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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)
... There really is no way of knowing how well a person will do but just to add to encouraging stories, my husband was dx stage 111C nearly five years ago, with 11 out of 18 lymph nodes involved and is doing really well today. ... (8 replies)
... am sure your husband's story will help others who are going through this. My husband also has frequent bowel movements several evenings a week and was diagnosed Stage 111C rectal cancer four years ago. He feels well but is presently being monitored for a recurrence as his last scan was not so good. ... (79 replies)

... My husbands was Stage 111C with 11 out of 18 positive lymph nodes. ... (3 replies)
... My husband was dx stage 111C nearly five years ago and his prognosis was not wonderful. In addition to that, he had complications during and after surgery. Today he feels extremely well. ... (1 replies)
... I agree get a second opinion. My husband was dx July 2003 with Stage 111C (11 out of 18 lymph nodes involved) Surgery took out the rectal cancer and the nodes. I am still a little puzzled as to whether the tumours you mention are the lymph nodes. I would not give up yet at all. I know everyone is different and there are no guarantees but it seems to me they are giving up too... (28 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)
... Hi Mikosha, I am sure you will get more knowledgable answers than I can give as my husband was dx Stage 111c. He came off chemo after 8 months as he had completed the course. ... (5 replies)
... To encourage you I hope...my husband was dx Stage 111C in July 2003. Had complications during surgery so he was in hospital longer than we had expected. ... (22 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)
... It sounds as if your husband is Stage 1V if he has nodes in the liver. CancerDad and my husband were both diagnosed Stage 111C, my husband having a few more nodes involved than CancerDad. ... (20 replies)
... Yes, we all know that stage 111 is considered advanced and that there may well be a recurrence, but there is no certainty of that happening. ... (5 replies)
Newly Diagnosed
Sep 21, 2006
... OK..over 60...my husband was 65 when he was dx three years ago with stage 111C rectal cancer. ... (5 replies)
... It is a frightening time for you but you will read of Stage 111's and Stage 1V's who are doing well and that should encourage you. This time will pass and he will then be able to begin the road to healing and recovery. ... (7 replies)
Colon cancer IIIc
May 24, 2011
... ated with 5Fu with leukovorin. That was nearly eight years ago and he has no signs of rectal cancer. At that time, oxaliplatin was not being widely used here for stage 111 rectal cancer. Sadly he now has prostate cancer! But he is feeling very well, works full time and enjoys a good quality of life. ... (3 replies)
... ing in eliminating any cancer cells from his body, the chemotherapy can be debilitating. Every one responds differently but, if your husband is being treated for Stage 1V, I expect his treatment will be quite powerful. ... (6 replies)
... t your diagnosis...not an easy one to accept initially! Your doctor is right in saying that it is only when he goes in that he will be able to say for sure what stage it is and if you will need chemotherapy. ... (3 replies)
... My husband was dx nearly four years ago with Stage 111C rectal cancer and, apart of urgency which causes him stress sometimes, he is doing really well. ... (8 replies)
Radiotherapy
Jun 7, 2007
... Do you know what stage she has? ... (3 replies)
Update
Aug 22, 2006
... Just popping in to let my wonderful friends on this board know that I am Stage 1V Follicular Lymphoma ( those of you who do not know me, my husband was dx Stage 111C three years ago with rectal cancer and is presently doing very well). As it is in the bone marrow, I start treatment on Monday coming and am still feeling upbeat and well. Hope I can maintain that!! Any hints... (9 replies)


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