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Aug 16, 2016 · @tina1973 · Electrolyte imbalances

Hi there everybody, my Finace went through stage 3 colon cancer and had his colon and large intestine removed, he has a colostomy bag right now because he had reconstructive surgery with the small intestines, he has had many doubts with death lately and I've seen a lot of spiritual

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Aug 17, 2016 · @kingsway · Daughter will have radiation and chemo soon, any tips?

Hi All My daughter 36 yrs old has had 16cm of her colon removed and has a temporary bag she is due for radium and chemo soon what advice does the group have for her.

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Aug 20, 2016 · @kimber · Going for a second opinion-- questions to ask

Hi everyone. My husband is going to mayo next week so I am trying to think of questions to ask the "experts" regarding his stage 4 colon cancer. Of particular concern is that his normal oncologist basically said all he can do is chemo or trial if mayo has one.

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Posted by @Jan, Aug 15, 2016

Hi Kimber
I am not sure what you can ask but does the surgical oncologist know he has mets to other places? Wish all doctors were on the same page
I am praying for your husband and please let us know how he does any Mayo. […]

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Dec 10, 2016 · @conniealex · Recovering from surgery

My boyfriend was diagnosed with colon cancer stage 3. He had an operation last july 19, 2016, and he told me that his recovery is only 5 at this point in time, its aug. 7 now. He is only 42 years old, it was an open surgery. Please advise me

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Aug 15, 2016 · @achuthan · Recovering after surgery and chemotherapy

My wife has colon cancer ,and get surgery after take six months chemotherapy. Now it's passing more than 6month. But still she feelings illness all body. Can you suggest any treatment for this

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Aug 8, 2016 · @katie5963 · Has anyone used marijuana for colon cancer? If so does it help, [...]

Has anyone used marijuana for colon cancer? If so does it help, and how do you take it? [...]

Posted by @jsales99, Aug 2, 2016

Hello. I am not sure about the effects of MJ on the cancer itself but it may help with the side effects of chemo. Nausea especially and if you suffer from neuropathy it may help that condition also. There have been reports about MJ actually combating cancer but I would […]

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Jul 25, 2016 · @johanz · I am 64 yrs old, I had Sigmoid Colectomy on 14 July. [...]

I am 64 yrs old, I had Sigmoid Colectomy on 14 July. Open surgery, no stoma. My recovery was exceptional and I was released from hospital on Wednesday. I had regular bowels until Thursday morning. Thereafter nothing. I already took 2 sachets of Movicol, no effect. When must I get [...]

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Aug 23, 2016 · @nancys · Anyone else with Duodenal cancer?

I finished treatment in January for 3b duodenal cancer anyone out there?

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Jul 28, 2016 · @mnielson · 2 years ago I was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. Had [...]

2 years ago I was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. Had A colon resection. After 2 years of good results they have discovered a lymph noid that has tested malignant. Was wondering if anyone has had anything similar and how you dealt with it. I'm just so scared and [...]

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Jul 26, 2016 · @mnielson · Dealing with a recurrence

I have just found out after 2 years of good results that I have a reactance of my colon cancer. First time around it was stage 3. Not 100% sure it is colon cancer again but the are assuming so. Just so scared and don't even know how to deal

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Posted by @Elliem, Jul 17, 2016

Yes, it’s scary, but you beat it once and you can do it again! There are new meds and new treatments out there. Don’t play the “what if ” game. Take each day as it comes. I’m 3 years out from stage 4 colorectal cancer with lung mets. You can […]

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Jul 28, 2016 · @tbarnett11 · New to this cancer thing and scared. I am 46 years old [...]

New to this cancer thing and scared. I am 46 years old and 2 weeks ago I was told there was a mass in my colon. I have always been healthy, active and full of life but the past 3 years I have just seem to have one strange ailment [...]

Posted by @kline, Jul 21, 2016

Tina B,

The waiting and not knowing is the hardest part of this cancer journey that so many of us are traveling. When the doctor says those awful words “you’ve got cancer” and then tells you it will be weeks, etc.. before they can start anything, it feels as if they […]

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Jul 11, 2016 · @johanz · After a colonoscopy on 29 June colon cancer which mestetasized to the [...]

After a colonoscopy on 29 June colon cancer which mestetasized to the liver has been diagnosed. Referred to a surgeon by my GP, who has scheculed a Sigmoid Colectomy for Thursday 14 July. Was I not suppised to be referred to an oncologist first or is this the right procedure [...]

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Jul 9, 2016 · @lisa_michele · Hi All I find everyones stories so inspiring and brave and now [...]

Hi All I find everyones stories so inspiring and brave and now I feel I need to share my sisters story in the hope of hearing advice and peoples experiences – I hope you continue to read on ☺ My amazing 43 year old sister was diagnosed with [...]

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Jul 6, 2016 · @lexilou · I just finished 12 treatments of Folfox for stage 3C colon cancer. [...]

I just finished 12 treatments of Folfox for stage 3C colon cancer. I have been offered a spot in a research study for Regrorafenib. It is a double blind study so I may receive the drug or a placebo. I am looking for any information to include side affects. I [...]

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Jun 13, 2016 · @kimber · My husband had urinary stent put in as the ureter wasn't staying [...]

My husband had urinary stent put in as the ureter wasn't staying open. His cea is now 6. I believe normal is under 4. The month before he was at 3 so it's increased significantly. He has to get ct scan. If they don't see anything on ct would you [...]

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