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  1. 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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  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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  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
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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. 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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  2. 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, Today 08:32 AM
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  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 01:02 PM
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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
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    09-19-2014 03:37 AM Go to last post
  7. 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
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    09-18-2014 09:28 PM Go to last post
  8. 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
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    09-18-2014 08:24 PM Go to last post
  9. 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
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    09-18-2014 06:50 PM Go to last post
  10. 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
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    09-18-2014 06:17 PM Go to last post
  11. 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
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    09-18-2014 05:02 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
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    09-18-2014 12:45 AM Go to last post
  13. 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
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  14. 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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  15. 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
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    09-15-2014 08:01 PM Go to last post
  16. 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
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    09-15-2014 07:58 PM Go to last post
  17. 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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    09-15-2014 07:51 PM Go to last post
  18. 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
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    09-15-2014 11:49 AM Go to last post
  19. info on rectal cancer?

    I know someone who has rectal cancer. She is 47 yrs old and is in very good hands medically. She is considered stage IV because it has metasesized to...

    Started by dwatman, 09-12-2014 03:37 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    09-13-2014 12:31 AM Go to last post
  20. My husband's surgery

    It has now been one year since my husband was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer. After PET scans, CT scans, MRIs, a colostomy, and 10 months of...

    Started by grade1teacher, 08-18-2014 02:17 AM
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    09-11-2014 01:51 PM Go to last post
  21. Not agian! now my sister

    As many of you know, I lost my mom in April to colon cancer. Well it now apparent that my sister Tina, who is 52 had colon cancer same time mom had...

    Started by VickieKay, 09-19-2013 02:48 PM
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    09-10-2014 12:24 AM Go to last post
  22. Robert is this stage IV

    Hi, everyone! I'm a 20 year old guy, and for years I've had frequent periods of diarrhea (for weeks or even months at a time) and abdominal pain....

    Started by RobertBB, 08-27-2014 09:44 AM
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    09-09-2014 01:28 AM Go to last post
  23. Newbie-Anyone with colostomy and rectovaginal fistula?

    It's a personal question, I know and I'm sorry. I need to ask some personal questions, so please keep that in mind. Thank you in advance!!

    Started by cherrob123, 07-09-2014 05:17 AM
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    09-08-2014 07:23 PM Go to last post
  24. 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: 15
    • Views: 892
    09-03-2014 02:45 PM Go to last post
  25. 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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  26. Lightbulb Wife Has Stage 3b Rt side Colon Cancer, looking for insights and conversation

    Hi Everyone, As a spouse going through cancer with my loved one I am looking for conversation and insights regarding this tough time. Background:...

    Started by Dad_Of_Five, 08-29-2014 02:02 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-30-2014 02:16 PM Go to last post
  27. Question for anyone who has had a colostomy reversal

    My husband's surgery was Tuesday. It is now Thursday, and they are saying he can't have anything to eat or drink until he is passing gas. How long...

    Started by grade1teacher, 08-21-2014 07:17 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    08-28-2014 04:30 PM Go to last post
  28. First I had acid relflux and now what?

    In the fall of 2012 I went to my GP complaining about dull aching pain in my stomach especially when it was empty. NO heartburn just a nawing...

    Started by Northernlites, 08-27-2014 07:30 PM
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    08-28-2014 01:26 PM Go to last post
  29. Very scared young mother!

    I am a 29 year old mother of two beautiful, energetic dancer daughters! I have been having symptoms of colon cancer for a couple years now. It...

    Started by Mouseylove765, 08-23-2014 03:25 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    08-26-2014 01:45 AM Go to last post
  30. Need Support/Advice - Dad has stage 4 colon cancer

    I joined this forum looking for support, I'm one of the caregivers for my dad (age 61) who has stage 4 colon cancer that has spread to his liver,...

    Started by justgege, 08-21-2014 11:51 AM
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    08-25-2014 02:17 AM Go to last post
  31. side effects of Avastin and Folfox

    My mom is starting Avastin and Folfox... Can anyone share any side effects you had with these? Thanks for any advice!

    Started by oneof3girls, 08-06-2014 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-23-2014 08:38 PM Go to last post
  32. Just need to chat

    Hello, I'm just needing to write and get my anxiety in check. I am having my liver resection on August 13th and it's all hitting me now. I have so...

    Started by Kobody, 08-04-2014 06:06 AM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,058
    08-23-2014 11:18 AM Go to last post
  33. Seeking wisdom, advice, knowledge

    My mother received results back on 8/11/14 she has stage 4 colorectal caner (adenocarcinoma colon). She was ordered to undergo a HIPEC procedure...

