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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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Aug 25, 2015 · @bryanmeb · metastatic colon cancer

metastatic colon cancer I had this to my liver and had colon and liver resection 2008/ chemo/ reversal of colostomy And have no more cancer. Only see Primary care MD once per year have had a colonoscopy that is clear and all my labs are normal So there is hope This electronic mail and [...]

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Sep 3, 2015 · @runadhar · Rectal Cancer stage IIIB

my wife,58yrs underwent tt for rectal cancer stage IIIB,with 3 nearby lymph node metastasis.treatment included surgery and adjuvant therapy.she is maintaining colostomy bag Is it possible to know exact srvival rate

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Jun 7, 2016 · @jay2991 · Stage IV- looking for survival stories

Hi my brother Stage 4 Metastatic Adenocarcinoma which has spread to the Peritoneum..no other major organs are affected He is to begin 6 rounds of chemotherapy starting next week It is not curable only manageable any good survival story or open to any suggestion and opinion

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Posted by @Jan, Jun 1, 2016

So nice to hear good news so happy for you!!! […]

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Aug 23, 2015 · @lisac61 · Hello. I haven't posted anything about my sister lately. Last week she [...]

Hello. I haven't posted anything about my sister lately. Last week she woke up with pain under her left arm and left neck. We tried using a heating pad, a TENS unit, muscle relaxers, and Biofreeze to no avail. She had her chemo appt on Monday and after the doctor [...]

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Sep 5, 2015 · @gabriele · My soon to be husband had a resection after being diagnosed with [...]

My soon to be husband had a resection after being diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer, he has completed 6 sessions of chemotherapy as of today, although originally he was scheduled for 12 sessions. Due to the side effect and because he had been told by his oncologist that doctors [...]

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Aug 17, 2015 · @navymom915 · Anyone have experience with Vectibix, with metastatic colon cancer? Side effects? Treatment [...]

Anyone have experience with Vectibix, with metastatic colon cancer? Side effects? Treatment of side-effects/ [...]

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Aug 10, 2015 · @nancymaddox315 · Hi I have stage 4 colon with mets to liver and lungs. [...]

Hi I have stage 4 colon with mets to liver and lungs. Did two and a half years chemo. Stopped working. Then experimental drug called TAS102. Tumors grew fast. They took me off that. They offered me a phase 1 trial, but you are hospitalized a lot. In hospital three [...]

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Nov 30, 2015 · @sue_in_delaware · After 4 rounds of chemo (FOLFOX plus Avastin) my side effects were [...]

After 4 rounds of chemo (FOLFOX plus Avastin) my side effects were so horrible (swollen tongue and throat with difficulty breathing or swallowing, extreme neuropathy etc.) that my Oncologist changed one of the drugs. He took away Oxaliplatin and now added Irinotecan for my 5th round. What a relief it [...]

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Aug 10, 2015 · @toots51 · I have stage 4 colon cancer with mets to abdomen, diagnosed 4 [...]

I have stage 4 colon cancer with mets to abdomen, diagnosed 4 yrs. ago.. have had 95 cycles of folfuri and avastin since the beginning. aside from some nasty mouth sores and chemo brain I have done very well. tumors are stable and cea is under 12 right now. hoping [...]

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Sep 7, 2015 · @kfarmer61 · Hello everyone! I have Stage 4 metastatic rectal cancer and have been [...]

Hello everyone! I have Stage 4 metastatic rectal cancer and have been on Irinotecan and Avastin for 16 months. CEA levels have gone up 3 points and I had a new CT scan on Tuesday (no results until Monday). My question is for anyone that is currently being treated for [...]

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Aug 7, 2015 · @suggi · Colostomy Bag-- Adhesive Allergy

Just wondering if anyone can tell me what can be done for a friend who has developed an adhesive allergy and is going to need a colostomy bag. The doctor doubts the allergy but non latex and latex bandaids leave red swollen welts. I know allergy to adhesive is real

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Aug 6, 2015 · @lorri · Stage IV Rectal Cancer: Pain and Bloating

My son has rectal cancer stage 4 he is in a lot of pain which he takes meds for but he also he is also very bloated and has a lot of gas is there anything he can take that will not interfere with his medication

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Aug 4, 2015 · @mige · Would like to hear from anyone who had colon resection for large [...]

Would like to hear from anyone who had colon resection for large flat polyp. Just had bladder surgery for cancer and scheduled for 3 weeks for colon. I was given choice of 4 colonoscopies or resection for this, I chose surgery. Need advice please. [...]

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Jul 31, 2015 · @mige · Just had turbt 2 weeks ago. Need colon resection on flat polyp. [...]

Just had turbt 2 weeks ago. Need colon resection on flat polyp. How long should I wait to do this. Thanks [...]

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