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Jan 19, 2015 · @drosaio7 · Hey anyone have any experience with Regorafenib aka Stivarga. My husband will [...]

Hey anyone have any experience with Regorafenib aka Stivarga. My husband will complete his 14 day of 4 pills a day. He has one more week of pills then a week off then 21 more day on with another cycle after that. Any comments, knowledge. I want to get to [...]

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Mar 17, 2015 · @mykahla21 · Can you be cured of stage 3 small bowel cancer. Or does [...]

Can you be cured of stage 3 small bowel cancer. Or does it always come back? [...]

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Feb 3, 2016 · @drosaio7 · Well this if for Colon Cancer families and clinical trial families. My [...]

Well this if for Colon Cancer families and clinical trial families. My husband did not meet any of the requirements for about 7 or 8 trials he applied for back in September and October. Then he had a serious Kidney function shut down. Really serious. Good news is after about [...]

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Feb 26, 2015 · @ayah · I was diagnosed with Stage 1 Colon Cancer in May of 2011. [...]

I was diagnosed with Stage 1 Colon Cancer in May of 2011. For the last 2 months I have had a major change in my bowel habits which caused me to go to the Doctor yesterday. He said I need a colonoscopy .... Should I be worried? I try to [...]

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Jan 9, 2015 · @megm · Clinical Trials for metastatic colorectal cancer

I am one of the moderators here and a new member of the colon cancer group recently asked if there were others who could share their experience with clinical trials for metastatic colorectal cancer. Thanks for sharing! [...]

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Jan 10, 2015 · @krisang · Recurring cancer

Recurring cancer Well... I finished my last chemo round on July 25th last year. I recently had a C T scan. Showed it is back on the outside of my stomach. Does anyone know if it being on the outside is a little better than being on the inside or not? [...]

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Jan 9, 2015 · @kimber · My husband had hipec in late October. They also removed his gallbladder. [...]

My husband had hipec in late October. They also removed his gallbladder. Now he has stomach aches unrelated to eating and I think maybe cancer spread again. He has not had chemo for 3 months since he was recovering from hipec is that possible? He goes back to chemo dr [...]

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Jan 3, 2015 · @marionabel1 · My brother in law is in his last two torturous Chemo rounds. [...]

My brother in law is in his last two torturous Chemo rounds. He has developed a raging yeast infection on his scrotum. There is actually a wound there. What's the best advice here? I say get to a dermatologist ASAP . Any other thoughts? Thank you for any help. [...]

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Jan 5, 2015 · @mnswede · Stage III Colon Cancer Treatment Decision Making

Hi everyone, I went in for a colonoscopy in August, and after numerous doctors and procedures I am now diagnosed with stage III colon cancer. I had colectomy surgery about a month ago and they discovered it had gotten into one of the lymph nodes, thus the stage III diagnosis [...]

Posted by @carolcowan, Jan 1, 2015

Hi Juanita,
Chemotherapy destroys cells in different ways. The tried and true ones have been around for a good while and their mechanism of action is to disrupt the formation of new cells. Those cells are both bad (cancer cells) and good ones, many of the cells we need to […]

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Fri, Apr 6 8:33pm · @kimber · Caregiver to Husband with Stage IV Colon Cancer

My husband is battling stage 4 colon cancer and I just want to know if anyone knows anyone personally who lived 10 years or more. I have young kids and I'm trying to mentally prepare myself [...]

Posted by @colontown, Dec 17, 2014

I know a few folks who have lived over ten years; I know more that have lived over 5 years (and are going strong!) […]

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Jan 9, 2015 · @cmartinez · Dad Just Diagnosed with Stage IV Colon Cancer

Hi , my dad was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer feeling lost [...]

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Mar 15, 2015 · @jenniferbrown · My brother was recently diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. He received [...]

My brother was recently diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. He received Oxaliplatin and 5 FU as his first line of chemotherapy. Subsequently, he now has Oxaliplatin induced neuropathy of his hands and feet, which are affecting his activities of daily living. He is taking LYRICA, but it does not [...]

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Apr 27, 2015 · @kitkat57 · Stage IV Rectal Cancer

My husband was diagnosed with rectal cancer with mets to the liver, lung and a lesion on the spine. He only had a CT scan because the insurance wouldn't cover a PET . So they couldn't properly stage the disease. But the oncologist told us it was probably stage 4.

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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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