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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[...]
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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 [...]
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,[...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]