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... My husband had chemo and radiation before surgery for rectal cancer. ... (6 replies)
... His doctor has also told us that he will be able to irrigate. I have been reading for weeks on many message boards concerning the surgery, hospital stay and life with a colostomy. ... (6 replies)
... I was just wondering. My husband had chemo and radiation for rectal cancer before surgery. But I've read many places that the surgery was performed before other treatments. Does this depend on the stage? ... (6 replies)

... pump with you for the entire time. I started my radiation with that pump and after one week switched to the pills. ... (8 replies)
... I took Xeloda oral chemo for my rectal cancer and just completed my 6 week program on Jan 23. ... (5 replies)
... Hello to all. I was diagnosed with rectal cancer in August of '04, during my first colonoscopy. ... (8 replies)
... Anal rectal cancer was discovered in Aug. 2005. Cancer was also found in cervix and several lumph nodes. Drs. ... (0 replies)
... Hello my grandmother has rectal cancer, she is 73. I am not sure what stage it is but I know it did not spread to any organs but it did to some lymph nodes. ... (0 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)
... which combination you go with AFTER the chemoradiation, you will always get the oxaliplatin. I origanally had a port put in right before my chemoradiation and for the first week of those treatments, I was on the 5FU only. That is when I just could not tolerate the pump so I switched to the Xeloda pills. ... (8 replies)
... I did not have chemo for the rectal cancer but unfortunately a year later I was dx with uterine and falopien tube cancer and had chemo then. ... (13 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Rectal Cancer in March of 06. ... (13 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)
... It's not that the chemo is "not as strong" for colorectal cancer, it is different chemo which causes different side effects. But by no means is it less potent, and does have side effects of its own. ... (2 replies)
... I wish you the best, I am 37 and a mom of a 2.5yr old just diagnosed with 3c with 4 lymph nodes involved. You are ahead of me in treatment...I am headed for the Folfox pump within 2 weeks. All I can say is that you will probably do very well. ... (13 replies)
... I'm 37 and recently diagnosed with IIIC T3 N2 M0 rectal cancer. ... (8 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)


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