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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[...]
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.[...]
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.[...]
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[...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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[...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]