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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 @carolcowan, Feb 9, 2016

Hi Luda,
I’m Carol, one of the moderators here. I’m also a hospice nurse. Thanks for sharing your experiences. Sometimes patients can do everything right and still have problems, but others get good results. I know it’s hard to try to motivate yourself to fight when it seems like everything […]

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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 @megm, Dec 21, 2015

Hi @Elliem, thanks for sharing your experience! […]

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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 @carolcowan, Nov 21, 2015

From my experience there’s no wondering whether to tell someone something. They just have to ask. They won’t ask if they feel like they can’t handle the answer. It behooves the person who’s being asked to answer truthfully, make sure what they say is understood, correct it if it’s not, […]

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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 @Jan, Nov 8, 2015

Thank you so much for answering me I am scared to death
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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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Sep 7, 2015 · @salmon2014 · I have stage 4 colon cancer I have heard that it is [...]

I have stage 4 colon cancer I have heard that it is a very painful kind of cancer [...]

Posted by @ebee1955, Sep 4, 2015

Good morning Sbalkowitsch! I had Stage 3 colon cancer. I would never have known except I began bleeding with bowel movements. Had radiation and chemo then a resection surgery. Never any pain except immediately following the surgery. I then had to follow up with four months of chemo. Still no […]

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