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  1. 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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  2. 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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    04-08-2014 08:36 PM Go to last post
  3. 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
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    03-18-2014 07:24 AM Go to last post
  4. 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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    12-18-2013 10:16 PM Go to last post
  5. 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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    06-25-2013 08:07 PM Go to last post
  1. Matthew's Journey

    I would like any information on Peritoneal Carcinomatosis and bowel obstruction. Matthew is in the hospital with one now. My signature tells the...

    Started by ash8572, 04-05-2013 01:28 PM
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  2. Pelvic Exenteration Surgery Survivors

    I am a 58 year old male. I contracted rectal cancer in 2008. I had a biopsy done of a abscess in my rectal area. It came back that I have a...

    Started by Wood Wizard, 12-06-2012 04:34 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    Today 01:00 PM Go to last post
  3. newbie hello

    The cancer forum is new to me. Not sure what or how to say things, but hopeful for advice and support. The best way to describe me is a father of...

    Started by Threekidsdad, Yesterday 07:04 AM
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    Today 07:36 AM Go to last post
  4. The two R's Remission and Recurrence

    I was until 9 days ago in the former- Remission, unfortunately it is now confirmed Recurrence. Colonoscopy confirmed a mass at the join, they...

    Started by Baz10, 04-09-2014 02:34 PM
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    Yesterday 11:18 PM Go to last post
  5. Hello from Iowa, U.S.A. Age 31, stage IIIb colon cancer, just diagnosed.

    Hello all, just wanted to let you all know how much I appreciate this community, and all the knowledge and information contained here-in. I've been...

    Started by motorcyclelad, 04-02-2014 03:36 PM
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  6. immunotherapy for colo rectal cancer

    Anyone know anything about this approach?

    Started by Gartist, 04-06-2014 02:23 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    Yesterday 07:57 AM Go to last post
  7. Well, we are finally there. Have to make the call.

    Just got back from the doc. I have fought the suckiest disease that ever sucked for over six years now, and until last November, my body actually...

    Started by Buzzard, 04-15-2014 10:15 PM
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    • Views: 650
    Yesterday 03:26 AM Go to last post
  8. 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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    04-21-2014 08:57 PM Go to last post
  9. Surgeon Gave Opinion Regarding Surgery Today

    Today I had a sigmoidoscopy at Sloan Cancer Clinic in NY given by the surgeon. After the procedure, and by the way, I was able to observe the whole...

    Started by Gartist, 04-17-2014 01:06 AM
    • Replies: 14
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    04-21-2014 08:52 PM Go to last post
  10. Hello.

    xxxxxxxxxx

    Started by MissMuffins, 06-05-2013 12:28 AM
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    04-21-2014 06:38 AM Go to last post
  11. a little help??

    I was diagnosed with stage 3b in July 2012 tumor removed followed by 12 rounds chemo . Finished 2 2013 ct scan July 2013 all clear cea last week...

    Started by cpep97, 01-21-2014 04:51 PM
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    04-19-2014 02:32 PM Go to last post
  12. FOLFIRINOX with oral 5-FU ?

    Hello everybody, I am new to this site and this is my first post. Sorry for my English, I am not a native speaker. My wife was diagnosed with mCRC...

    Started by shadowchaser, 04-15-2014 08:53 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 203
    04-18-2014 02:00 AM Go to last post
  13. Questions regarding having a port

    Hello again! I am having my surgery to have my port installed on Tuesday and I was wondering if anyone has one and how does it effect you? I've heard...

    Started by Kobody, 04-17-2014 03:08 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-17-2014 10:44 PM Go to last post
  14. Erbitux and Camptosar

    My husband got the results of his CT scan today. It seems that the tumors in his liver are growing rather than shrinking, so the oncologist is going...

    Started by grade1teacher, 04-14-2014 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 168
    04-17-2014 08:01 PM Go to last post
  15. possible surgery - yay!

    My husband's oncologist called this morning, and for now the Erbitux and Camptosar are on hold. She said she met with the oncology team at the...

    Started by grade1teacher, 04-17-2014 01:53 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 115
    04-17-2014 07:56 PM Go to last post
  16. my husband was diagnosed with stage 4 Colon cancer

    I am brand new here. My husband was just diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer, and I am freaking out. We have a 5 month old baby and I basically came...

    Started by natalie_52, 04-17-2014 12:54 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-17-2014 07:49 PM Go to last post
  17. Had surgery

    Im 7 days Post surgery and had my transverse colon with cancer removed. I have cancer inside my liver also and I will be getting my port next week...

