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... I need some encouragement right now. My husband was diagnosed with Stage 111 rectal cancer with lymph node involvement in 11-18 nodes. He had surgery and they were able to remove the whole tumour. He is presently receiving chemotherapy...5 days on then 2 weeks break and is now on the second cycle. After the two weeks break, he will get radiation, then one more cycle of... (20 replies)
... rectal cancer survivor. I finished chemo in July and had my ileostomy reversed. ... (2 replies)
... I'm a stage 3C rectal cancer survivor... ... (22 replies)

... I'm 37 and recently diagnosed with IIIC T3 N2 M0 rectal cancer. ... (8 replies)
... Dear Stage IV Survivor: What about a PET Scan to determine if the spots are really cancer--or spots, scar tissue, shadows, etc.? A PET will be more accurate and able to tell you what cells are abnormal. I am a 31 year old male dx 9/03 stage IIIC rectal cancer survivor-- pre-op chemo and radiation and still have 6 months post-op chemo ahead. Oncologist was really... (5 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)
... My husband was dx nearly three years ago with Stage 111C rectal cancer which means he had a lot of lymph node involvement. He was not given Folfox...just 5Fu and leukovorin for 8 months and radiotherapy for 5 weeks. ... (22 replies)
... Rectal Cancer board might be interested in a report on the AACR meeting that I posted Wednesday night. ... (0 replies)
... There is no anger or hosility in my words CD. Please tell me where I said that you were not suffering. Go back and read my words. I have said you offer great advice, but as you did with me, you say things that are less than positive as well. You did say to me that I should donate my sperm if there was surgey pending and that I will probably be impotent etc..something that... (14 replies)
... colored glasses." The fact is the norm for rectal cancer survivors who go through surgery is some form of sexual dysfunction. ... (14 replies)
After colon cancer
Apr 30, 2006
... thanks cancerdad, no one talks about the aftermath they just exspext you to live on, the cancer is gone, i to are greatfull for my daughter and mick is alive. but each day is difficult as you would no good days and bad days. ... (5 replies)
After colon cancer
Apr 30, 2006
... hamstrings which requires me to take very strong medications. I suffer from major fatigue, etc. I'm told from the medication and from what I have been through. Cancer SUCKS! ... (5 replies)
... In talking to female rectal cancer survivors, I do find that some had addtl organs removed even tho those organs looked fine during surgery. ... (14 replies)
Cancer polyp
Mar 12, 2007
... Let us know and we can help you out. There are many survivors here to help you out! ... (5 replies)
... rectal cancer survivor. On the other hand though... if nothing is staying in her and they are moving to a feeding tube... that usually is not a good sign. ... (3 replies)
... worker of mine has a husband who was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer with mets to the liver 15 years ago. that was way before some of the current effective drugs. he's doing great. ... (22 replies)
... I am VERY Sorry for all of your losses. Many of you know me on this board. I am a Stage 3C Rectal Cancer Survivor. Thank you for being so brave to share your stories. ... (19 replies)
... Teresa: It is natural to be nervous about having ANY procedure... but trust me, I have had enough colonoscopies... It is a walk in the park. Especially if you tell them you want conscious sedation... they give you a little medicine throuh an IV... usually an antianxiety med that relaxes you and makes you forget, together with a narcotic pain killer. The two work great in... (10 replies)
... I have learned that you can't actually feel internal hemorrhoids, and the only way to truly diagnose disorders of the colon is through visualization and biopsy. Rectal Prolapse is not a fun thing to have either... but I guess when considering versus cancer, I get your point. ... (2 replies)
... what about the rest of the rectal cancer folks ? ... (16 replies)

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