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... Your in a whole different county so its hard for me to say what protocol there is for doctors. Me... personally, I would be finding someone else. My right hemicolectomy was 3 weeks after my colonoscopy. ... (4 replies)
... A special hello to CancerDad. Hope you're doing okay. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, I have stage 4 colon cancer with mets to liver and lungs and I have been on chemo off and on for a year. The doctor gave me a year to live but I am still here. Thank God. But, my tumors are growing and spreading. Dr. said that the average survival is now about 20 months. ... (7 replies)

... I don't think this question can be answered. There are so many stages to this disease as well as if and where it has spread. ... (6 replies)
... I would like to add one thing to what I posted yesterday. Instead of saying "how long does it take to die of colon cancer? ... (6 replies)
... The answer to that question is "It depends". It depends on the stage at which the cancer is diagnosed, it depends on the treatment given, how quickly 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. ... (6 replies)
... Im sorry to hear of the cancer. my father has stage 4 colon cancer. you mention "symptoms" in your post. ... (2 replies)
... I'm new to this site. I'm sorry to hear about your sister. My story is similar...diagnosed at 39, with mets to the liver. I had surgery to remove the mass in my colon. Then, 6 months of chemo. My primary care doc insisted I have Avastin, which seems to have worked. Tumors shrunk a little. In Jan. ... (25 replies)
... I'm doing OK, finally was able to pass some gas, and have very loose stool that looks partially undigested. I hate that I'm so obsessed about checking my poop! ... (68 replies)
... You cannot predict how long a person will hang on. ... (3 replies)
... ving discomfort and trouble for 2 months and she just had a CT scan which showed a mass in the medial wall of the ascending colon. She is having her colonoscopy to confirm whether the mass they see on a CT scan is cancer or not. ... (1 replies)
... I know it's hard to hear this about your mother and I am so sorry to hear that this has happend to her. To make her comfortable try and get her affairs in order. Make sure you have all paper work together. ... (4 replies)
... I just wanted to say hey and see how everyone is doing. I have been really busy since I returned to work, chemo's put on hold since my terrible allergic reaction, apparently only 1 percent has it and I had to be in it. ... (13 replies)
... months to live. She died. ... (11 replies)
... If a cancer patient tells themself they can make it, and beleives in the therapy, and wants to beat it, there are many odds they will. ... (7 replies)
... Hi. I also live with the colon cancer scare looming over me...everyone in my family has died from Colon cancer. ... (2 replies)
... In early 2002 I went to the emergency room with pains in my lower left side of my back. They sent me home with pain killers not knowing what was causing the pain. ... (6 replies)
... My experience with good doctors is that they do not speculate or try to guess what the situation is. Just the facts based on the test results, they don't chat much or try to be your best friend. ... (31 replies)
... I almost cried reading your post. I'm fairly new here and learning a lot, also heard that many regulars have moved to somewhere else so may be looking for other places myself since not many post here I'm finding out. ... (5 replies)

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