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My name is Jamie and I had surgery last week to remove a colon tumor the size of my fist. I just found out a few days ago that the tumor tested positive for adenocarcinoma, which they also found in 3/40 lymph nodes they took. I'm recovering SUPER well[...]
Tue, Sep 24 7:46pm · @charles · Physician expert answered questions about advanced CRC
Nice answers to many common questions about treating advanced CRC; how to approach neuropathy, options when treatment fails, next generation testing and clinical trials. https://news.cancerconnect.com/colon-cancer/ C [...]
I was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer 5/2017 and all chemo drugs have failed. I have 1 last option for Stivarga and it does'nt sound to hopeful. Does anyone know of any new chemo drugs available. I was also told that I do not qualify for any clinical trials.[...]
Posted by ly2 @ly2, 7 hours ago Hello everyone my husband been diagnose with colon cancer. Lots of polyps been removed and one cannot be remove due to its massive in size and its on the bottom of the intistine. He had sigmoidoscopy, CT scan and this week he will have [...]
As more and more patients survive with cancer the concerns created by cancer and its treatment have expanded and include fear of recurrence, cognitive function, financial issues, sexuality , the impact of long term maintenace and hormonal therapy and the role of diet and exercise going forward. There is a[...]
My 61 year old Dad has been diagnosed 2 weeks ago with stage 4 small cell neuroendocrine cancer which apparently is in his liver , bowels , ribs and colon Has anyone seemed any alternative therapies that have success stories? He has already had one round of chemo [...]
Thu, Jul 11 2:11am · @skadad · Cryoablation (freezing/thawing) of Color-Rectal Tumors in the Lungs
Hi all -- Just finished up a couple procedures at the Mayo clinic here in Phoenix to freeze my metastasized color-rectal tumors in the lungs. Based on trial results was hoping to buy a year or two off chemo with this; my interventionist who performed the cryoablation is much more [...]
Fri, Nov 1 6:19am · @charles · Was Genomic Testing Performed on Your Colon Cancer?
Genomic - biomarker testing is changing the way doctors treat CRC ensuring individuals that can benefit from precision can medicines receive them and that chemo is more appropriately used. How many group members had the CRC tested for genomic abnormalities using Foundation One, Caris, Guardant or other labs. Current research[...]
Sat, May 18 5:01pm · @jenblevins · Radiation treatment too soon now scar tissue complications
My husband has stage 4 colorectal cancer spread to his liver. 16 days after diagnosis (that was July 2018) the oncologist had him start Radiation for rectal tumor. No surgery scheduled or planned until chemo reduces tumors rectal & liver. We just met with a surgeon and were told he [...]
This is my first post. My husband has Stage 4 Colon Cancer. He has a tumor in his rectum and 16 days after being diagnosed he was getting radiation treatment. That was June last year, we just had a surgical appt this past week and were told that he shouldn’t [...]
I noticed several post this week about Fatigue and didnt see a single "thread" for a discussion so i am creating one. Fatigue is incredibly common post cancer treatment and may persist for quite some time. Very important to understand there are several causes and to correct fatigue you often[...]