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Jan 19, 2016 · @imherhusband · Hello everyone, It's been a while since I posted. In April 2015 [...]

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 [...]

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Mar 13, 2016 · @jeanie456 · Experience with Xeloda

Hi Friends~ I am a "happy to be here and thankful" breast cancer survivor who is doing her best to help my best friend that just had surgery for colon cancer (stupid cancer!!). She had a very successful surgery and was just informed that she will be having chemo, Xeloda,

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Posted by @jeanie456, Feb 13, 2016

Thank you, friends! My friend is doing great so far as she finished her first round of Xeloda. I have passed along all or your words of wisdom to her. She is a very positive person, so I am sure that will keep her going. Again, I appreciate your comments, […]

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Mar 20, 2016 · @Elliem · I am stage 4 colorectal cancer with lung [...]

I am stage 4 colorectal cancer with lung mets. I've been receiving chemo for over two years. This is going to sound strange, but I don't feel like I am "fighting "cancer. With God's mercy and grace, I am living my best life with cancer. I am on maintenance chemo. [...]

Posted by @martingugino, Dec 22, 2015

May I ask, what is the treatment that constitutes maintenance chemo? Did you have lung mets on diagnosis? […]

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Mar 21, 2016 · @kimber · Any advice?

Any advice? Hello friends: the husband had routine ct today and was rushed to the ER after the radiologist found 2 pulmonary embolisms. He is on avastin and I thought that was a blood thinner so I don't know how they treat this. Yesterday he had a urinary stent replaced and [...]

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Jul 28, 2016 · @lisac61 · I haven't posted for awhile so to update - my sister has [...]

I haven't posted for awhile so to update - my sister has Stage IVB metastatic colon cancer - metastases to her ovaries and liver. She had a colon resection and a total hysterectomy on January 29th. The spot on her liver was found 6 weeks later when she had her [...]

Posted by @mykahla21, Nov 22, 2015

Don’t worry about the dose being reduced. I was on adjuvant treatment which included tablet form every day and oxiplatan. Because for me I had side effects of not being able to swallow and felt like I could not breathe because of it. So they lowered the dose for me. […]

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Nov 16, 2015 · @john767 · colon cancer

colon cancer Nov.6 12 was 3yrs i was told that i am cancer free now they are running test to see if the cancer has returned i just do not understand [...]

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Nov 14, 2015 · @kimber · CT results

CT results Hello, question. My husband who has stage 4 colon cancer just got the results of latest CT which showed some areas were shrinking, some stayed the same and a couple of small new areas appeared. This is mostly in the retro peritoneum. I know that that area is bad [...]

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Dec 14, 2015 · @chbb7465d · My husband was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2011. In [...]

My husband was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2011. In 2012 PET scan showed he had it in the right lung. He has had a colectomy and thoracotomy with 2 rounds of uncompleted chemotherapy.He said NO more Dr.'s, surgeries or treatment. With that said long story short he [...]

Posted by @kimber, Nov 8, 2015

Try not to be scared. I know easy for me to say, but my husband does blue collar work and right now he takes xeloda every day for 3 weeks and 1 week off and once a month or once every 3 weeks he goes to the dr and gets […]

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Dec 17, 2015 · @fmmarcus · Lonsurf

Lonsurf I Will be starting on the drug lonsurf This was tas102 during trials. Is there anyone who can share their experience with this drug [...]

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Oct 23, 2015 · @fmmarcus · Stir barge

Stir barge Dr wants me on stirvarga. I told her I would take a lower dose. Can anyone share their experience on this drug. Anyone on lonsurf. Tas 102. It was recently approved [...]

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Oct 8, 2015 · @maryraf · Post rectal surgery blockage

Post rectal surgery blockage My husband was operated on 9/17 to remove a 6cm cancerous tumor from his rectum. He was in the hospital for 8 days. Then returned 3 days later due to a blockage. They put a tube down his nose to his stomach for 5 days then removed [...]

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Oct 2, 2015 · @imherhusband · Hello everyone. This is my first time here. Like many of you [...]

Hello everyone. This is my first time here. Like many of you I have a lot of questions but I won't put a list on here. Back in March 2015 my wife was diagnose with stage 4 colon cancer. They removed most of her colon. Other than ALL THE PROBLEMS [...]

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Sep 14, 2015 · @mige · connect to anyone who had right hemicolectomy done. Not for cancer, I [...]

connect to anyone who had right hemicolectomy done. Not for cancer, I don't think, but to remove large flat polyp. [...]

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Oct 21, 2015 · @ebee1955 · I am having anxiety as I approach my 6 month CT scan. [...]

I am having anxiety as I approach my 6 month CT scan. I keep reading that it is normal and will continue to be each time I approach a scan. What do you suggest to help alleviate the fear? I am a Christian woman and bottom line trust in God's [...]

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Sep 3, 2015 · @anjanaathena · Hello, I have recently recovered from colon cancer and am organising retreats [...]

Hello, I have recently recovered from colon cancer and am organising retreats for cancer patients in remission. Would love have inputs from this community. [...]

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