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Dec 9, 2016 · @lxhowe · Concerned about possible recurrence

I was diagnosed with rectal cancer in March of 2015. Had surgery, chemo and radiation. Wound up with an illisotomy. I had to spots on my lungs which they treated with radiation. Latest cat scan shows enlarge lymphnod in lungs. Waiting six weeks to repeat scan and then determine next

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Nov 29, 2016 · @kerileach · Very concerned

Good evening! I am in dire need of help or suggestions. My Father-in-Law (FIL), 77 was recently diagnosed with colon cancer. He hadn't been feeling well for a few months and took himself to the ER last Friday due to no appetite and feeling "icky". Make a long story short,

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Nov 17, 2016 · @ganza · New diagnosis-- staging

Hi, im 30 years old male. Around 2 weeks ago i always had stomach cramps for 10 days. Then i went to specialist and i did colonscopy. The doctor found out there's a big cancer in my colon that blocked all the food from coming out. So 4 days ago

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Nov 7, 2016 · @cyclema · In treatment now-- dealing with neuropathy

I am currently undergoing chemotherapy for stage three colon cancer. I have completed 4 out of 8 treatments. Neuropathy in my hands and feet are my biggest concern. I'd like to hear from others with similar side effects.

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Oct 31, 2016 · @guotao · Second opinions

My wife was diagnosed a colon cancer stage 4 in Feb. 2015 in Beijing, China. The cancer cells was found had spread into her lung. After many cycles Chemotherapy and one cyberknife operation to remove a looked like an isolated node, it was now found 3 new nodes of sizes

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Oct 31, 2017 · @katie5963 · Looking for others to share experience with liver-directed therapy

Does anyone have any info on ablation for liver? My husband has colon cancer with mets to liver and 2 lymph nodes. Current doing 5fu, leucovorin, avastin.

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Posted by @katie5963, Aug 24, 2017

@litamarie please keep us posted. […]

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Oct 27, 2016 · @susybf · Stage IV diagnosis- what next?

Hi, my name is Susana and my father was diagnosed 3 days ago with colon cancer stage 4. he had surgery day before yesterday and doctor could not remove anything and said it had spread to different organs. they also said chemio is the only option and could start in

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Posted by @tbarnett11, Oct 24, 2016

MD Anderson in Houston is a very good hospital. I am not sure where you live and how far you would have to go but, people go to MD Anderson from all over the world. I wish you and your family the very best! I am so sorry you are […]

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Oct 15, 2016 · @bethbourg · Extreme fatigue- side effect of chemo. Treatment holiday?

My husband has been receiving chemo weekly since late April. He has been on Erbitux since June after it was determined that 5FU was not best for him. He is so fatigued that lately he can barely stay awake. He is thinking of asking the doctor if he can skip

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Sep 8, 2016 · @kaatgirl · Struggling

I was diagnosed with stage 111 Colon Cancer in October, 2014. The tumor was removed and i was told that two lymph nodes were removed and came back positive for cancer. I elected to take both the pull and iv forms of chemo. I was unable to tolerate the dosage

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Posted by @kaatgirl, Sep 8, 2016

Thanks very much Janet. I still have terrible neuropathy in my hands and feet. It hurts still when my eyes tear, chemo brain is still there, hearing loss and migraines. Oh, i also have a skin stain on my lip. I was told it would all go away and yet […]

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Oct 13, 2016 · @allip64 · FOLFOX stage 3 colon cancer-- do side effects get better

I just started chemo for stage 3 colon cancer. Folfox is the treatment they are giving me. I have four hours of infusion in the office and then i take a chemo pump home for 42 hours. First day i was so naseous and i had a headache that would

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Posted by @alisha, Oct 13, 2016

Hi janet. Going to see oncologisit in 2 hrs to ask if any chance take orally, just been in my doctors and nurse said that have to take for years if go on tablets ? You just did 6 months didnt you? […]

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May 22, 2017 · @loridennis · Stage IV colon cancer- do side effects become cumulative

Hi, my husband was diagnosed with IV colon cancer, he is 59... 9 1/2 years ago he had a clean colon so he didn't need a another colonoscopy for 10 years and here we are 9 1/2 years later! He has had a port put in and has had one

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Posted by @loridennis, Mar 13, 2017

I’m so sorry to hear of the aggressiveness of you cancer I will pray for your treatment to slow it down and I always pray for a cure for this terrible disease !! […]

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Aug 31, 2016 · @wazhyfee · Managing pain

My husband was diagnosed with colorectal cancer back in February of this year. It is stage IV with mets to the liver. After completing 12 rounds of Folfox we were told that the cancer has not responded as hoped. We were sent to the radiologist because of his increased level

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Aug 28, 2016 · @csharma · Insurance confusion

I am having a lot of confusion with my healthcare; we chose a 6 mo. short term private plan. They will not re-enroll me. I am looking into Affordable Care and it will be about $560 a month plus deductible of 3K. I am so disappointed; isn't there anything else

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Aug 28, 2016 · @csharma · Pills vs IV

My oncologist suggested chemo pills instead of the port; I am stage 2A. Are they just as effective?

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Aug 19, 2016 · @nancymostardo · Fear of recurrence

Hi. I am in a bit of of worry state. I was diagnosed with Stage 11 Colon Cancer in February 2014. I had 12 inches of my colon removed, 44 lymph nodes, my ovaries, and appendix removed. All of these came back clean and clear. I di not have treatment

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