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... had to have the same surgery for colon concer and removal of blockage. He had a temp fitted and that was followed with 6 month chemo and one month radiotherapy. He was then reversed but this was at just under one year. ... (14 replies)
... His cea also was up, and has been coming down since he started back on chemo. They have took him off of Xeloda until they see the scans. We will go tomorrow for the results. They ruled out blood clots. The onc. thinks he has some activity going on in his abdomin causing the swelling in leg. ... (0 replies)
... quite awful. I still get an occasional odd pain in the area if I have been coughing or sneezing a lot, but it is nothing like the 11 week pain. There is a term for it and I have always said that the op and chemo have affected my brain and just now I cannot think of it. ... (10 replies)

... Hi Thankyou for replying. Yes, you have described the pain exactly, and sometimes it feels that it is linked to using my bladder. ... (10 replies)
... My aunt is 82 and lives with me. She recently had a colostomy done for rectal cancer. The surgeon was able to get 12 lymph nodes, 3 of which were cancerous. He says she's at least stage 3. They want to start chemo and radiation. ... (4 replies)
... uld get results soon enough. Because you had the mets, and the positive nodes and the bone cysts, the onc is going to treat you aggressively using an additional chemo agent. ... (79 replies)
... What about chemo and radiation! Which did you have or was it both.She has had both but for 3 weeks.They had to stop them . She had a terrible reaction to them.She was supose to have 6 weeks. Could you tell us what is the proper place for the stoma. ... (14 replies)
... he 'hit the wall' and is exhausted. Try short walks a few times a day instead of a long walk. In the days right after my surgery I could walk to my place of work for a visit but had to hang around until someone was leaving to get a ride home. I live about 1500 feet from my place of work! ... (14 replies)
... to have you on board...we are here to help each other and I find it such a support. Mind you, I also get anxious and have posted to another board as well asking for information on treatment for stage 111 rectal cancer. There are differing views form patients on different treatment regimes and I find it quite confusing... ... (25 replies)
... year old man to mess himself. During chemo diarrhea is common. Diarrhea can also sometimes be quite lightweight and feel like gas in the pouch. ... (6 replies)
... leukovorin for eight months for stage 111C rectal cancer. He had it five days a week initially, then two weeks off for three cycles. This was then adjusted to a wider time frame after he had radiotherapy and had complications from treatment. He did OK on it... ... (6 replies)
CEA slowly rising
Jul 28, 2006
... I haven't posted for a long time, but I now need advice and reassurance again. ... (28 replies)
... I have seen a naturopath for acupuncture and herbs to offset effects of chemo. I have consulted all kinds of people regarding diet, herbs whatever. Anyhting that brings relief is good. ... (79 replies)
... rectum and reconnected. I did have an intermittent rise in CEA for some unknown reason that came back to normal before surgery. ... (79 replies)
... shrinkage of the tumor. A PET scan is scheduled next week for further evaluation. My questions are directed to the Vets in order to grasp a better understanding as to what's to come. ... (5 replies)
New here
Aug 25, 2006
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... egarding your earlier question, about once you have Cancer, do you ever get rid of it, I have wondered that myself, each time my mother had it, they said she was cancer free, then a year and a half would pass and she'd have a new growth or tumor. ... (11 replies)
Lots of questions
Oct 20, 2006
... yrs ago I was diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer. I sounds like your mother could be stage 3 also. ... (3 replies)
... My hubby was diagnosed 3 weeks ago with rectal cancer and secondary cancer in the liver, he's now finished with all tests and scans etc, and has to wait till 25th May to start chemo and radiotherapy, is this normal? ... (5 replies)
Mar 18, 2005
... Hi, I understand your concerns. My dad was diagnosed with Stage III rectal cancer last Oct. Rectal cancer is a bit different. ... (5 replies)

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