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... my mom who is living with Stage IV colon cancer which has spread now to her lungs and saw your post. ... (8 replies)
... Hello to all. I was diagnosed with rectal cancer in August of '04, during my first colonoscopy. ... (8 replies)
... Mum had op for rectal cancer last year and radiation therapy. two months ago a scan showed tumours in both lungs. Specialist said it looks as though rectal cancer has spread. We are waiting for appt on Wednesday to discuss treatment for mum. ... (8 replies)

... Hey JJ, Glad You saw my message and also to hear back that you are going to take Mom's advice. As for your questions, here goes.... Mom was also a smoker for forty years. ... (8 replies)
... Jill, thank you so very much for your reply. My goal is to become as strong as your Mom. Everyone keeps telling me how "strong" I am, but I don't feel that way at all right now. ... (8 replies)
... b, so I'm checking into one of the above procedures right now. I'll know next week after a bit more testing which one I will be a candidate for. While metastatic cancer is not good, it is not automatically a "death sentence. ... (8 replies)
... partial thoracotomy, wedge resection, etc. Do not give up hope and take your mother along witht he scans for a consult with a thoracic surgeon. Oncologists tend to think in terms of chemo, but a thoracic surgeon will determine if the mets are resectable. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. Today we will find out. I wish you all the very best with your problems. Regards Ronnie (8 replies)
... Please see my other reply regarding the person whose cancer has spread to the lungs. I'm not sure, but some of these therapies may or may not be possible. An interventional radiologist should know. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks Leslie, You have given me a glimmer of hope x Ronnie (8 replies)
... This is my first time posting. My husband was diagnosed with rectal cancer March 2008., he turned 60 in June. It has spread to his lungs, liver and had started in the bones of the pelvic region. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Alison I seem to recall reading last year some kind of debate over whether the oxaliplatin should be given for stage 111 (maybe 1 & 11 instead of surgery) as a front line treatment in the UK. I cannot remember whether any decision was made. (brain a bit foggy today). (6 replies)
... My husband too, like Ktee's had surgery first. They did consider giving him radiotherapy and chemo first but were concerned about blockage. His cancer had invaded several lymph nodes but had not spread to liver or lungs. Mine is on 5FU and leukovorin for six months and had five weeks of radiotherapy. ... (6 replies)
... CEA is a protein released when someone has GI cancer. It stands for CarcinoEmbryonic Antigen. It is very useful to keep tabs on if your Mom had an elevated blood level to begin with... they can then monitor her CEA level through blood tests. ... (1 replies)
... was diagnosed 6 months ago with stage IV rectal cancer. She has undergone radiation and chemo but yet the cancer has spread to her lungs and liver. She has lost about 40 lbs and is now under 100 lbs. She gets sick everytime she eats and cannot hold anything down. ... (3 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear about your Dad. I too had an open resection of my rectum, with lymph node removal... ... (6 replies)
... My father is 66 and was diagnosed with rectal colon cancer 2 years ago. He underwent surgery and had a colostomy. ... (0 replies)
... 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)
Unclear CT Scans
Jan 22, 2007
... My question is... She had a CT scan in Jan as oncology wanted to see what was going on and start chemo from scratch as it had been a while since the last cycle. Is it possible to have an unclear CT scan or "fuzzy" scan? ... (0 replies)
... Hi Sherri, I cannot answer all your questions but will try to address some of them. ... (1 replies)

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