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... Hi, I can understand how you are feeling but there is lots of hope for your husband. If the cancer has spread just to the lymph nodes, it is stage 111. If it is in more than 4 lymph nodes, it is Stage 111C. ... (11 replies)
... My mom will be having rectal cancer surgery soon. She is stage IV, but early stage IV, and age 78. ... (6 replies)
... The ileostomy will take some getting use to. Be sure he sees an ET nurse so he feels comfortabe caring for his stoma. This was very difficult for me to adjust to. ... (3 replies)

... My father was dx'd with rectal cancer in Sept. 06. I have gotten a lot of great information from this site in the months since his diagnosis. ... (3 replies)
... ned, and all test came back, there was a new plan including 6 mth chemo. The day I was to start chemo, my Dr. pulled me aside and said she was going to hold off chemo for one week. New information had come to her attention, she had made phone calls, was waiting to hear back. ... (6 replies)
... continuous 5FU infusion is standard of care for rectal cancer. My understanding is that it decreases the chance of recurrence. ... (4 replies)
... yrs ago with rectal cancer. ... (4 replies)
... I'm wondering the pros and cons of doing the chemo and radiation before surgery or after for rectal cancer. ... (4 replies)
... I had surgery for rectal cancer in March 2004. I had no lymph node involvement. My cancer also hurt, I did not know what was causing the pain in the rectum. I was beginning to have problems sitting down and it also felt like a ache at times. ... (20 replies)
Re:rectal Cancer
Aug 26, 2006
... I am a Stage 3C Rectal Cancer Survivor. I never used a donut, though hard chairs, etc. were definitely bad. You learn to use a pillow. ... (3 replies)
... radiation for my rectal cancer and my pain is DRAMATICALLY diminished. Its unbelievable. By like the 2nd day, I stopped all pain meds and was able to sleep a blissful 8 hours per night. ... (5 replies)
... My Boyfriend Was Diagnosed With Rectal Cancer About Two Weeks Ago. He Had A Colonoscopy And Endoscopy,ct Scan, And Ultrasound. It Is Stage 3 With Lymph Nodes Present. ... (5 replies)
... st recently finished 26 radiations. And is doing really well other than the pain she has at night. She is scheduled to have surgery June 13th. A year ago she had rectal cancer and she was able to have a ileostomy. ... (1 replies)
... Did you get a second opinion? My doctors all pushed me to get as many options as I could and go with what I was most comfortable with. My cancer was also very close to my anus (about 3 cm I believe), and they were able to preserve my sphincter due to the shrinkage of the tumor during my chemo/radiation. Ask lots of questions and make sure you understand everything before you... (3 replies)
... Hello. We have just come from the Radiologist office for our initial meeting after the "Tumor Board" met regarding my husbands cancer. ... (3 replies)
... I am a female, who was diagnosed with rectal cancer, at barely 30. I was STAGE 1 and had internal and external radiation. ... (20 replies)
... weeks ago with rectal cancer. ... (20 replies)
Advice please...
Jun 30, 2005
... standard protocol with chemo for Rectal cancer. This has been VERY tough on me, my wife, and my 2 kids. But we are making it through. ... (11 replies)
... It is NOT in your head. Radiation and chemotherapy and healing times from surgery are different for EVERYONE. I am Stage 3C Rectal Cancer Survivor. I had 6 or 8 weeks of chemo and radiation first, then the resection, temp ileostomy... ... (79 replies)
... I am so sorry to hear about your diagnoise, I completely understand. My dad was diag with Rectal cancer stage III last Oct. ... (79 replies)

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