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Diagnosis incomplete - what to expect?

  • By Msjesfy · Posted 3:04 pm
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 0 replies
  • My partner has just been diagnosed with colon cancer. They said he'll be having a CT scan. Where could the cancer spread to? The Timor is located top right near his liver ...


  • By Rea64 · New reply 9:50 am
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • I have a stage IV colon cancer. I have been operated in the colon and also liver have been operated. 15 months after I have a small recurrence in the liver. My doctor told me dont worry because we can ...

BUTT BAG (for Reversal & After)

  • By BabyBev · New reply 9:32 am
  • Discussion in Colostomy stories · 18 replies
  • Hi Everyone....just thought I would pass this along to you who have had recent REVERSALS or soon having one (LIKE ME ON APRIL 28TH) It seems like a lot of the stories here tend to be more Negative than ...

Anyone tried dendritic cell vaccine therapy in Delhi, India?

  • By kanikab · New reply 7:56 am
  • Discussion in Treatment · 2 replies
  • Hi. My father has cancer of the ascending colon that has metastasized and reached his liver and kidney. He had a surgery about 4 years back but cancer relapsed. After rounds of chemo with Folfiri, Avastin ...

Stage IV with Liver and Lung Mets

  • By opallion · New reply 3:58 am
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 14 replies
  • What a roller coaster ride! Within five weeks my partner has been diagnosed with Stage IV CC with the Sigmoid Colon almost completely blocked and his Liver almost consumed and a few spots on his lungs ...

Force Feeding

  • By SeeGirlLive · New reply yesterday at 11:11 pm
  • Journal · 26 replies
  • Today is Chemo 5 Day 1 My WBCs were still low, but higher than they were last week. My RBCs were almost normal. I did have some random bruising. I'm still having some electrolyte imbalance issues which ...

Completely Drained

  • By SeeGirlLive · New reply yesterday at 2:07 pm
  • Journal · 86 replies
  • I am extremely tired. Impossibly exhausted. I haven't been online much because of it, so if I haven't replied to you, communicated with you, or updated anyone on something, I swear I'm not ignoring you ...

Does anyone know anything about natural ways towards colorectal cancer?

  • By hurley3015 · New reply yesterday at 12:54 pm
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 11 replies
  • on of my friend this week got to know have colorectal cancer but have not got the stage result. I want to know some natural ways to cure the cancer ...

Checking In

  • By SeeGirlLive · New reply yesterday at 12:47 pm
  • Journal · 19 replies
  • 4/17: I tried just now to stand up and walk to the lamp so that I could turn it off. I got dizzy and started seeing flashing lights in front of my eyes. It’s like in Speed Racer! Now I’m laying back down ...

When to declare an "anniversary date"?

  • By StPaulCT · New reply yesterday at 12:38 pm
  • Discussion in Survivor celebrations · 7 replies
  • I am coming close to the end of treatment--12 sessions of FOLFOX. I read lots of posts where people give a date of when they were cancer free, or done with treatments, or.... I think it's important to ...

We’re home. 1,632 miles – 5 states – 8 days – warmth - golf.

  • By Katuha · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Journal · 31 replies
  • I spend a lot of time on my computer because I’m retired and I obviously don’t have anything better to do right now. If spring ever comes, maybe I’ll find something else to do. Just before we left, I ...

Stoma problems

  • By pat3347 · Posted April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Side effects · 0 replies
  • Has anyone had problems with their stoma and leakage around the skin tissue surrounding the tip of the stoma? I continue to have problems. I have spoken with the nurses, yet I was simply wondering if ...


  • By ladydlc · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 2 replies
  • I have stage 4 colon cancer and have been on 5-FU and had 29 treatments. I didn't realize my onc was testing CEA monthly because he never mentioned it. I get my CBC from him but I don't see him when the ...

DMSO - The Real Miracle Solution?

  • By Katuha · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 17 replies
  • DMSO - The Real Miracle Solution? My wife has arthritis pain in her knees and hips on occasion. Neighbors who retired from Merc Sharp and Dohme some years ago offered a home-remedy solution that absolutely ...

Breathing well but went suddenly blind. A true story

  • By Katuha · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 16 replies
  • Our friends who live up the creek from us about half a mile are 75 years old and coping with the typical age-related issues we all (or most of us) have to eventually face. Bill has COPD, a heart condition ...


  • By Leocan · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 2 replies
  • Hello. Tomorrow I'll have a cystoscopy, any of you who have had it can tell me how it is and how much recovery time? I appreciate your answers ...


  • By midtn · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • Many of us have gone through really difficult and dark periods in our life that have tested our resolve, and our ability to simply hang in there and get through this. I pray that you all find strength ...

Reversal Surgery..

  • By drayco_ · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 34 replies
  • Hey everyone. Hope everyone is doing well. Missed talking to a lot of you.. So I had my ileostomy reversal surgery on Feb 24th. I just got back from the hospital last night. It was pretty rough. Luckily ...


  • By freegrl · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 1 reply
  • Has anyone had this done. They are suggesting this for my daughter who keeps having fluid build up and drained. She is in the hospital now with a chest tube in her. She has been through so much and I ...

Small open incision and starting Chemo with Avastin

  • By Chrissypie · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 6 replies
  • Hi there! Just wondering if anyone out there has started chemo with Avastin while you still have a small open incision that is healing slowly? I had the wound vacuum on for almost 4 weeks and it is to ...

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