    Started by Kobody, 04-14-2014 11:06 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 214
    04-16-2014 12:13 PM Go to last post
  18. Another round of cocktails........

    Hi Gang! We saw the oncologist today and so sorry to say that the tumors are growing. The scan did not show any new growth in the lungs but the...

    Started by wytyspy, 04-08-2014 02:32 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    04-16-2014 11:54 AM Go to last post
  19. Stage 4 Colon cancer married 3 weeks

    My husband 60 was told he had colon cancer, rectal, 4 nodes, and liver. They are giving him a 20% chance of living 5 years. I think he's in denial...

    Started by dlc61, 04-10-2014 03:12 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-15-2014 04:44 PM Go to last post
  20. 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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    04-14-2014 09:39 PM Go to last post
  21. Xeloda side effects

    I finished Radiation+Xeloda 6 days ago. This was after 1 1/2 month work of 5 days a week treatments ( 6 pills of xeloda also 5 days a week )....

    Started by Gartist, 03-24-2014 05:41 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 600
    04-14-2014 04:43 PM Go to last post
  22. I bring a glimmer of HOPE to all

    Hi everyone! Just wanted to update you as to all that has happened since my last post. Had my resection surgery on Feb 18th. It was confirmed...

    Started by ctouzet, 04-09-2014 11:27 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-14-2014 01:37 PM Go to last post
  23. Colorectal cancer

    Hello Everyone, My Husband was diagnosed as stage III in July 2013 after a colonoscopy. I want to know some details about it.

    Started by sheeni, 04-13-2014 04:48 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-14-2014 06:37 AM Go to last post
  24. Is it a recurrence??

    Hi everyone I am new to this and I'm speaking on behalf of my father aged 71. 18 months ago (Oct 2012 he woke up and filled the toilet bowel with...

    Started by kony, 04-12-2014 06:07 AM
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    04-14-2014 05:24 AM Go to last post
  25. Question After radiation and chemo problems

    I was diagnosed with rectal cancer in October 2013. Did 7 weeks of radiation and two weeks of 5fu. I have been back on my feet since the first week...

    Started by RitaD, 04-11-2014 12:05 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 258
    04-12-2014 01:18 AM Go to last post
  26. Mom just diagnosed with rectal cancer

    My mother 72 was diagnosed with rectal cancer that was found when the gynecologist tried to perform a standard pelvic exam. Colonoscopy revealed a...

    Started by VickieKay, 11-06-2011 01:15 AM
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    04-10-2014 10:35 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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    04-09-2014 06:24 PM Go to last post
  28. The Blunt Truth About Terminal Colon Cancer

    NOTE, THE FOLLOWING IS GRAPHIC. THIS IS NOT INTENDED FOR ALL AUDIENCES! No one wants to talk about death, especially when a loved one is faced...

    Started by Americas Daughter, 02-12-2012 07:59 AM
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  29. new to forum and hello

    Before I start my simple introduction, let me tell you why I am here. I am about 99.9% sure that I have colon cancer though the doctor has not told...

    Started by Gartist, 08-04-2013 03:19 AM
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    04-09-2014 03:20 AM Go to last post
  30. Reversal Scheduled

    My husbands reversal is scheduled for the 25th of this month. So once again I am asking for any help. Is their any supplies I need to have on hand....

    Started by Llupp, 04-05-2014 03:31 PM
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    04-07-2014 11:07 PM Go to last post
  31. Hello everyone!!

    Sorry I have not be around lately. Life has really caught up with me lately. Work is actually trying to get work out of me, I have not been feeling...

    Started by UglyStrike, 04-02-2014 11:09 PM
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    04-06-2014 09:10 AM Go to last post
  32. Cellulitis. Has anyone had this?

    Hello everyone, We found out that my husband has cellulitis. In all my ignorance, I thought that this was something quite simple and benign to...

    Started by TinaWorrying67, 04-05-2014 03:15 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    04-06-2014 04:13 AM Go to last post
  33. Arm swelling?

    Husband is on folfox/Avastin. Ninth round complete. Had neulasta shot last Friday and three days later, he has pain and swelling on his forearm....

    Started by TinaWorrying67, 04-04-2014 03:03 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 271
    04-05-2014 05:50 AM Go to last post
  34. And The Wind Cried "Xeloda" .....

    Any one have any experience with this chemo drug? What were your side effects like? I am on the last two weeks of a 6 pill per day therapy along with...

