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3 days ago · @barajasd72 · Colon Cancer mastastised to the liver

Hi, my name is David. My Sister was diagnosed with colon cancer last year. She finished chemo in April 2017. When she was re-checked in August 2017 (CT SCAN) radiology doctor located abnormalities to her liver. PET SCAN was done and went to follow up with the doctor and he [...]

Posted by @barajasd72, 3 days ago

We live in Stockton CA..and yes she wants to fight for her kids and has a supportive family..I personal bro g her older brother will do what ever it takes and if it.means I need to be tested to help with treatment or research for cancer..I just will walk to […]

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2 days ago · @pickthis · Possible Sepsis

Hello group. Was hoping someone could help me. My father was supposed to start his lay cycle of Xeloda but instead caught an infection of sorts or so his family physician said. He started on a week of antibiotics then went back in and they hit him with another dose [...]

Posted by @carolcowan, 2 days ago

Debbie,
I don’t know how you could understand part of my response. My computer is switching words around, changing words, and using ones that don’t make sense. I edited the response just now. No one you know, family or not, has the right to criticize, second guess, or tell you […]

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4 days ago · @yllekeduj · Stage 4 Metastatic Rectal Cancer also moved to liver & pelvis

Like recent information on survival rate of people who have Stage 4 Metastatic Rectal Cancer that has moved into the lymph nods in the pelvis & also multiple tumors in the liver. No cancer in bones, lungs or brain. 57 years old with no prior health conditions. Always been active [...]

Posted by @carolcowan, 4 days ago

yllekediuj,
Here’s a link about trials –

http://news.cancerconnect.com/clinical-trial-information/

That link explains the basics about trials.
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This next link helps you find out how to find one.

https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/clinical-trials/search/trial-guide

Carol […]

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Sat, Nov 18 9:26pm · @charles · Liquid Biopsy to Direct Treatment

I think liquid biopsies will change the way we think about and treat cancer with new precision cancer medicines. Colon cancer has several biomarkers that can be used to direct treatment. http://news.cancerconnect.com/what-is-a-liquid-biopsy/ I am curious if anybodies physician has offered to do a liquid biopsy? C [...]

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Mon, Nov 6 2:49pm · @vaibhav · Colon cancer

My mom diagnosed with colon cancer .ca 125 was 118 and cea was 57 .after the three cycle of chemo ca 125 is 22 and cea is 50. I just want to know about her improvement .can you help me [...]

Posted by @megm, Mon, Nov 6 2:49pm

Hi @vaibhav, what do her doctors say? […]

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Thu, Nov 30 4:24am · @afca_fc · Colon Cancer 3c - What treatment options are available?

I was living abroad and recently diagnosed with colon cancer stage 3c. I'm only 38 and never had any health issues before so this has been huge shock for me! I'm also mother to a small son and am concerned how to get through chemo. I've been advised to do [...]

Posted by @angb, Thu, Nov 30 4:24am

Hello I am Ang 49 yrs of with stage 3c How are you doing with FOLFOX ? Things are going ok here side effects but tolerable Neuropathy being the worst & certain days just really tired ! I have 5 more treatments with a scan to follow Can I ask […]

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Thu, Nov 2 10:51am · @kirby · Diet for colon cancer 3.

What diet should I be on. I have colon cancer 3 and have not started chemo. I feel like I'm constipated today [...]

Posted by @Jan, Thu, Nov 2 10:51am

@pajamas35 4 th year cancer free? […]

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Sat, Oct 28 9:34am · @mbr66 · First appointment with Oncologist - what to ask??

Hi, my name is Mari, I'm 50 yrs old diagnosed with Stage 2A, 0/29 lymph nodes, just had surgery on October 12th to remove sigmoid colon tumor. My first appt with the oncologist is next Monday. I've been reading and writing questions I should address then and was wondering if [...]

Posted by @mbr66, Sat, Oct 28 9:34am

That’s a great suggestion! I’ll do that, thanks!! […]

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Sun, Dec 3 5:41pm · @bethbourg · Rising CEA

My husband’s scans don’t show any new growth or increase in size in liver lesions. Colon tumor was removed in 11/2016 yet his CEA keeps creeping up. It was 78 a year ago and now over 200. Has anyone else experienced this? Thank you. [...]

Posted by @bethbourg, Sat, Dec 2 1:25pm

NP handling on Monday. My husband is Medicare with a supplement. I’ll let you know…. […]

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Fri, Nov 17 1:58pm · @katie5963 · Keytruda and colon cancer

Has anyone taken keytruda for colon cancer? [...]

Posted by @katie5963, Fri, Nov 17 11:56am

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Tue, Nov 28 8:32pm · @kirby · Colon cancer type 3

I'm 61 and my mother died of a stroke at 70 and grandma at 60 Can chemo cause strokes.? [...]

Posted by @pickthis, Tue, Nov 28 8:32pm

Well here we are on his last cycle of Xeloda but it doesn’t look like he will be taking any of it. My dad developed a very bad upper respiratory infection is what the doctor is saying. He started feeling it on Thursday but when he had his blood tests […]

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Tue, Oct 17 9:37am · @cancerconnect · Research News: Targeting BRAF and EGFR

Results from a recent study imply that inhibiting BRAF along with EGFR in patients with advanced colon caner may be more potent than inhibiting either of these targets alone. Read more here: http://news.cancerconnect.com/targeting-braf-egfr-doubles-progression-free-survival-metastatic-colorectal-cancer/ [...]

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Thu, Oct 12 1:12pm · @pickthis · Low temperature with a cough and nasal congestion

Well it's already that time of the season. I thought I would have to start worrying bout the flu and colds closer to November but my dad has caught something. He of course says it's nothing and that he will get over it. But he is all stuffed up and [...]

Posted by @carolcowan, Thu, Oct 12 1:12pm

Debbie,
Because of your oncologist appointment today I didn’t respond with ideas yesterday. Xeloda causes diarrhea and heartburn in many people. The chemo destroys and inhibits the growth of more cancer cells, it also messes with the other cells lining the gastrointestinal system. In your dad’s case, the doctor will […]

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Thu, Nov 16 2:02pm · @tschneider · Stage IIA Colon cancer

I just had surgery to remove ascending and 1/2 of transverse colon. A stage IIA with 0/20 lymph nodes effected pathology report. I go to see the Oncologist today to talk about risk factors. I am a 49 year old, ex-world class athlete that is still in great shape. From [...]

Posted by @jaymacgirls, Thu, Nov 16 2:02pm

Is Immune therapy an option for you? I had much better results than I did with 2 different types of Chemo at stage 3B […]

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Tue, Sep 26 11:17am · @katie5963 · SIRT, Y-90, radioembolization on liver

Has anyone recently had radioembolization, SIRT, Y-90 for liver mets from colon cancer? If so, would you share your experience? My husband is stage 4 and has been on chemo for 2+ yrs. [...]

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