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... ually added to the cocktail, as CancerDad says but here in the Bahamas, in Canada, maybe Australia and the UK, for the most part, 5Fu and Leukovorin are used for Stage 111 colorectal cancer, keeping the more potent meds for Stage 1V. So it may depend on where you live. My husband had 5Fu for Stage 111c and so far, so good! ... (8 replies)
Colon cancer IIIc
May 24, 2011
... I don't think anyone can say exactly how quickly your cancer might spread. Everyone is different. I am wondering if it was suggested that you continue with the xeloda as isn't this in pill form? ... (3 replies)
... Sidenote question for you... What was your husband's TNM Staging... That we can convert for you. I think he's a Stage 3C like me. It helps clarify when talking about all this stuff, as to whether there was nodal involvement. I was T3N2M0. ... (20 replies)

... CDAD, My Gosh I am soooo glad that you are back. I have never posted to this site before. Let me explain a couple of things. First, my lovely hubsand was dx with stage 111 colon cancer last year. ... (24 replies)
... o the board but sorry you had to come here with such sadness and fear. As Jaydees and Cancerdad say, there are people here who are doing well after treatment for Stage 1V....I am sure Ktee from the UK will post as soon as she sees this. ... (20 replies)
... h I know is normal but I am wondering if that is preventing him from putting on more weight.....he could do with at least another 10 pounds. Could the shortened colon be a factor too? ... (8 replies)
... Some good points in the above threads....firstly, not all colon cancers husband had a stool test which tested negative for blood. The colonoscopy showed he had stage 111 colon cancer...not to alarm people but.... ... (23 replies)
Scared and worried
Aug 29, 2003
... There are no set patterns for symptoms of colon cancer and though your problem is probably not cancer, your doctor is correct in sending you for a colonoscopy. That will put your mind at rest. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I can understand how you are feeling but there is lots of hope for your husband. If the cancer has spread just to the lymph nodes, it is stage 111. If it is in more than 4 lymph nodes, it is Stage 111C. Stage 1V is when the cancer has metastasized to another organ, usually the liver or lungs. ... (11 replies)
... I know you are afraid to find out what is happening and the possible consequences but what if it is not colon cancer and you are going through all this worry unnecessarily? ... (9 replies)
Mum's turn now
Feb 8, 2004
... Sorry you are feeling low today. I cannot imagine the pain you are enduring with both your husband and mother having been diagnosed with colon cancer. As you know my husband has stage 111 and though I try to keep upbeat and hopeful....some posts are encouraging and others put the fear of God into me.... ... (23 replies)

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