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... I don't think you are a hypochondriac. A blood relative that had colon cancer does mean you have an increased risk of it, especially since your grandmother had it so young. ... (5 replies)
Need advice?
Jul 9, 2012
... First of all the most important thing you can do when you have any type of rectal bleeding, even a small amount, is go to a doctor. ... (5 replies)
... They can have symptoms at that stage, but not much of the time. Always watch for changes in your bowel habits, like the number per day, or the consistency. ... (26 replies)

... So sorry to hear about your husband. I am stage IV with mets to liver and 1 to lung. I had multiple biopsies before diagnosis and ALL came back negative! I also do not have cancer in my lymph nodes. ... (5 replies)
... Today is the 8th day after my hubby had surgery to remove his rectal cancer, he'll be home tomorrow!! he has stage 4, he also has cancer in one kidney totaly separate from the rectal and liver cancer... ... (9 replies)
... Hello...... I am sorry to hear of your borthers troubles. It is a terrible ordeal and traumatic for those who have to stand by and watch. ... (10 replies)
... The waiting for it was the worst part besides the wondering about what else may be found. My husband is still VERY pessimistic about his chances. He has so much cancer in his family it's frightening. I found out tonight that his uncle died at 36 from colon cancer!!! ... (15 replies)
... i have the same symptoms as that problem too. ... (2 replies)
... Since you have not smoked in 20 years, and have such "mild" asthma, it baffles me as to why your physicians feel it would be better for you to do an FOBT and sigmoidoscopy, especially since FOBT is often false negative, and as you are surely aware, a sigmoidoscope does not visualize the entire colon. ... (13 replies)
Need information
Apr 7, 2005
... nstipation, tiredness and blood in the stools, that would come and go. Obviously, everyone experiences the first two things at one time or another. If you ever have blood in your stools, get tested, no matter how old or young you are. ... (1 replies)
... Crystal, there is ALWAYS hope. I have been fighting colon cancer, stage IV, for over 7 years, so you have many options. You didn't mention whether your husband has gotten a second opinion or not. Sometimes, this is very helpful. ... (5 replies)
... GOOD LUCK, and feel free to ask any questions you have. ... (20 replies)
... Hi, and welcome to the board. ... (2 replies)
... My brother, who is 36, was just diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. ... (6 replies)
Scared so much
Jan 6, 2017
... The doctor told me he will do colonscopy if the blood is still there after the period he did not mention that the blood has to be black .. ... (8 replies)
... Listen to your body and to your intuition. Keep pushing for answers and find a GI doctor or colon and rectal surgeon who is willing to do a colonoscopy. Hopefully this is nothing serious. But it sounds like your body is trying to tell you something. ... (8 replies)
... I can understand why you are nervous. I'm sorry to hear of your brother's diagnoses but he is young and will propbably come through just fine. One must remember that the symptons for cancer can be the same as those for many other issues. ... (6 replies)
Colonoscopy Done
Feb 15, 2005
... I woke up a couple times during the procedure and started talking to the DR, they gave me more meds to make me sleep. ... (2 replies)
... op chemo and radiation. I have a dual port catheter implanted in my chest before receiving any chemo to receive the cocktail they will give me. ... (5 replies)
... I don't really have an answer for you but I'm kinda going thru the same thing. 3 months ago I noticed a bit of blood on the toilet paper, I happened to have a physical scheduled so I told my doc and he said don't worry probably just a hemorrhoid. He says your young and healthy don't worry. ... (7 replies)


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