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Jul 12, 2014 · @pennyannie · I have R-Ras, a genetic anomaly that makes me resistant to chemo [...]

I have R-Ras, a genetic anomaly that makes me resistant to chemo and radiation. I have stage !V colon cancer that has metastasized to my lungs. I have been on chemo four times since my diagnosis and surgery six years ago. I am out of options, and the tumors are [...]

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Jun 8, 2014 · @melissaadw · My dad was recently diagnosed wtih Stage 4 colon cancer. He is [...]

My dad was recently diagnosed wtih Stage 4 colon cancer. He is doing the infusions and is really interested in oral chemo. His doctor says the infusion pump every other week is more effective. He got a second opinion and that doctor says the pill is more effective. My dad [...]

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Jun 18, 2014 · @grandmotherofjosh · My 23 yr old grandson had a bowel resection and diagnosed with [...]

My 23 yr old grandson had a bowel resection and diagnosed with Metastatic adenocarcinoma -- stage 4 --(T4 -- N2 -- M1) high grade --aggressive. I am looking for a prognosis and suggestions on where he would get the latest medical care. Thank you [...]

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Jul 26, 2014 · @michaelbass · Calling all Colorectal Cancer stage IV's!!

There does NOT seem to be much action on this board among Colon Cancer Stage IV patients or (as in our case) active caregivers (I'm on on hubby's behalf) on any major subject.Everything listed goes back to 2013! Want to shake things UP? Does ANYONE want to get an [...]

Posted by @carolcowan, Jul 12, 2014

I’m going to say this for the umpteenth time, no one cares as much about you as you do (except Vicki with Mike, lol!). Just because your doctor isn’t telling you about new treatments, immunotherapy (or immunochemotherapy) doesn’t mean you shouldn’t look into it. If you’re seeing an oncologist with […]

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Jun 10, 2014 · @jasnore · My dad had colon cancer that moved to the liver. The colon [...]

My dad had colon cancer that moved to the liver. The colon cancer was surgically removed and was in only one lymphnode. But in the last two months he now has three tiny tumors on his liver. We hope to get these surgically removed. My question is - does anyone know [...]

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Sep 16, 2014 · @megnmc5 · My mother in law was diagnosed with metastatic colon cancer this past [...]

My mother in law was diagnosed with metastatic colon cancer this past week. They have found it also in the small intestine, and duodenum. She has been at Barnes in St. Louis and working with doctors from the Siteman Center. Doctors have told her it is inoperable since it has [...]

Posted by @isaacg, May 30, 2014

Thank you so much for the information. […]

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May 20, 2014 · @ank1988bu · hello everyone my father is diagnosed adenocarcinoma in ascending colon.pathology report show [...]

hello everyone my father is diagnosed adenocarcinoma in ascending colon.pathology report show that tumor infiltrating muscle layer and serosa is free from tumor invasion...lymphnode negative, no distance metastasis doc advised chemotherapy 6 round of FOLFOX (5 FU,OXALIPLATIN,LEUCOVORIN) is there any chances of recurrence of cancer at this stage .............. [...]

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Jun 14, 2014 · @dani · Is there anyone out there with stage lV colon cancer (signet ring [...]

Is there anyone out there with stage lV colon cancer (signet ring cell) that also has peritoneal disease? I am newly diagnosed 33 yr old female [...]

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May 12, 2014 · @breton · Hi, My aunt is down with stage IV colon cancer. It has [...]

Hi, My aunt is down with stage IV colon cancer. It has spread to ther liver which is now swollen. Last week she start whizzing. She was also diagnosed with pneumonia. She is scared of chemotherapy. Kindly advise me on what to do. she is in great pain [...]

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May 24, 2014 · @dhyani24 · My mother is suffering from metastatic colon cancer She is 65. After [...]

My mother is suffering from metastatic colon cancer She is 65. After first dose of chemotherapy, her blood platelets count dropped very significantly. She is not given food since her dose. what will happen to ,my mother. She is presently in Dharamshila cancer hospital N Delhi India Kindly advice. [...]

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Mar 17, 2014 · @kfarmer61 · Hi everyone! Just had my first round of Folfox and Avastin last [...]

Hi everyone! Just had my first round of Folfox and Avastin last week and have just developed this dry hacking cough. Anyone else experienced this? What are some of the side effects you had from the Avastin? Doctor's appointment tomorrow! Thanks! [...]

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Nov 24, 2014 · @georgebeker · This is by way of an intro and a request for comment. [...]

This is by way of an intro and a request for comment. Short background - May 2012, head of colorectal surgery at UVa did a resection - clear margins, 30 lymph nodes with no involvement, Stage I, no chemo or radiation indicated. Since then, I've done repeated and very [...]

Posted by @georgebeker, Mar 24, 2014

Dear Deb,
Thanks for sharing your situation. Can you tell me what chemo drugs you were given – and what intervals (once a week, once every two weeks, etc.)? Sorry for the questions, but it will help me as I move forward. My left upper lobe removal is set for […]

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Mar 28, 2014 · @cancerconnect · Web Chat on “Using Radiation to Treat Colorectal Cancers Metastasized to the Liver,” with Sarah Cannon Expert Andrew Kennedy, MD

Sarah Cannon Radiation Oncology Physician-in-Chief Andrew Kennedy, MD, discussed metastatic colorectal cancer and answered our questions during a live Web chat on April 2, 2014. Topics included: • Difficulties of treating mCRC • Treatment options, including Selective Internal Radiation Treatment (SIRT) • Imaging insights, response and survival rates • Treatment [...]

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Feb 26, 2014 · @kfarmer61 · Hi everyone! After having my lung biopsy and finding out my mets [...]

Hi everyone! After having my lung biopsy and finding out my mets were in fact my colon cancer, the oncologist scheduled me for another CT for tomorrow. She has said that I have too many nodules, for any surgery and said that she wants to try Folfri and Avastin. Of [...]

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Feb 24, 2014 · @tonyo · Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy (HAIC)

Hi Just started my first round of stivarga (a drug to stabalize the tumors) as the standard 2 lines of chemotherapy have failed. In the meantime I was in contact with the National Cancer Center of Tokyo and they say the last result to treat my liver metastasis would [...]

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