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Cancer: Colon Board Index
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... I am so sorry!!!!!!!!!!!! I don't even know what to say, but I wanted to tell you that cancer is not a death sentence. The biopsy will most likely tell them what stage the cancer is in, then they will know how to treat it. ... (8 replies)
... I'm so sorry to hear about your mother. Every time I hear of someone who has been diagnosed with Colon Cancer my heart breaks for them and their families. I know what it is like because I have been there. I'm also sorry to hear about your father. My grandfather died of lung cancer in 1968. ... (19 replies)
... The great news is if they caught this early enough, it is actually curable! You stated it is early stage. I would have to assume that with surgery, this is in that window. You do not want to miss an opportunity to be cured....colon cancer isn't what usually kills a person. ... (7 replies)

... at you should worry about your health first and the money last. You cannot put a value on life. My 42 year old brother in law is dying at this very moment from colon cancer. Some of the people who have been around here awhile might remember me talking about him. ... (8 replies)
... the treatment is administered after diagnosis, whether the patient has access to cutting edge drugs and technology and where you are in the world i.e. colorectal cancer survival rates are markedly lower in Europe than in the US. ... (6 replies)
... Jesus Christ, I'm so sorry Cinda. I don't know what exactly to tell you though, everybody is different. My father had esophageal cancer and the only place it spread to was his liver, but that was enough to cause an embolism to travel to his lung and do him in. ... (1 replies)
... t have the right personality for us. ... (28 replies)
... doctors feel they got all the cancer. He is refusing procedure to look in his stomach to see why he gets sick when he eats. He is refusing food and drink. He if virtually starving himself to death. That is what has become so frustrating. ... (4 replies)
... My 81 year old aunt underwent her first bout of colon cancer at about the age of 54. She had a resection,then had another about about the age 70 and underwent another resection. ... (2 replies)
... Treatment for cancer is a personal decision. It comes down to the decision of the person who has cancer. No doctor can "force" a person to have treatment. ... (5 replies)
No Colonoscopy?
Nov 10, 2012
... Actually, my prostate cancer is now growing so slowly, that neither my oncologist nor I consider it necessary to treat, yet. ... (3 replies)
... nsectutive stool samples over a three day period I believe is a FOBT, fecal occult blood test, you take it back to your doctor, then they put the reactant on it, if it comes up purple I think, it's positive for blood, and means you have microscopic blood in your stool, this type is the most common. ... (4 replies)
Dec 25, 2004
... and it will heal itself up soon. ... (2 replies)
... Another good way to detect Colon Cancer is to ask your doctor to do an "Insure" stool card test. Quest Diagnostics offers this so you would have to use a Quest Diagnostics Laboratory. It is very different than the routine Hemocult or Seracult occult stool blood test cards. ... (18 replies)
Freaking here!
Dec 13, 2005
... Hi Deb, my dad also died of colon cancer 5 yrs ago. My heart goes out to you and I sure do for real know how it is. ... (3 replies)
... sorry to hear about your mum. It sounds like your mum is on an agressive chemo. Avastin is one of the new "wonder drugs" for treating colon cancer patients and is getting good press regards to prolonging life and reducing tumors. ... (1 replies)
... and I was reassured by the fact that I wasn't entirely surprised to see it as my anus did feel kind of raw. ... (16 replies)
... to respond....while i respect your opinion....i must disagree. colonoscopy tests are done once every 10 years ...IF yours came back fine and no history of it. ... (22 replies)
Panic attack
Aug 12, 2005
... I'm wondering if you really have this problem or if for some sick reason known only to you, you've made all this up. I've read your posts and belive me if I was in your place I'd be at ANY hospital having the colonoscopy done! ... (17 replies)
... c if it were to be colon cancer you want them to catch it asap. My mom died of colon cancer this November. She was only 50 and I am only 21. She didn't have any symptoms. The only reason they even found it was the tumor had some inflamation around it that had grown down into her leg muscle causing her pain. ... (2 replies)

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