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Mar 26, 2016 · @Elliem · Carol, I was diagnosed in 2013 with colorectal [...]
Carol, I was diagnosed in 2013 with colorectal cancer and they saw some very tiny spots on my lungs. They didn't know if they were mets or lung cancer. I had to have a colostomy last year. I can't seem to get a straight answer on why I can't have [...]
My husband was diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer last month. Completed 2/12 chemo treatments of Avastin and 5-Fu. He has a fentanyl patch and had a dosage increase to 3 Oxy every 4 hours but still cant get his pain level down below a 4. Has anyone else had [...]
"Can We Treat Colorectal Cancer with Immunotherapy?" New Dana-Farber Blog Post This blog post originally appeared on the blog of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). The story begins, "March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. About 134,490 people are estimated to be diagnosed with ... colorectal cancer [...]
I was treated for breast cancer at 101 Colombian now I have colon cancer and my insurance will only allow me to go to 51 performance drive Weymouth anyone getting treated there? [...]
"What Can I Eat If I Have Colorectal Cancer?" New Dana-Farber Blog Post "Colorectal cancer and its treatments can often impact the way the body digests foods, fluids, and absorbs nutrients. For patients and survivors, incorporating healthy, plant-based foods and lean protein into your diet can help your body [...]
Hi everyone my husband who is 41 years old was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer that metastasised to his liver. Next week he's going for a right lobectomy and they're implanted a chemotherapy pump that will pump the chemo directly to his liver. Has anyone had either a lobectomy[...]
Hi everyone, my husband was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in August. They did a resection and he received 5 rounds of folfox. At the end of January they found 3 spots on his liver and he's scheduled for surgery in March. They're removing the tumors and installed a[...]
Hello, My husband was diagnosed a 1 1/2 ago with stage 4 CRC with mets only to the left lung, shoulder, 6th rib, and left hip bone. Treatment went very well for about 1 year (folifori,folfox,avastin, 5fu) 2 ago weeks his oncologist told him the cancer is progressing even with[...]
"Signs and symptoms of Colorectal Cancer" View This New Dana-Farber Slide Show
Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the U.S. What are some of the common signs and symptoms? And how often -- and how -- should you be screened?
View the answers to these and many other questions[...]
I was diagnosed in November 2015 with rectal cancer. The tumor was staged thru ultrasound as Stage 3, MRI indicated Stage 2. The tumor is very close to the anal verge. I am scheduled to have my last chemoradiation treatment tomorrow and then three BOOST sessions. Currently I am [...]
My husband (age 63) has Stage 4 colon cancer; early 2014 a tumor was removed from his colon & he had the ostomy bag for 6 mts; some preventive chemo treatments & bag was reversed. In June, 2015 it had mets to 3 small areas of his lungs - radiation [...]
Hello everyone, It's been a while since I posted. In April 2015 my wife was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. When she started treatment June 2015 her Cancer maker was 29 today Jan. 2016 it is 2.2 and she's on her 2nd round of chemo. Her legs and arms [...]