It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Message Board


Cancer: Colon Board Index
Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... 22Showing 41 - 60 of 430 for chemo for rectal cancer. (0.013 seconds)


... I, too, have rectal cancer and had surgery that removed my rectum and am now "sewn" up. Prior to the surgery, I was alternately terrified and angry that I was facing a colostomy. ... (6 replies)
... My mom will be having rectal cancer surgery soon. She is stage IV, but early stage IV, and age 78. ... (6 replies)
... radiation for my rectal cancer and my pain is DRAMATICALLY diminished. Its unbelievable. By like the 2nd day, I stopped all pain meds and was able to sleep a blissful 8 hours per night. ... (5 replies)

... My Boyfriend Was Diagnosed With Rectal Cancer About Two Weeks Ago. He Had A Colonoscopy And Endoscopy,ct Scan, And Ultrasound. It Is Stage 3 With Lymph Nodes Present. ... (5 replies)
Advice please...
Jun 30, 2005
... standard protocol with chemo for Rectal cancer. This has been VERY tough on me, my wife, and my 2 kids. But we are making it through. ... (11 replies)
... rectal cancer about 3 yrs. ago. As for all your questions, I found the surgeon really covers the bases AFTER the results are in. ... (11 replies)
... I was in hospital for 10 days. ... (6 replies)
... I'm wondering the pros and cons of doing the chemo and radiation before surgery or after for rectal cancer. ... (4 replies)
... it seems most of you are having chem or radio before you have surgery. My mum had her tumour removed in May and is now undergoing radiotherapy to make sure the cancer in the bowel wall is destroyed. Why do you have to go through radiotherapy and chemo only to have surgery after? ... (2 replies)
... continuous 5FU infusion is standard of care for rectal cancer. My understanding is that it decreases the chance of recurrence. ... (4 replies)
... GOOD LUCK, and feel free to ask any questions you have.:) Warm Regards, CancerDad:angel: (20 replies)
... Hi, gang. As you may recall, I am fairly newly diagnosed, rectal cancer, stage 2 based on all the scans but of course only surgery is definitive. ... (20 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... ... (1 replies)
... Hi Susie...sorry to hear about your husband's cancer. I was dx'd in November '05 with rectal cancer. Over the almost two years now I have gone through what I would consider a protocol standard of treatment for Stage IIIC Rectal Cancer. ... (11 replies)
Newbie here
Feb 20, 2009
... Hi Sonia32. I was diagnosed with rectal cancer immediately after my regular colonoscopy in November. I've gone thru daily oral chemo and daily radiation for 6 weeks and am currently on a 8 week recovery period before my surgery. I'm scheduled on Mar 23rd. My tumor was a T2N0M0 stage 1 rectal cancer. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Coogan. I recently completed my chemo and radiation in Seattle at the Swedish Cancer Institute. They are exceptional and their protocol for dealing with cancer is years ahead of many other facilities. Mine was rectal cancer Stage 1 but will require an ostomy when I have surgery in March. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Coogan. I recently completed my chemo and radiation in Seattle at the Swedish Cancer Institute. They are exceptional and their protocol for dealing with cancer is years ahead of many other facilities. Mine was rectal cancer Stage 1 but will require an ostomy when I have surgery in March. ... (8 replies)
... Welcome to the Boards... sorry about the circumstances. Thank you for your well wishes. I wish you the same. I know you will do great. Just keep a positive attitude and take it day by day. ... (7 replies)
... From what I know, radiation for colon cancer is done before surgery to help shink the tumor. At least in my case, the cancer was discovered during surgery for a urologic cyst. The cancer was growing into the cyst and did not show up on a ct scan. ... (11 replies)
... op chemo and radiation. I have a dual port catheter implanted in my chest before receiving any chemo to receive the cocktail they will give me. ... (5 replies)




Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... 22

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:58 PM.





2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!