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... verything you read on the internet. as a matter of fact, there are signs all over her oncologist's office with that warning! once you learn more about your exact stage and your treatment is mapped out for you you need to take it one day at a time. no 2 people react to the chemo in the same way. ... (22 replies)
... stage 3 colon cancer this past january. ... (22 replies)
... It's not unheard of to get colon cancer at such a young age. Younger people sometimes do much better with treatments then older. At such a young age she should be ready to put up the fight of her life. ... (5 replies)

... Many stage 3 colon cancer patients are alive many years after. Colon cancer is generally slow growing. There are a few stage 3 and 4 members on here that maybe able to help more. Good luck. I just noticed you are from Richmond. I am as well. ... (22 replies)
Colon cancer
Jul 29, 2011
... There are survivors of stage 4 colon cancer, so I am wondering if your son has explored all options. I hope you are able to reconnect. ... (4 replies)
... Hi I'm new to this my daughter in law was just diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer she is only 21 i need help please have there been any survivors of stage 4? ... (20 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)
... Which vaccine is it your taking, my mother recently had a tumor remover from her liver and diagnosed with stage 4. she still has 2 spots on her liver about the size of a nickle and is currently undergoing chemo. she is 49 years old. ... (5 replies)
... I am stage 4 survivor. Lymph nodes were affected, mets to liver. ... (22 replies)
... You sound just like me when I first joined the board. I longed to hear from Stage 3 survivors and many, many wonderful people replied and gave me hope. Do you have Stage 3? ... (10 replies)
... To answer your question though... stage 4 is the worst you can get. ... (3 replies)
... I am following this thread with great interest, because I am needing to hear from the survivors as well. But I am confused. ... (22 replies)
... Or better yet they are early diagnosed Stage 1 or 2's. ... (22 replies)
Met's to the Liver
Aug 26, 2006
... cm that is when surgery doesn't become an option. Your not looking hard enough for survivors! Google stage 4 colon cancer survivors. I just found a bunch. There are many options available for liver mets. I know it's difficult to hear such news but don't get too immersed in it. ... (8 replies)
... I had ct tuesday a spot still shows on my liver and swollen node on one lung. Dr. says it could be scar tissue from the tumors. I had 4 on my liver. He said it looks good and for me to keep doing what ever i've been doing. He didn't say i'm in remission but CEA is 3. ... (5 replies)
... answer your question, that is why... because the literature over years and years of data tells us that your chances of survival are significantly decreased with 4 or more nodes. ... (22 replies)
Stage 4
Sep 20, 2005
... Hello, this is my first time posting. My 41 year old husband has had a recurrance of colon cancer that has now spread to lungs and abdomen. He is now on 5fu, ironotecan, and avastin. ... (6 replies)
... There ARE stage 4 survivors. Do not lose hope and do not let her lose hope! ... (20 replies)
... stage 4, dukes d, colon cancer. I still cannot believe it....... seems like a nightmare. ... (10 replies)
Met's to the Liver
Aug 25, 2006
... Before you start reading on liver cancer, realize primary liver cancer and secondary are different. Primary liver cancer is very difficult to treat, more specifically hepatocellular carcinoma. Secondary from colon is treatable and is not a death sentence. ... (8 replies)

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