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... Hi, I have stage 4 colon cancer with mets to liver and lungs and I have been on chemo off and on for a year. The doctor gave me a year to live but I am still here. Thank God. But, my tumors are growing and spreading. Dr. said that the average survival is now about 20 months. ... (7 replies)
... My friend has just been diagnosed with Advanced Bowel cancer with mets to lungs, liver, stomach and glands. She has just had the tumour removed and has a colostomy bag . Does anyone have any idea if there are new advances or breakthroughs in this area. She needs to fight this. ... (2 replies)
... If a cancer patient tells themself they can make it, and beleives in the therapy, and wants to beat it, there are many odds they will. ... (7 replies)

... Thanks. It has been a difficult time for the entire family especially Karen. She made the decision to stick with her current doctor and go with chemo every week. At this point, we are supporting her and loving her as well as spending as much time as possible with her. Thanks for your response. ... (4 replies)
... I am writing because my sister was diagnosed with colon cancer in Jan. ... (4 replies)
Stage IV
Oct 16, 2006
... mets to liver and lungs. I was diagnosed thru a colonoscopy and I was admitted to the hospital the same day. They did a colostomy, but didn't remove any of the tumor saying it was too large. ... (3 replies)
... Yes, thanks. We are aware of Johns Hopkins. She has difficulty with being in a car very long. She has been involved with The Susan G. Komen John Marsh Center in Hagerstown which is suppose to be knowledgeable about cancer treatments. The center deals with cancer only. ... (4 replies)
... I see you are located in Hagerstown. If your sister is also in that area, you might want to consult with an oncologist at Johns Hopkins medical center. ... (4 replies)
... This is such a difficult one to answer... ... (4 replies)
... my husband has recurrent colon cancer, stage IV with mets to liver and lungs.. he is taking oxaliplatin, f5u and leucovorin.. has 2 days of iv's one week and the next week off... he is having some major problems with sore throat after only 4 treatments.. is there anyone with any advice for him? ... (17 replies)
... My heart goes out to you and your friend. ... (12 replies)
... My 44 year old cousin recently passed away from colon cancer. ... (19 replies)
... Im not a doctor, and have no basis to agree with you other than to say I absolutely do. ... (5 replies)
... I don't know what to expect. My 90 year old aunt has colon cancer with liver mets. She underwent colon surgery last summer but it came back and has spread. They think it may also be in her lungs. ... (5 replies)
Stage 4 ... Help
Jul 9, 2004
... I think your sister sounds a lot like my mum. Doesn't want to be a bother and wants to be totally independant. Its a tough one to crack. ... (4 replies)
... Hi, my doctor told me that the average survival used to be only six months a few years ago but now a days it is up to 20 months. I have stage 4 colon cancer with mets to the liver and lung. I am on chemo, but it is hard on me. But the tumor seems to be slowing down. My CEA went down after the first month on Camptosar. ... (4 replies)
... Hi and I am so sorry about your loved ones diagnosis. The main thing is not to give up hope. There are so many combinations of drugs available now. There are side effects, but for the most part there are drugs to take care of them. ... (5 replies)
... I normally lurk in this forum because all of the great people and information here. I saw your post and I need to pipe in here. My 44 year old cousin died within a year of diagnosis of colon cancer. It was a rare type of cancer and VERY AGGRESSIVE. ... (29 replies)
... CT, but PET neg. Now, she is fighting mets to her liver... the shadow was not a shadow. I also had a shadow, PET neg, and worry too. I have read that common places for mets is to Long bones... but that colorectal to bone is very rare. ... (17 replies)
... I work in nuclear medicine,do bone scans etc and PET scans. ... (17 replies)




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