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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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Aug 3, 2015 · @dannydog1 · Hi I am new to the site colon cancer stage 4 I [...]

Hi I am new to the site colon cancer stage 4 I am 10chemo cycles down the line awaiting scan to check on any progress made forgot to sat mastitis in liver and lungs outlook not good. Any positive comments welcome [...]

Posted by @dannydog1, Jul 31, 2015

Thank you Merideth you have Mede me smile I am in the UK being treated at one of England s major cancer hospitals like you say the diagnosis at the beginning is scary I feel good I look good some days I wake up and feel it’s all a mistake […]

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Aug 15, 2015 · @gwiedner · Hello, I just found this group. I've just found out last week [...]

Hello, I just found this group. I've just found out last week that i have colon cancer and my dr is sending me to see Dr Haas in Houston, TX. He comes highly recommended by my dr, Dr. Vadva. I live in Groves, TX....Houston is about a 100 miles from [...]

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Aug 18, 2015 · @lisac61 · I am really just writing to talk to someone who is going [...]

I am really just writing to talk to someone who is going through the same thing I am. The first thing I should stay is that my sister has never had a major illness and has never taken a lot of medication. She had my niece that is the extent [...]

Posted by @lisac61, Jul 28, 2015

Thank you, Carol. She does have a great dictor. He is very informative and does listen. In writing my post, I was probably a little scattered. He took her off of the Oxiliplatin because he deemed that she was in remission because the spot on her liver was gone. […]

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Aug 11, 2015 · @katerose · Hi Newbie here. On a year long journey with stage 3 colon [...]

Hi Newbie here. On a year long journey with stage 3 colon rectal cancer Had radiation and chemo for 6 weeks then tumor removed and had to have permanent colostomy. One positive lymph node but no other spread. Now doc wants to do 12 wks of oxaplatin and xeloda I [...]

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Jul 31, 2015 · @kimber · Another obstructed bowel

Another obstructed bowel So we're now on round 2 of obstructed bowel. This time he may have to have surgery. His calcium and hemoglobin levels were both significantly elevated. This is on top of his increased cea levels. He was dehydrated from puking but not that much. Any similar stories? [...]

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Aug 3, 2015 · @deniselinnea · New to this group. 44 yrs old (single mom of 2 young [...]

New to this group. 44 yrs old (single mom of 2 young teens). Stage 4 Colon Cancer. Have undergone several surgeries this past March. Large tumor in colon removed... ended up w a colostomy bag. Metastasized to left lung & liver. Started chemo on June 8th. The drips are very [...]

Posted by @kimber, Jul 22, 2015

Hi Denise. My husband also has stage 4 colon cancer and is 47. His spread is to the omentum and peritoneum. It’s considered to have one of the worst prognosis since systemic chemo does not reach there usually. His actually did and he became no evidence of disease after chemo […]

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Jul 17, 2015 · @kimber · Cea levels

Cea levels My husbands cea levels have gone from 6 to 17 in one month. I know some people have levels in the hundreds but I'm wondering if this indicates that the cancer returned. He's been Ned for about 6 months and not a actively treating. He has colon cancer stage [...]

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Jul 8, 2015 · @marijo · Stage III Rectal Cancer: Follow up

It has been awhile since I read the entries and comments on this site. It is 2 1/2 years since my diagnosis for stage III rectal cancer. Since I am going in for a check up with my oncologist again this week, I wanted to see if there was anything

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Jul 6, 2015 · @mrsjudychin · Hello, I need help. I was diagnosed with colon cancer in 5/2013. [...]

Hello, I need help. I was diagnosed with colon cancer in 5/2013. I had 6 sessions of folfox quemo and had to get cancelled due to toxicity. After many complications, I'm still here fighting. Now I have an ampullary adenomatous polyp in the entrance of the pancreas. I live in [...]

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Jun 30, 2015 · @aprilsloan · I am writing for my father. He has stage 4 colon cancer [...]

I am writing for my father. He has stage 4 colon cancer and does not have a colonoscopy bag but does have an incision in his side where overflowing liquid comes out. He has developed an ulcer and gets extreme burning pain when liquid comes out. Is there anything that [...]

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Jun 20, 2015 · @willnotgiveup · Hi all, I don't know if you all know about this, but [...]

Hi all, I don't know if you all know about this, but Dana-Farber has a thing called "Giving Pages" It allows you to setup a fundraising page that tells your story and raise funds for DF. I created one specifically for all donations to go to fund research for [...]

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Jun 21, 2015 · @marialaura71 · Hello! My name is Maria Laura , I'm from Argentina and muy [...]

Hello! My name is Maria Laura , I'm from Argentina and muy husband, Eduardo,take colon cancer. Sorry to my english, its not the better. Eduardo's CEA is increasing and we dont Known whats else do ,he takes QT , twice in the month along a year ( FOLFOX 5+ Vectivix). [...]

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