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Dec 17, 2014 · @patcarmich · My younger brother has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. His [...]

My younger brother has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. His initial chemo treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering proved unsuccessful in reducing the tumor and spread of cancer cells. We have been bombarded with suggestions of "non-traditional" treatments which we are somewhat skeptical about. Would love to hear from [...]

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Dec 8, 2014 · @colum.price · Hi everyone its a long time since I have been on here [...]

Hi everyone its a long time since I have been on here as my wife has had such excellent health for the last year up to June this year. She has had stage 4 bowel cancer which metastised to the lower love of her right lung, completely removed. Chemo etc [...]

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Nov 21, 2014 · @kfarmer61 · Need some feedback I have Stage IV Rectal cancer. I have a [...]

Need some feedback I have Stage IV Rectal cancer. I have a 3 oncologists that I see at my Oncology group; 1 decided that he would not do a CT scan anytime soon due to my tumor markers going from 14.9 to 9.7 in a couple of months. Monday another [...]

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Dec 20, 2014 · @julie2014 · rect/colon cancer stage IV

rect/colon cancer stage IV Anyone have life expectancy for this diagnosis? [...]

Posted by @mjcruiser, Nov 17, 2014

I am in a similar situation. I plan to live as long as God plans for me to live. I also plan to live each day to its fullest and not worry about a timeline. At first I wanted an answer to how long and then I decided I did […]

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Nov 6, 2014 · @jenjen1975 · Side effects of Vestibix? My 82 year old Mum was diagnosed with [...]

Side effects of Vestibix? My 82 year old Mum was diagnosed with colon cancer in September 2013, had surgery, (permanent stoma) and 6 months of subsequent oral chemotherapy (sorry name evades me and I'm In transit!). A scan last week revealed metastases to her left liver lobe, duodenum, pylorus and [...]

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Nov 19, 2014 · @marge · Rectal Cancer

I was diagnosed with rectal cancer in July 2011. I had been treating myself for hemorrhoids for several months as I had the same symptoms as my husband who had hemorrhoids. I saw my surgeon to get relief from the hemorrhoids and the biopsy had revealed I had cancer. I

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Nov 9, 2014 · @shaytala · Last Friday my sister and I went to her appointment with her [...]

Last Friday my sister and I went to her appointment with her Oncologist. She had been undergoing the chemo since last September and had to stop about two months ago because the chemo just wore her out. The hope was that a break would give her some energy and they [...]

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Nov 5, 2014 · @pkirk · nausea

nausea Saw a post this past week, maybe in the pancreatic cancer section about nausea. Ask for or insist on Emend. Google Emend. [...]

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Nov 2, 2014 · @mcrow · The situation: stage III b colon cancer, long history of lupus and [...]

The situation: stage III b colon cancer, long history of lupus and mild asthma...functional and working 40+ hours/week but physically tired all of the time (this has been baseline for years....cancer is new) history colectomy four months ago with infection complications on wound site, which took 3 months to heal....now [...]

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Nov 2, 2014 · @uday · Hi everyone my mom was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer with [...]

Hi everyone my mom was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer with mets to liver & lungs. She underwent resection of colon then she was on xeloda 8 cycles of chemo last 2 with irinotecan.. She also had four rounds of Avastin.. But her CEA s rising up.. She has [...]

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Nov 2, 2014 · @ank1988bu · my father dgns stage 2a right colon cancer ..after 6 month of [...]

my father dgns stage 2a right colon cancer ..after 6 month of right hemicolectomy his cea was 2.3 ng. he have low grade fever last 7 days. i m so worried about this ...hb level also 10.. is there recurrance. [...]

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Nov 3, 2014 · @nancymaddox315 · I have stage Iv colon. Spread to liver and lungs. About a [...]

I have stage Iv colon. Spread to liver and lungs. About a year and a half into treatment. CEA is climbing fast. I feel alone in an ocean with life rafts around and each one I grab sinks. I need to know if any alternative treatment has worked for anyone. [...]

Posted by @megm, Oct 17, 2014

Hi @nancymaddox315, have you checked out the integrative medicine center at Dana-Farber (http://www.dana-farber.org/Adult-Care/Treatment-and-Support/Patient-and-Family-Support/Zakim-Center-for-Integrative-Therapies.aspx)?

What treatment are you having now? Have you discussed clinical trial options? […]

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Oct 12, 2014 · @ank1988bu · hi.... my father dgns stage 2a colon cancer with no pericolic invasion [...]

hi.... my father dgns stage 2a colon cancer with no pericolic invasion after 6 month of right hemicolectomy he have feel pain at anastomosis site and currently heamoglobin lavel is 9 is there possible of recurrance after 6 month at this stage ...pls help me [...]

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Nov 20, 2014 · @drosaio7 · This is my first post. My husband was diagnosed in February of [...]

This is my first post. My husband was diagnosed in February of this year with stage 4 Colorectal Cancer unspecified origin. He just finished the second of two regiments. We have been advised to seek Clinical Trials, while he is on a "break" from treatment. We have two from our [...]

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Oct 12, 2014 · @shaytala · My sister diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer in Sept 2013. For [...]

My sister diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer in Sept 2013. For a little background..... She went thru chemo until approx 8 weeks ago. Tumors in colon & liver....tumors shrunk some but oncologist says after trying different different drugs sis has a "resistant cancer". The chemo has certainly taken its [...]

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