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Cancer: Colon Board Index
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Colon cancer
Aug 11, 2005
... I don't know what stage cc. they operated and said they got it all. no chemo needed, no spread to the lymph nodes. I think since his BDC is terminal they figure why make him sick on top of everything else. Just my thought nothing was said . ... (11 replies)
... Treatment for cancer is a personal decision. It comes down to the decision of the person who has cancer. No doctor can "force" a person to have treatment. ... (5 replies)
... rectal cancer 3yrs ago. Had surgery to remove tumour ended up with colostomy bag, had chemo. It was a very aggressive cancer and had escaped into lymph nodes. 9mths later it was in the liver, surgeons lasered off cancer. ... (4 replies)

... she should dose you for that but it is a close call too and you might actually fall asleep despite that. ... (5 replies)
I am so sad
Jan 8, 2008
... with stage 4 colon cancer. It has spread to her lungs and bones. The doctor told her there was nothing they could do for her and they set up hospice. ... (1 replies)
... I posted a while back about a friend who was recently diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer mets to the liver. ... (8 replies)
... I don't really think anyone is ready to accept death or their fate. ... (4 replies)
... Yes, Ktee it is hard not to get paranoid about any of this. Once you are Dx with staged IV colon cancer it is looked upon as terminal here in the US. Surgery may help but it is not looked upon as a cure. Which makes you look at all choices being given to you. ... (12 replies)
... because she had been completely blocked for a week and needed some relief. They admitted her, ran tests and did surgery. The tumor had breached the wall of her colon and they did not get a clear margin. ... (4 replies)
... What you have to remember is your father is 58 years old, he is a grown man and I'm sure he knows exactly what is going on and the general outlook. ... (7 replies)
... I just wanted to say hey and see how everyone is doing. ... (13 replies)
Toughts, please?
Oct 14, 2003
... She was also anemic, which was unexplained and no further tests were done. They told her to eat more red meat. Well, last year she was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer! The surgeon removed a tumor that he said was quite large and was probably there for about 4 years! Not a coincidence by any means. ... (11 replies)
... I hope this is just a coincidence for you all. ... (9 replies)
... My grandmother, dad and an aunt have all had colon cancer. My grandmothers was found on routine colonoscopy and she is 15 years cured now. I know they work and save lives. ... (10 replies)
... For a lot of guys this is a fear of something going in the out door if you catch the drift. ... (9 replies)
... I posted on here quite a while ago when my mum was first diagnosed with cancer last September and have been popping back every now and again to read through posts to find answers to questions. ... (10 replies)
... A couple of days ago i fond out that my boss has terminal cancer. It was colon but has spread to his liver and large amounts of chemo have done nothing. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks you guys. I just talked to my friend - she didn't mention that five year thing, it's almost like she forgot it or maybe i imagined it? But she did say "I think it's terminal". We're all still frozen with shock. She also said that the surgeon said the three spots on her liver were inoperable b/c of their location, and from what i've read on the internet, a... (12 replies)
... cancer but not sure the extent. When they got in they found it had started on the appendix. She had 2 portions of colon removed, ovaries, uterus, anything that wasn't a major organ. Staged her IV, recommeded palliative care. ... (12 replies)
Panic attack
Aug 20, 2005
... in pain and yes there was blood because the bowel movement was so big that it tore the rectal muscles. When something that big comes out of a smaller area and it is sooo hard, something has to give and it will be that tender tissue back there. ... (17 replies)

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