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Nov 8, 2013 · @marylam · Experience with FOLFOX

My mom had 4 cycles of Folfox for colon cancer which metastisized to the liver. The Folfox was reducing the size of her tumours. She stopped the Folffox in May 2013 so she coud get her colon resected July 2013 - the colon surgery was fine but her oncologist will [...]

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Jun 30, 2015 · @marzyski · Rectal Cancer: Colostomy Bag, Issue with Good Seal

My brother had rectal cancer and he now has a permanent colostomy bag. He can not get a good seal. The doctors and stoma and wound care nurses have no further suggestions. He has to lay with towels on his belly. Any information would be greatly appreciated. He is only

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Nov 3, 2013 · @jitima · My Wife was diagnosed with sage 3 Ovarian with a low CEA [...]

My Wife was diagnosed with sage 3 Ovarian with a low CEA level but they saying her type of cancer maybe GI....... Its Mucinous cystadcarcinoma with clear cell so they want to go through the GI test she as had the full hysterectomy They say it may have come from [...]

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Nov 8, 2013 · @kashannon · My 47 year old son continues battling (20 months) Stage IV Colon

My 47 year old son continues battling (20 months) Stage IV Colon Cancer which is now in his Sacrum- S1 and S2.. The pain is increasing almost daily; it was recommended to start radiation. Immediately . The chemo is not working, which is another chapter in this journey as ALL [...]

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Nov 8, 2013 · @marylam · Hepatic pump for stage 4 colon cancer met to liver- any experience?

Hepatic pump for stage 4 colon cancer met to liver. Does anyone have know about the hepatic pump? Any info at all.. [...]

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Nov 8, 2013 · @cocoma · I am diagnosed with Stage 3B colon cancer (Dec 2012)

I am diagnosed with Stage 3B colon cancer (Dec 2012). I have had 2 chemo (FOLFOX-6) treatments. The last 3 have been canceled due to side affects--low WBC, stomach issue, and right NOW I am experiencing excruciating sciatica pain. Mainly deep in my left side thigh, but it goes to [...]

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Nov 8, 2013 · @annettewatlers · I am caring for my Mom, 76 years old with colon cancer

I am caring for my Mom, 76 years old with colon cancer. She had surgery to remove the tumour and has stage C, through the colon into the lining and muscle layer of the stomach. Her lungs, liver and lymph nodes were clear, but the margin in surgery was 1 [...]

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May 8, 2013 · @sarahtorri · Any recommendations of doctors at Dana Farber? My mom is wanting to [...]

Any recommendations of doctors at Dana Farber? My mom is wanting to move back home to the Boston area and transfer her treatment to Dana Farber from MD Anderson. Her treatment team in Houston is amazing and she is really hoping to find the same connection in Boston. Does anyone [...]

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Sep 9, 2013 · @karenj · Hi. new to your site. I have stage 4 colon cancer that [...]

Hi. new to your site. I have stage 4 colon cancer that went to my liver. I had colon surgery last April 12, then a scope to look at my liver which decided them on backing out and doing chemo first. Had 5 months of chemo with NSD after. Had [...]

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Aug 21, 2014 · @chajones · Need help understanding and talking to my doctor- and FAST

OK, original dx March 12 with 3c Colon Cancer. Surgery and chemo left me NSD for a couple scans. Then this spring (March 13) a CT scan reveals suspicious marks in my liver. Upon MRI exam there are "a minimum of 12 lesions in all sections of liver" according to [...]

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Apr 25, 2013 · @sherrydavis · Stage II T3 colon cancer , removed Oct 2011.

Stage II T3 colon cancer , removed Oct 2011. [...]

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Dec 19, 2017 · @cocoma · complementary treatments

Hi. I am new to the site. Diagnosed with colon cancer (IIIb) and just had a port placed on Friday. Waiting for chemo to be scheduled, probably this week. A little nervous, of course, but have heard of so many people that do not have side effects that I am [...]

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Apr 15, 2013 · @cdonahuetaylor1 · Stage 3, Starting FOLFOX

New to this site. Diagnosed with Stage 3 colorectal cancer. Had laparoscopic anterior resection with sigmoid colectomy March 4, 2013. Getting ready for my port placement to start chemotherapy on 4/15/2013. It is going to be Folfox for 12 weeks. Not sure what to expect and anxious. [...]

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Aug 15, 2013 · @nancy80 · Stage IV with liver mets, what to expect with chemo?

What to expect with post surgery chemo Last year, I turned 50 and went in for a colonoscopy because that's what you're supposed to do when you turn 50. Surprise! I was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer with liver mets. After 7 months of chemotherapy, the liver tumors [...]

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Apr 16, 2013 · @nettie13 · KRAS Stage IV Colon Cancer

Wanted: Feedback from Colon Cancer Survivors with KRas mutated tumors. Oncs recommend Stivarga. Envita offers nonstandardized treatment not covered by insurance. Dealing with cancer on the cellular level is still confined to the laboratory. Outside of waiting for recurrence and surgery, consuming tumeric and green tea, walking and stretching and [...]

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