knew......

    Started by MissmyDad92214, 09-28-2014 07:12 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    09-30-2014 11:05 PM Go to last post
  31. Rectal and colon cancer

    i was a nurse up until the beginning of 2014, in 2010 i found i had a massive tumor in my rectum, i was sent for all the tests possible then sent to...

    Started by hellonwheels, 09-28-2014 01:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-29-2014 04:15 PM Go to last post
  32. Any Information Regarding C-DIFF and Colorectal Cancer Treatment.

    Looks Like I caught this C-DIFF from the Hospital in some way. Anyone have any experience with this ... how to treat .. side effects .. etc etc

    Started by Gartist, 09-28-2014 04:05 PM
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    09-28-2014 08:30 PM Go to last post
  33. Thank you to the daily "staying the course" heros.

    I really need to thank all you all who come here everyday sharing your pain and losses and GAINS. I try to checking daily as you help me put my...

    Started by Bob W, 09-27-2014 03:49 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 330
    09-28-2014 01:56 PM Go to last post
  34. Quick question about stoma reversal

    How long have people had to wait after their chemotherapy has finished before they have had their stoma reversal operation? I'm on a 6 cycle...

    Started by PFR, 06-22-2014 05:35 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    09-28-2014 07:27 AM Go to last post
  35. Stage III Colorectal Cancer survivors after the Stoma Reversal.

    what techniques are you using to control the Clustering? I tried giving myself an enema in the morning when the Clustering was happening and that...

    Started by Gartist, 09-17-2014 04:02 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-28-2014 07:18 AM Go to last post
  36. Unhappy Newbie with a Colon Cancer question

    I am 47 years old and have been experiencing rectal bleeding, terribly inconsistent bowl problems and abdominal pain on the right side for several...

    Started by genevievewoy, 09-24-2014 09:35 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 498
    09-26-2014 04:22 PM Go to last post
  37. 25 year old male. Scared I have colon cancer

    These are my symptoms and they have been going on for a while (~1 year) 1. Thin stool (I can't even remember when was the last time I had a normal...

    Started by scottypoo, 09-24-2014 10:46 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 434
    09-24-2014 06:13 PM Go to last post
  38. 21 Yr old, scared that i may have Colon Cancer!

    Hey everyone, for the past months i've really been driving myself insane! I suffer from extreme anxiety so this problem has completely taken over my...

    Started by Mag091, 09-22-2014 04:14 AM
    • Replies: 12
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    09-24-2014 08:43 AM Go to last post
  39. Smile Peritoneal mets from colon cancer

    My husband was recently diagnosed with peritoneal metastasis. Has anyone else ever been diagnosed with that? He also has liver mets. He was first...

    Started by CeeBo, 09-18-2014 10:23 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 704
    09-22-2014 09:04 PM Go to last post
  40. about my mother having a colon cancer.

    hi to all, im carlo from bulacan, recently my mother was diagnose with colon cancer, she is 54 right now and last night she had her operation, succes...

    Started by olrac16, 09-21-2014 08:32 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-22-2014 01:01 AM Go to last post
  41. Stage 4 met to liver looking for others w/Stage 4

    I have posted to this forum 2 or 3 times since being diagnosed back on November 23, 2010. I have since had a successful lap colon resection and...

    Started by rxnoise, 06-27-2011 02:41 AM
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    09-20-2014 01:59 PM Go to last post
  42. Result from my CT scan yesterday

    I had my post-chemo CT scan yesterday afternoon - it was slightly delayed because my veins decided to become very shy and it took 3 different nurses...

    Started by PFR, 09-15-2014 08:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 553
    09-19-2014 03:37 AM Go to last post
  43. Exclamation I m scared. Diagnosed with rectal sigmoid mass and 2 lumph nodes noted on ct.

    I don't know how they will treat me. Wonder if I will have chemo. Scared. Guess I will lose my hair. Wonder if I will need a colostomy. Will I...

    Started by chrisred1, 09-18-2014 12:30 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 552
    09-18-2014 09:28 PM Go to last post
  44. Scan results after Y90 radiation

    Hello, Today we received good news, although not quite what we hoped for. The hope was for a clear scan. PET CT results show one small (possibly...

    Started by TinaWorrying67, 08-25-2014 11:02 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 621
    09-18-2014 06:50 PM Go to last post
  45. Anyone have the FoundationOne testing

    Hi All, We saw the oncologist today to discuss results from labs and scans which show progression of the cancer. Thankfully still no tumors in...

    Started by wytyspy, 09-17-2014 02:26 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 350
    09-18-2014 06:17 PM Go to last post
  46. M2-PK test result

    Hi everyone, My name is Andre and i am from Indonesia. Just in case you guys didn't know, My country is famous for Bali beach and komodo dragon. ...

    Started by andre24, 09-18-2014 10:05 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 299
    09-18-2014 05:02 PM Go to last post
  47. Rectal cancer with mass extending to perineal skin surface

    Thank you all for providing this informative forum. I was diagnosed with rectal cancer in Nov 2012. Since the tumor was so low, the surgeon said...

    Started by Arunee, 02-04-2014 06:34 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,017
    09-18-2014 12:45 AM Go to last post
  48. Diagnosed with stage 4 rectal cancer March 2014

    With considerable spread to the liver. 15 nodules. Began chemo end of April and CT Scan after 6 rounds showed rectal tumor had shrunk by more than...

    Started by bjharris, 09-10-2014 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 686
    09-15-2014 08:01 PM Go to last post
  49. Waiting on biopsy results suck!

    I had a colonoscopy a week from yesterday. The dr found a 3-4 cm polyop that he couldn't remove with the colonoscopy. He said the polyop didn't look...

    Started by Notsopatient, 04-20-2013 02:20 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,589
    09-15-2014 07:58 PM Go to last post
  50. Scared in Texas

    I had a colonoscopy done last Tuesday. The dr found a fairly large tumor in my colon. He said results would be in no later than a week. It's been 9...

    Started by Bluesky1973, 09-11-2014 07:36 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 491
    09-15-2014 11:49 AM Go to last post

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