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... The great news is if they caught this early enough, it is actually curable! You stated it is early stage. I would have to assume that with surgery, this is in that window. You do not want to miss an opportunity to be cured....colon cancer isn't what usually kills a person. ... (7 replies)
... I'm so sorry to hear about your mother. Every time I hear of someone who has been diagnosed with Colon Cancer my heart breaks for them and their families. I know what it is like because I have been there. I'm also sorry to hear about your father. My grandfather died of lung cancer in 1968. ... (19 replies)
... My 81 year old aunt underwent her first bout of colon cancer at about the age of 54. She had a resection,then had another about about the age 70 and underwent another resection. ... (2 replies)

... I am so sorry!!!!!!!!!!!! I don't even know what to say, but I wanted to tell you that cancer is not a death sentence. The biopsy will most likely tell them what stage the cancer is in, then they will know how to treat it. ... (8 replies)
So Scared
Jul 9, 2011
... I had 2 buddies from High School die from Colon Cancer and I only graduated with 250 people. ... (12 replies)
... Jesus Christ, I'm so sorry Cinda. I don't know what exactly to tell you though, everybody is different. My father had esophageal cancer and the only place it spread to was his liver, but that was enough to cause an embolism to travel to his lung and do him in. ... (1 replies)
... at you should worry about your health first and the money last. You cannot put a value on life. My 42 year old brother in law is dying at this very moment from colon cancer. Some of the people who have been around here awhile might remember me talking about him. ... (8 replies)
... the treatment is administered after diagnosis, whether the patient has access to cutting edge drugs and technology and where you are in the world i.e. colorectal cancer survival rates are markedly lower in Europe than in the US. ... (6 replies)
... t have the right personality for us. ... (28 replies)
... and I was reassured by the fact that I wasn't entirely surprised to see it as my anus did feel kind of raw. ... (16 replies)
... to respond....while i respect your opinion....i must disagree. colonoscopy tests are done once every 10 years ...IF yours came back fine and no history of it. ... (22 replies)
... nsectutive stool samples over a three day period I believe is a FOBT, fecal occult blood test, you take it back to your doctor, then they put the reactant on it, if it comes up purple I think, it's positive for blood, and means you have microscopic blood in your stool, this type is the most common. ... (4 replies)
... doctors feel they got all the cancer. He is refusing procedure to look in his stomach to see why he gets sick when he eats. He is refusing food and drink. He if virtually starving himself to death. That is what has become so frustrating. ... (4 replies)
Recovery Time?
Oct 30, 2004
... Hey Alison, I do have faith that my dad will adjust, he's just still in shock that he had to go thru this surgery again in such a short time. ... (302 replies)
... Hello, i am 18 years old I have a huge lump inside of my butt, it's starting at the very top of my butt crack. I have had this since Late 2014. Almost 2 years. It started off as a small lump but now it's a massive lump and it's very hard and under my skin . ... (1 replies)
No Colonoscopy?
Nov 10, 2012
... Actually, my prostate cancer is now growing so slowly, that neither my oncologist nor I consider it necessary to treat, yet. ... (3 replies)
Very scared
May 24, 2012
... I am new to this site. I am a 34 year old male, and at the recommendation of my doctor I had a colonoscopy done five days ago. I had some bleeding after wiping after going to the bathroom and some blood in the stool but no other symptoms. I work out 4 times a week and feel good. ... (1 replies)
... the fact that you know two younger guys who died of it doesn't really say anything definitive about the rarity of it, anecdotal reasoning can be tricky. They may have had GI problems their whole lives, it may have run in their family, there are a lot of factors involved. ... (6 replies)
... My best friend just told me he has a year at most to live due to a tumor in his liver. In my opinion go for the chemo. I don't think you should let anyone, and I mean anyone, tell you how much time you have left. Fight, for all it's worth. This is your life, and if you can hang on just a little longer, do it. ... (2 replies)
... Another good way to detect Colon Cancer is to ask your doctor to do an "Insure" stool card test. Quest Diagnostics offers this so you would have to use a Quest Diagnostics Laboratory. It is very different than the routine Hemocult or Seracult occult stool blood test cards. ... (18 replies)

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