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Hello, we're new in all of this, my mom's 83 yesterday, healthy woman, looks younger for her age, did all her medicals work ups, like last march 2016 she did her colonoscopy, abdominal sonogram, labs, everything good. Now, November, 29,2016 went to ER with a heavy back pain, resulting in[...]
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[...]
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,[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]