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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, 04-25-2012 12:58 AM
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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 08:04 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 08:48 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 02:46 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 08:59 PM
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  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 02:00 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 03:10 PM
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  1. MOM stage IV 7 years 7 mo.

    :smile:thank you for the response Reb and thank you Lucinda for your prayers -They just told mom yesterday that after several tests on the Liver that...

    Started by sheila, 09-29-2009 02:36 AM
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  2. 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 11:19 AM
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    11-21-2014 08:08 PM Go to last post
  3. 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 02:02 PM
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  4. Annnnd we're off...!!!

    I am a huge fan of forums but I never imagined I would be part of this one. Nor, I suppose, did most of you. I've been lurking for a while and now...

    Started by Elderberry, 11-11-2014 07:26 AM
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    11-20-2014 01:40 PM Go to last post
  5. 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 06:57 PM
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  6. Feeling helpless

    My Mom was diagnosed with rectal cancer in March 2012, had preop chemo and radiation and surgery (perm colostomy) in August 2012. In July we found...

    Started by Adv1213, 11-18-2014 01:26 AM
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  7. Scan results are in

    We are pretty excited! The news keep getting better. Still no more activity in the colon and from 13 tumors in the liver down to 1 and shrinking....

    Started by TinaWorrying67, 11-15-2014 05:57 AM
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  8. Unhappy my mothers metastasis to liver,lungs -like a bad dream

    I have not been on the forums for a long time as this past year since my mothers two surgeries (temporary colostomy and reversal) along with numerous...

    Started by JoyceLinda, 11-10-2014 05:29 AM
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    11-18-2014 10:51 AM Go to last post
  9. And life goes on

    Kenny was calling for me at ten thirty this morn. He was still in bed, I was in living room. He had a severe pain in the left lung area around...

    Started by mojo, 10-11-2011 04:29 AM
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  10. Question on colonoscopies

    I am new to the forums so bear with me. I am having constant belching, stomach bloating to the point of being hard to breath, constipation and...

    Started by Fastidious, 11-04-2014 02:47 AM
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  11. 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 03:01 PM
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  12. Relationship #of polyps/potential to be cancer

    My second routine colonoscopy revealed 24 polyps! (None just 5 years ago). Lab results due back Monday. I have had intermittent gastro issues (the...

    Started by Haliday, 11-07-2014 05:32 AM
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    11-13-2014 08:58 AM Go to last post
  13. 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 05:37 PM
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  14. New concerns. Can anyone weigh in?

    Husband has been off the xeloda for a month to give his white and red counts a chance to rise. The red count did consistently but his white count has...

    Started by TinaWorrying67, 11-07-2014 06:49 PM
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    11-11-2014 03:29 PM Go to last post
  15. Does anyone survive stage 4?

    All cancer in any stage is horrible. But for those of us here who are battling stage 4, can I just ask, how are you all doing? How long can we really...

    Started by TinaWorrying67, 11-07-2014 09:35 PM
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    11-11-2014 03:26 PM Go to last post
  16. How do I encourage him?

    My dear dh had a pretty rough time though survey. The tumor not only was in the rectal area, but also in the prostrate. So part of the prostrate was...

    Started by clemmarie, 10-25-2013 10:40 AM
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    11-09-2014 09:53 PM Go to last post
  17. 3 year post diagnosis meet with consultant today.

    Not much to say really. He asked how I was and if I had fallen off my horse recently (silly question). As my scan earlier in the year was clear he...

    Started by Fourlegsgood, 11-05-2014 03:05 PM
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    11-07-2014 06:32 PM Go to last post
  18. Where is everyone? No posts since last Thursday.

    At this point I'm almost ready for one of those "My poo looks funny, do I have cancer?" posts. Since I should say something of consequence, I just...

    Started by Buzzard, 11-03-2014 02:42 AM
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    11-05-2014 03:52 AM Go to last post
  19. Problem after stoma reversal

    It's now 5 days since my stoma reversal and things are apparently going well, although for me, it feels like a disaster. I started to pass gas on the...

    Started by PFR, 11-03-2014 09:54 PM
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    11-04-2014 11:35 PM Go to last post
  20. 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 03:29 PM
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  21. 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 10:03 PM
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    11-04-2014 07:59 PM Go to last post
  22. 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 06:32 PM
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  23. Newly dx: Rectal Cancer/surgery ahead :(

    Hello Everyone, I was just diagnosed a week ago with rectal cancer, 2 cm adenocarcinoma (moderately differentiated). I am scheduled for colon...

    Started by Cace68, 10-30-2014 02:30 PM
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    11-03-2014 01:12 PM Go to last post
  24. 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 07:45 PM
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    10-30-2014 04:30 PM Go to last post
  25. Newbie Here Couple Questions Regarding Colorectal Cancer

    Hey guys 21 year old male here and am extremely worried that I may have Colorectal cancer. The symptoms I have experienced the last couple of...

    Started by Hello123, 10-24-2014 01:19 PM
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    10-29-2014 04:50 PM Go to last post
  26. Waiting for results

    I am new to the forum. Had a mass removed from my rectum on Tuesday and was immediately told it was cancer. CT scan didn't show anything other than...

    Started by avitoots, 10-26-2014 04:06 AM
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  27. 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 03:16 AM
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  28. 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, 10-24-2014 05:08 AM
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    10-24-2014 03:23 PM Go to last post
  29. 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, 10-23-2014 04:02 AM
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  30. 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 09:49 PM
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    10-23-2014 09:48 PM Go to last post
  31. 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 04:30 AM
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    10-20-2014 08:58 PM Go to last post
  32. 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 04:38 PM
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    10-19-2014 09:49 PM Go to last post
  33. 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 01:58 PM
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  34. 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 04:14 AM
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  35. 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 02:39 AM
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    10-18-2014 03:06 AM Go to last post
  36. 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 02:41 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-16-2014 05:50 PM Go to last post
  37. 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 10:24 PM
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    10-16-2014 03:20 AM Go to last post
  38. 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 06:11 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    10-14-2014 09:02 PM Go to last post
  39. 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 03:05 PM
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  40. 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 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    10-12-2014 09:20 PM Go to last post
  41. 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 05:48 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    10-11-2014 05:26 AM Go to last post
  42. 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 01:06 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 398
    10-10-2014 01:28 AM Go to last post
  43. 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 11:15 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    10-08-2014 10:39 PM Go to last post
  44. 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 04:05 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    10-06-2014 09:40 PM Go to last post
  45. 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 08:00 AM
    • Replies: 11
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    10-06-2014 09:28 PM Go to last post
  46. 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 04:27 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    10-03-2014 06:40 PM Go to last post
  47. 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 08:12 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    10-01-2014 12:05 AM Go to last post
  48. 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 02:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 512
    09-29-2014 05:15 PM Go to last post
  49. 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 05:05 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 428
    09-28-2014 09:30 PM Go to last post

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