    Started by Gartist, 03-09-2014 01:17 AM
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    04-05-2014 04:23 AM Go to last post
  35. My latest CAT scan results

    Hi everyone, Well - no chemo break for me. Here is the short version... Cancer lesions in abdomen..one node which I could feel has shrunk,...

    Started by DulcimerGal, 04-03-2014 01:19 AM
    • Replies: 12
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    04-04-2014 02:35 AM Go to last post
  36. My Quick Update

    Going into four years now and free of cancer. Had one of my hernia's in the groin repaired the other one leave it alone since it's not giving me...

    Started by mightymen, 04-02-2014 11:24 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    04-04-2014 02:31 AM Go to last post
  37. Extensive Tumor Foundation Anaylsis

    Hi All! A while back I posted that they were going to do extensive analysis of my Carolina Cowboy's tumor that they cut out in 2005. These analysis...

    Started by wytyspy, 03-28-2014 02:10 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 286
    04-04-2014 02:27 AM Go to last post
  38. Cool Doing the happy dance

    We saw the onco doc today the c-scan and blood work were great. Hubby is still cancer free. I am walking on air. We still have challenges ahead but...

    Started by Llupp, 03-25-2014 08:59 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 522
    04-03-2014 08:59 PM Go to last post
  39. Hello From Michigan

    Hello Beautiful People! My first post! I live in Michigan and enjoy things having to do with Astronomy (not Astrology), hanging out with my wife,...

    Started by GPChris, 01-31-2014 12:54 PM
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  40. A tip for mouth sores

    Hey everyone, hubby has found a new trick for those awful mouth sores. Not sure if it will work for everyone, but thought I'd share. He has the...

    Started by TinaWorrying67, 03-28-2014 03:42 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 319
    04-03-2014 01:32 AM Go to last post
  41. So scared!!!

    Hello! I am just so scared. I just saw my oncologist yesterday and he said I have innumerable spots on my liver. I am have colon surgery on April 8th...

    Started by Kobody, 04-01-2014 02:10 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-03-2014 12:49 AM Go to last post
  42. just diagnosed, not sure what to do next...

    Glad to find a forum for this. I had a colonoscopy on Tuesday for to help determine the cause of chronic diarrhea (since late January). The...

    Started by fwk, 03-28-2014 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 428
    04-02-2014 11:40 PM Go to last post
  43. ketogenic diet?

    Has anyone tried out the ketogenic diet with your cancer treatment? This is a low carbohydrate, high fat diet. Many, many articles on the subject. ...

    Started by fwk, 03-31-2014 04:32 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    04-01-2014 10:23 PM Go to last post
  44. hi all

    Hi I'm 7yrs post total pelvic exenteration any comrades out there?

    Started by muiron, 04-01-2014 08:14 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    04-01-2014 09:29 PM Go to last post
  45. Husband just diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer/liver

    my husband is 43 years old and just recently diagnosed he has started chemo with pump for (5 fu) it has been so rough. Throwing up so much. He has...

    Started by coachswife, 03-26-2014 01:32 AM
    • Replies: 16
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    04-01-2014 08:09 PM Go to last post
  46. Another update.

    For those who are tracking along with my journey here, I wanted to post some more info which might help others looking for a compete accounting of...

    Started by zx10guy, 03-12-2014 08:02 PM
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    03-31-2014 05:11 PM Go to last post
  47. Feelins on HIPEC surgery

    I finished up my chemo on February 28 ( Folfiri and Avastin) and just had a scan. I originally had 3 small spots ( 1 on each ovary and 1 between my...

    Started by Alllison, 03-30-2014 03:22 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-30-2014 03:27 AM Go to last post
  48. When the caregiver gets sick..

    Hi folks, I'm the caregiver/wife. And I have the flu. Pretty worried about passing it to my husband. I've been almost OCD about hand washing and...

    Started by TinaWorrying67, 03-28-2014 08:25 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 169
    03-28-2014 08:50 PM Go to last post
  49. hello

    I am 38 year old, I have two kids, my sun is one and half, my daughter is 8 years old. I diagnosed colon rectal cancer stage 3 in 5/2012, then did...

    Started by daniel.qin, 03-25-2014 09:43 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 322
    03-28-2014 02:22 PM Go to last post
  50. Results and scared

    Hello I'm new to this forum and it's such a wonderful place. Well I was just diagnosed with colon/liver cancer and I'm just lost. I am still waiting...

    Started by Kobody, 03-25-2014 02:06 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 572
    03-28-2014 02:16 PM Go to last post

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