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    A endoscopy does not show or indicate Ileus which...

    A endoscopy does not show or indicate Ileus which occurs within the large bowel (colon).
    Barry
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    Just a thought, Has his PCP or Gastro considered...

    Just a thought,
    Has his PCP or Gastro considered the possibility of Ileus as a cause, reason his symptoms are all too familiar.
    Could be his bowel muscle contractions have slowed, this in itself is...
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    You may wish to ask his doctor why the nausea...

    You may wish to ask his doctor why the nausea continues and ask whether a anti nausea medication could be prescribed such as Domperidone or similar.
    In parallel ask about using a milk shake type...
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    Jumping in which frankly one should really never...

    Jumping in which frankly one should really never do, yet maybe just maybe my personal experience can be of help.

    my experience post surgery was similar to your husband for two related reasons....
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    In part, good news it also is noted that they...

    In part, good news
    it also is noted that they have your best interests in mind.
    Lets hope the removal goes withouth a hitch and subsequent lab results are the same.
    Good luck
    Barry
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    Great news Anne. i echo what Doug and Nick said....

    Great news Anne.
    i echo what Doug and Nick said.
    Barry
  7. Thread: And life goes on

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    We / me are hanging in. More to the point How...

    We / me are hanging in.
    More to the point
    How are you.
    Barry
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    I’m sure he has heard all. When I was rushed...

    I’m sure he has heard all.
    When I was rushed from the ward(apparently) to ICU all I vaguely recall was coming half around seeing a vision of grey with human shapes of dark grey.
    So I remember as I...
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    Deb, Pleased to read you are home and...

    Deb,
    Pleased to read you are home and progressing.
    Maybe I was lucky as no drain tube.
    They discharged me with a ton of pain meds oxycodein being one that I didn’t take as that stuff knocks me...
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    This made my day po. Great news Barry

    This made my day po.
    Great news
    Barry
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    I to watched the programme and found it moving to...

    I to watched the programme and found it moving to witness the approach of the clinicians/researchers in response to the side effects and overall treatment regime.
    Overall definitely worth a watch....
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    Sounds familiar, Exactly the same schedule for...

    Sounds familiar,
    Exactly the same schedule for myself, CT scan, CT guided biopsy then bronchoscopy plus a surgical wedge section.
    Results negative for LC, necrotic tissue.

    They even had me...
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    Debs, As far as recovery I’m guessing from my...

    Debs,
    As far as recovery I’m guessing from my experience with the added complications, which I’m sure you will not have was rapid.
    Again I’m guessing they will do minimally invasive surgery.
    Good...
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    Debs, if you read my recent history, I had a...

    Debs,
    if you read my recent history, I had a right wedge section 18 months ago as they were convinced I had lung cancer either as a secondary or primary.

    Fortunately it turned out to be old scar...
  15. Thread: Some Questions

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    Your post went into moderation, since approved so...

    Your post went into moderation, since approved so now our members can view and hopefully respond.
    I have no answers on diagnostic and treatment options in the US.
    No doubt our US members can help....
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    Good to hear all is good. Barry

    Good to hear all is good.
    Barry
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    Well mate, At least you know what you have or a...

    Well mate,
    At least you know what you have or a element of the long list.
    Good you are responding.
    Wood for trees syndrome, never nice position to be in, yet there are always ways out of this...
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    Samuel, Being now a 9 year Colon cancer survivor...

    Samuel,
    Being now a 9 year Colon cancer survivor and also officially diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2015, I completely understand your situation.
    As far as a colonoscopy, the worst part frankly...
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    So here we are a number of years later with...

    So here we are a number of years later with rising PSA to 15.2 at the last check in December 018.
    Latest done May 9th and no repeat NO call from the URO which leads to to suspect same, same as...
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    Debs, Sorry you are back with this news. A...

    Debs,
    Sorry you are back with this news.
    A couple of points I would like to make are !
    I have never ever heard of any specialist, surgeon or oncologist suggest or indeed state “not a single cancer...
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    Anne, its normal to be scared, we all have been...

    Anne,
    its normal to be scared, we all have been when facing surgery, myself I guess more than some.
    The redeeming factor is you are starting on the physical treatment pathway to remove the primary...
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    Patience, perseverance and commitment Po, just...

    Patience, perseverance and commitment Po, just love it.
    that'll keep you occupied.
    Baz
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    This may sound a little light but all you can do...

    This may sound a little light but all you can do is go with the flow to try and find out what is the cause.

    having had numerous DRE’s they are never comfortable, especially if one has fissures,...
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    Anne, Wise move if I may say. On the question...

    Anne,
    Wise move if I may say.
    On the question of a bag, over the last few years I’ve met two ladies both with permanent bags.
    One is a relation of our DIL who lives in Cornwall, she’s lived with a...
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    As others have said. Get the colonoscopy done as...

    As others have said.
    Get the colonoscopy done as your symptoms cover several digestive problems, not necessarily colon cancer.
    Keep in mind 80% of Colorectal cancer is diagnosed in people over 60...
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