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    Samuel, Barry is right on with the procedure...

    Samuel,
    Barry is right on with the procedure and your prep. I too have had several and the prep is the most annoying. As for the procedure it is THE gold standard for detecting colon cancer. The...
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    JustGottaMake Thanks for posting about you and...

    JustGottaMake
    Thanks for posting about you and your dad. And yes, "Life sure is funny." Hope the good news continues. Wishing you the best.

    doug
  3. Deb, so sorry to hear of this change of events. ...

    Deb, so sorry to hear of this change of events. All of what Barry has said seems correct to me. As of this time, I cannot offer much except for you to continue to visit and update. You never know...
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    Anne, good to hear that things are moving along. ...

    Anne, good to hear that things are moving along. As for the surgery, think positively and be prepared to get up and going as soon as they give you a green light. We have several people in our...
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    Anne, I am just checking in again. You had...

    Anne,

    I am just checking in again. You had last posted that May 6 was a preop appointment... so, where are things now?

    I just want you to know there are folks here who do care and are...
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    Steele, I too, missed your post. I thought...

    Steele,

    I too, missed your post. I thought there would be others posting here when I first read it. My diagnosis was stage 2, into the wall of the rectum, not through, and post surgery, no lymph...
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    Thanks for posting and letting people know what...

    Thanks for posting and letting people know what has happened. Good to know that things have improved for you. Amazing what our bodies will do when subjected to the stress of our minds....

    Hard...
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    Mike, So good of you to post!! And what great...

    Mike, So good of you to post!! And what great news. I think everyone wants to hear of these good news stories. I know when I heard people in a support group who had been attending for years, it...
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    Anne, Thanks for posting to let us know where...

    Anne,
    Thanks for posting to let us know where things are. It sounds like you are headed in a good direction. I wish you well with your continued treatment. Keep moving, and they will get you...
  10. Mike, I am sorry to read your post as well. ...

    Mike, I am sorry to read your post as well. Barry and Nick have said what needs to be posted for you. Their suggestions regarding treatment, diet and exercise are right on target as far as I am...
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    Mandy, I am sorry that you find yourself here...

    Mandy,

    I am sorry that you find yourself here for your mom. The whole process of colorectal cancer is a difficult one, but can be managed successfully when the cancer is caught early enough.
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    Hey there BatGirl, How are things? You...

    Hey there BatGirl,

    How are things? You getting any relief? I hope things are going better for you.

    doug
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    Ps. Waiting is the most difficult part! ...

    Ps. Waiting is the most difficult part! Waiting for him to get home, waiting for the docs, waiting for the results and waiting for a treatment plan to be proposed. It will all come together.... ...
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    CG, I know this is easy for me to say, but...

    CG,

    I know this is easy for me to say, but worry gets us nothing. Read a book, run a lap at the Y or swim somewhere... anyway, anything is better than spending time on something that won't have...
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    smip, sounds like the docs are pursuing the...

    smip, sounds like the docs are pursuing the issues you have thus far. I know it is the worst waiting, but that's often what we have to do. I would suggest you eat well and exercise as best you can....
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    CG1644, So sorry to hear of your son's...

    CG1644, So sorry to hear of your son's situation. Nick is right, he needs to be seen asap. I would think the colonoscopy is the first thing on the Dr's list. As for anxiety, yep it comes with...
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    Hang in there, the Docs seem to be getting as...

    Hang in there, the Docs seem to be getting as much information as they can with out being invasive. They have been doing this work awhile and seem to have some pretty tight protocols for treatment....
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    I agree with Nick, all is good there. Sounds...

    I agree with Nick, all is good there. Sounds familiar to some degree. Anyway good to know the outcome remains good!

    doug
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    Smip, You have your hands full! Look at all...

    Smip,

    You have your hands full! Look at all the difficulties you've dealt with and handled. As PoGuy has suggested, you need to get to a cancer treatment center and answer the question, "do you...
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    Smip, sorry you have had to find your way here,...

    Smip, sorry you have had to find your way here, but it is a good place to be to find support and get some clarity. Sounds like you have a Dr and others heading up a strategy to pursue your...
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    BatGirl, Your treatment seems to have caused...

    BatGirl,

    Your treatment seems to have caused you problems. I would be sure to keep in touch with your Docs to update them on your responses. Sorry you have had this added complication. I don't...
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    Missing_her, I am very sorry for your loss...

    Missing_her,
    I am very sorry for your loss and suspect how difficult it is to have come here to share. The question you raised is a good one. My son's father-in-law passed of PC four months...
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    Anne, I was looking at threads where I had...

    Anne,

    I was looking at threads where I had posted and came across your post. I was wondering how things are going for you? I know you are trying to work with the loss of your husband, please...
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    Great news Dave, I also appreciate you...

    Great news Dave,

    I also appreciate you acknowledging the "Google chase" as a very misleading source. Thanks for posting. Keep us informed and celebrate with that one year old! That's where you...
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    I get what you mean about it being annoying, I...

    I get what you mean about it being annoying, I certainly feel that way about my feet. I don't know of the Oxi causing the movement, but I agree that is wouldn't be out of line with the nerve...
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