    Started by amass, 08-17-2014 11:40 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 489
    08-21-2014 06:23 PM Go to last post
  34. Good Scans

    Had my CT of abdomen/pelvis week before last and I am NED. Happy girl :) Ready to enjoy a fun fall with the hubby and kiddos before my next scan in...

    Started by Alllison, 08-20-2014 05:30 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    08-20-2014 01:57 PM Go to last post
  35. Life expectancy stage 4?

    Hi everyone, I'm wondering if someone with personal experience or knowledge may be able to help me. I know that every case is different and I'm...

    Started by zara23, 08-19-2014 02:21 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    08-20-2014 01:29 PM Go to last post
  36. Juncture of small intestine and large intestine stage VI

    My wife is 59 and has stage 4 coloret cancer which has spread to the peritonium. After surgery she took chemo Folvox plus urbitax for 2 months then...

    Started by kyshing, 08-15-2014 08:04 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 448
    08-18-2014 03:05 PM Go to last post
  37. Denial, anger and pain..

    Hello everyone, like many I am new here. I would like to extend my most honest and heartfelt empathy to all people who are suffering and have...

    Started by michaeldurban, 02-22-2012 10:09 AM
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    08-17-2014 05:39 PM Go to last post
  38. Caregiver and/or spouse question

    Anyone living with a CRC patient who has been scared into having their colonoscopy too early? Well I don't know if 4 years after my first clean one...

    Started by TinaWorrying67, 08-08-2014 05:11 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 489
    08-14-2014 05:18 PM Go to last post
  39. Newbie Caregiver

    Hi, As much as I hate to be here, I'm glad I found this site. My 78 year old mother was diagnosed with stage 4 in July. She had a perforated...

    Started by PureTcrazy, 09-08-2013 05:36 PM
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    08-12-2014 02:40 AM Go to last post
  40. 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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    08-10-2014 10:35 PM Go to last post
  41. help! My mom just got diagnosed

    My mom is 62 years young and she just got diagnosed with colon cancer. They did a CT scan and blood work and doctor called today to say that her...

    Started by oneof3girls, 07-16-2014 08:53 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,133
    08-07-2014 02:29 AM Go to last post
  42. Please share your experiences about Pelvic Radiation

    Well, after finishing my Folfiri/Avastin cocktail the end of February I enjoyed a nice 8 week break with my family. April 30, I went in for surgery...

    Started by Alllison, 05-22-2014 09:24 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,238
    08-06-2014 06:15 PM Go to last post
  43. Question Ileostomy reconnection

    Hi: I get a ileostomy reversal and stoma hernia operated on Sep 17; after 6 months of bag use; falling off; leaks etc. Now the surgeon grounds me...

    Started by bob3519, 07-26-2014 04:40 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 532
    08-04-2014 12:01 PM Go to last post
  44. Dad diagnosed with Stage 4 CRC with brain mets

    Is there any hope for CRC with brain mets. Doc says we cant do much. I live in india, Dad has had his first course of chemo, he was given Oxaliplatin...

    Started by garima23, 08-03-2014 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-03-2014 08:04 PM Go to last post
  45. Xeloda & Avastin

    Started Xeloda & Avastin on Friday. Nothing besides the normal chemo effects. Saturday felt good, got out shopped with the wife and I did some...

    Started by UglyStrike, 07-21-2014 01:12 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    08-02-2014 10:53 PM Go to last post
  46. Detecting Colon cancer without colonoscopy

    Hi, I just found out that my insurance only covers colonoscopy for patients age 50 or higher and I am only 22 and can't afford it right now. I know...

    Started by ravid32, 08-01-2014 09:13 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 690
    08-02-2014 10:25 PM Go to last post
  47. Hello.

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    Started by MissMuffins, 06-05-2013 12:28 AM
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  48. Liver Metastases

    Hello everyone, 2012 my mom was diagnosed with rectal cancer had surgery and was told her margins are clear. They chose not to follow up the...

    Started by Adv1213, 07-30-2014 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-31-2014 04:32 AM Go to last post
  49. What's going to happen

    Hello, My stepfather was diagnosed with colon cancer Nov 2012 , he underwent emergency surgery, after surgery the surgeon came out and said he had...

    Started by aznobor, 07-30-2014 06:18 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 596
    07-30-2014 11:58 PM Go to last post
  50. 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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    07-30-2014 03:58 PM Go to last post

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