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Feb 24, 2014 · @bills · Hi all: it's been a tough few weeks, Brother Bob is struggling [...]

Hi all: it's been a tough few weeks, Brother Bob is struggling with the final stages of lung cancer and wouldn't fate have my colon cancer reappear. I found out last week that I have a new significant polip in my lower colin that will need to come out with [...]

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Feb 6, 2014 · @tonyo · Stivarga/Regorafinib

Hello, After 2 failures of standard chemo lines. I have now been prescribed Regorafinib produced by Bayer. It was approved by the FDA IN 2012 and 3 months ago in Austria. Anyone have any experience with this drug? It seems that this is suited for cases like mine. Unfortunately [...]

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Jan 29, 2014 · @goldie · Hello August 2008 I was diagnosed with colon cancer. It spread to [...]

Hello August 2008 I was diagnosed with colon cancer. It spread to my lungs but I was very stable. Just recently it spread to by bone. I am on treatment now to keep the lung issue stable. The doc told me to take calcium and vitamin d. It doesn't seem [...]

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Jan 26, 2014 · @matoka · Rectal Cancer

Rectal Cancer My husband is finishing his last (12th) round of chemo today. It's been a long road of just about a year [...]

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Jan 15, 2014 · @kring9068 · I am having my last chemo treatment for colon cancer. How soon [...]

I am having my last chemo treatment for colon cancer. How soon can I color my hair? [...]

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May 25, 2014 · @kfarmer61 · Results from my lung biopsy show that the cancer in my lungs [...]

Results from my lung biopsy show that the cancer in my lungs is in fact the colon cancer...duh, I knew that already. The oncologist has said that surgery is not an option and he has plans on putting me on Xeloda and Avastin. Has anyone done this combo? What kind [...]

Posted by @kfarmer61, Jan 6, 2014

Thanks Becky, didn’t know that Avastin was a hormone reducer. Not sure what the point in that drug is except I have spinal stenosis and the Folfox really causes extreme pain. I am going to have a second opinion. […]

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Apr 2, 2014 · @sparky · We just found out that my wife has stage 4 colon cancer [...]

We just found out that my wife has stage 4 colon cancer that has gone the liver. She had surgery Jan. 3 to remove tumor from the colon. Dr. says chemo will start in about a month. We have not talked to a Dr. about chemo treatments yet. What can [...]

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Jan 6, 2014 · @sunflower91 · Hello, I am a new member to this forum. Currently stage IV [...]

Hello, I am a new member to this forum. Currently stage IV CRC. Dx in 2011, underwent several surgeries, FOLFOX 12 tx., recurrence and then FOLFIRI 12 tx. I am now NED. My question is about pain. Pain in joints, bones and very, very stiff. It is very difficult to [...]

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Jan 1, 2014 · @rice1970 · Anyone else have colon mets in the bone and never in the [...]

Anyone else have colon mets in the bone and never in the liver or lung? Is this rare that colon cancer spreads to bones and not the liver or lung first? [...]

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Dec 22, 2013 · @colum.price · Hi all and a merry Christmas. For all of you fighting and [...]

Hi all and a merry Christmas. For all of you fighting and struggling and battling against the big 'C' , here is a story of hope. My wife Bernadine has stage 4 bowel cancer, diagnosed in 2011 , lost two thirds of her right lung , part of her bowel [...]

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Apr 24, 2014 · @jaymacgirls · Last day of Chemo!

Last day of Chemo! Stage 3 Colon Cancer Lynch Syndrome diagnosis in May. After surgery, 6 months of Fol-fox. No major side effects at all except sensitivity to cold. Wonderful experience at The James Cancer Center in Columbus. Highly recommend the staff. Top notch cutting edge hospital. Lost both [...]

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Feb 9, 2014 · @tonyo · Had my 2nd CT scan after my 2nd line treatment of Avastin [...]

Had my 2nd CT scan after my 2nd line treatment of Avastin and Folfox. Overall the tumor markers are down to 690 from a high of 3800. Tumors seem to be at bay and have not grown or spread. This is all a good thing. Only depressing news is that surgery [...]

Posted by @mjcruiser, Nov 21, 2013

I looked to see more of your history to see where you were being treated but it looks like this is your first time posting. I am a believer of second opinions and then I would feel I could make a final decision. In my case my experience with chemo […]

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Apr 30, 2014 · @deniseh · Stage IV Colon Cancer and Prognosis

Hi I was diagnosed with stage IV metastatic colon cancer .The doctors just told me I have 2 years I cannot believe this is true . Has anyone else gone through this and is there any encouraging words ? I start chemo on Tuesday they will not so surgery the [...]

Posted by @kristenrenee, Oct 24, 2013

I have stage Iv- first advice is get other opinions. If I had beloved by fret surgeon I wouldn’t be here today. I had chemo and radiation to shrink the tumor and then they were able to remove it. I currently am having a local recurrence but just a few […]

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Jan 22, 2014 · @bheisler · New Diagnosis of Stage IV Colon Cancer-- looking for support

I have just been dx with stage 4 colon cancer with mets to liver and lungs-any hope for me/ [...]

Posted by @grammym, Jan 9, 2014

Yes, you make a lot of sense to me. I would ( and did) think the same way ( and went through the same turmoil), except I know as cancer patient and a nurse, while waiting for any length of time, the disease could be spreading to other parts of […]

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Apr 7, 2014 · @debsuth · 1 year post chemo

I finished my last chemo in October of 2012. I am in remission and so far all scans have been good. I'm currently seeing my onc every 3 months. My blood levels have gradually come back to normal. My platelets were up to over 160. They dropped to 155 and [...]

Posted by @kfarmer61, Sep 15, 2013

Amen Becky! I was ridiculous trying to be supermom, super employee, super everything. I had a very high stress job and married to an alcoholic for 30 years. I definitely believe that stress was the reason for my illness! […]

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