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... Is it really normal for a colon cancer stage 4 undergoing chemo to be thin and weak? ... (0 replies)
... Both my husband and I had IV for all our chemo treatments. I have good veins...his were not so good but they managed to do it that way each time. ... (4 replies)
... No, but I have a friend 4 yrs. ago he had leukemia and had a port put in for his chemo, he developed a staph infection in one of the lines of the port. You need to make sure that it's not staph infection, it is everywhere, and most drs will tell you that. ... (4 replies)

... My husband has a port that was put in beginning of Jan 08 to recieve his chemo for colon cancer. one of the incisions is opened up now and has puss. He called the surgeon that put it in and has an appointment for tomorrow. ... (4 replies)
Port Infection?
Sep 26, 2006
... that it really could be, given after chemo everyone is somewhat immunosuppressed. ... (14 replies)
Port Infection?
Sep 25, 2006
... hey called today to say that my blood cultures were positive so I am going on a 10 day cycle of Levaquin. I am glad I went and got it taken out when I did!! My port was put in Aug 18, 2005. Thankfully it lasted through chemo and TPN! ... (14 replies)
Port Infection?
Sep 22, 2006
... How long have you had the port in? ... (14 replies)
... as diagnosed with stage 2 Colon Cancer in April of 2005. She recieved radiation and Chemotherapy up until about August I believe. During which she got a severe infection in her kidneys and uterus. Her kidneys were treated and healed, but her uterus had fallen from the infection. ... (4 replies)
New Here
Sep 8, 2005
... and a port a cath placed. ... (6 replies)
What to expect????
Jan 20, 2005
... Hi Fannyann I hope your dad is improving every day. It is great that you are trying to help him. But to help him I think you need to know as much as possible, preferably first hand from his oncologist (who my not be his surgical consultant). You need to know what type of chemo he is having, is he having a port fitted, will he have a pump fitted and go home, ... (7 replies)
... tage IV. He had 10 in. of both large and small intestines removed. It had metastasized to omentum and 13 out of 21 lymph nodes tested positive. He started his chemo Apr. ... (10 replies)

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