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... My father was dx'd with rectal cancer in Sept. 06. I have gotten a lot of great information from this site in the months since his diagnosis. ... (3 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)
... Hi all as the title of this thread reads i am a 26 year old male who has been diagnosed with rectal cancer. Through MRI's and CT's and such my cancer has been graded T3 with no evidence of lymph node envolvment. I have endured 5 weeks of chemotherapy with the 24 hr. ... (13 replies)

... My father had to be readmitted to the hospital a few days ago. It was approximately 5 weeks after his rectal cancer surgery and 3 weeks after his initial release. He was readmitted due to signs of dehydration and an alarming amount of bloating in his abdomen. ... (4 replies)
... My Aunt was diagnosed with Stage III Rectal Cancer in October, 04. She took 3 weeks of radiation and chemo and had a severe reaction to the radiation. They had to stop treatments. ... (14 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)
... no control too. I've printed up a big list of questions to ask when we see the surgeon. I really an praying that is hasn't spread. But, on another note, would rectal cancer be considered one of the more deadly forms of cancer? ... (11 replies)
... I am glad to hear your surgery and recovery are going well. ... (13 replies)
... I have ano-rectal cancer (adenocarcinoma). Radiation treatments are finished Thursday. They removed the 5-FU pump last Tuesday because of severe cramping and diarreha. I had a PASport, but it got infected. I had IV Cubicin antibiotic treatments the last 10 days too. They replaced the port with a PIC line which also has been removed, because the onc-doc was concerned about... (2 replies)
... My mom will be having rectal cancer surgery soon. She is stage IV, but early stage IV, and age 78. ... (6 replies)
... Recently been diagnosed with Stage III Rectal cancer. I will be going for 5 weeks of radiation and chemo and then surgery. Feeling very scared. Need to take care of family and small kids. Wife do not work. ... (79 replies)
... GOOD LUCK, and feel free to ask any questions you have.:) Warm Regards, CancerDad:angel: (20 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)
... 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)
... It was called a lower anterior resection basically of a rectal sigmoid mass. ... (2 replies)
... Hello Leslie...I am a 57 yr male...rectal cc stage IIIC...12+ months out from my resection and ileostomy back in Jan 2006. I am 5' 9"...normal pre-cancer weight was 160 lbs. I left the hospital after 12 day stay at 129 lbs. I now am at 160 again. Your dad is a bit older so I'm not sure how active he is...able to prepare own meals, etc. Don't let the ileostomy freak you out... (6 replies)
... the liver was inoperable due to the size and location of tumors and cancer deposits. The chemo did the trick though and reduced the tumour size so that the op could go ahead. ... (20 replies)
... I will stress this however...as far as this whole "fighting cancer thing" goes...there are no rules...averages are only that and statistics...well...same thing there. ... (6 replies)
... doctor said he was happy that I agreed to have the surgery when I did because I was extremely reluctant to have it done and wanted to wait. The worst part of the recovery was the GI tube and the annoying stockings I had to wear on my legs to prevent blood clots. ... (11 replies)




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