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by LPL
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: This could be LONG ... very long !
Replies: 17
Views: 535

Re: This could be LONG ... very long !

Wow CRguy, There is always something right? Your poor mother, fractures are not Fun :cry: I got 3 in October and am still not back to 'me before'.. and I'm not 89 :shock: So with a 5hour drive you will not be able to visit her much I presume? Great to hear about the "multitude of friends",...
by LPL
Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer
Replies: 3430
Views: 425158

Re: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer

Welcome justbreathe, So sorry to hear you have a reason to join. I think you will soon feel that members here share much kindness & hope and advice/suggestions due to own experience. You wrote: " I try not to let him see me get discouraged and I keep looking for another direction but keep h...
by LPL
Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Chemo start date . . . still has drains/taking antibiotics
Replies: 6
Views: 257

Re: Chemo start date . . . still has drains/taking antibiotics

Hi jep, Lee wrote: Walking is probably one of the best things he can do to help with the healing process. I agree with that and also I have read that the body needs a LOT of protein for healing. I bought some high protein drinks for my DH after his surgeries, he for sure did not like the tast :( but...
by LPL
Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Trial at NIH for G12V KRAS mutant
Replies: 6
Views: 231

Re: Trial at NIH for G12V KRAS mutant

Thank You Maia,
I don't know how you do it :wink: but you always come up with good info for all of us!
Please do not ever go away <3
by LPL
Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New poster colon no lymph nodes? Bunriv
Replies: 3
Views: 310

Re: New poster colon no lymph nodes? Bunriv

Hi Bunriv, When we got hubby's surgery report and I saw that 'only' 9 lymp nodes had been resected.. I wondered why? I had heard/read "at least 12" ! Then I read " Many factors affect the number of lymph nodes examined, including extent of surgical resection, patient age, tumor locati...
by LPL
Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Trial at NIH for G12V KRAS mutant
Replies: 6
Views: 231

Re: Trial at NIH for G12V KRAS mutant

Hi Maia, I see that this Trial is for Kras G12V Have been reading, trying to learn about the diffent Kras since DH is G13D . He is 'NED for now' but I want to be informed.. Maybe this is not as Interesting as the Trial you posted but it sounds as any Kras mutant is ok here https://clinicaltrials.gov...
by LPL
Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 4 year anniversary
Replies: 4
Views: 240

Re: 4 year anniversary

Joyce,
Thank You so much for coming here and posting your Good News :D Hearing things like this is what we (who are in the beginning of dealing with CRC) needs to hear.
Big Congratulations to you !
by LPL
Thu Jun 15, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer
Replies: 3430
Views: 425158

Re: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer

Inorganic8/Kim wrote: Let's hope this is the start of a tidal wave of good news for everyone. Yes yes Please I hope so !!! Wonderful to hear your positive news :D and I hope it will continue and give yet another great scan in 2 months time. About my dear son in law to be. That is a fantastic story!...
by LPL
Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Beansmama Checking in
Replies: 32
Views: 1425

Re: Beansmama Checking in

Dear BeansMama, Inorganic8 wrote: Here's what I hope and pray and wish for you: 1. Next month you will be NEL (No evidence of Larry) 2. You will do whatever other treatments you need and just keep feeling better and better until you are officially NED. 3. You live a long, happy, fulfilling life. 4. ...
by LPL
Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer
Replies: 3430
Views: 425158

Re: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer

Thank you, jhocno197, Sarah & Kim for your "No bad news" vibes and prayers. It worked :!: They did not find anything bad on the ultrasound and hubby was told "vacation" again until next check up in 3 month. We are both very Happy :D :D and will now start packning for our trip...
by LPL
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer
Replies: 3430
Views: 425158

Re: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer

Hi friends, Can I please ask you to think good thoughts tomorrow for my DH. It is a check up (ultrasound this time) and we will meet his Onc 1 hour after to get the result. We are hoping... for 'no bad news'. Our daughter is getting married on July 1st and she lives far away from us and we hope to b...
by LPL
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Clean Scan
Replies: 7
Views: 296

Re: Clean Scan

mymom,
Congratulations :)
Thank you for sharing your good news !
by LPL
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Beansmama Checking in
Replies: 32
Views: 1425

Re: Beansmama Checking in

Dear BeansMama, I have been thinking very much about you !! What a ... sad personal family 'thing' that has happened to you !!! No wonder you have been absent :!: My guess is that your husband will suffer for making this life changing desition - and at this time in your life?! To be a caregiver is n...
by LPL
Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: NEWS from ongoing ASCO 2017: shorter chemo for stage III OK
Replies: 34
Views: 1202

Re: NEWS from ongoing ASCO 2017: shorter chemo for stage III OK

Hi Kobe, if this (your 23andme result) feels Interesting to you, and you have questions after getting your results. (You will need to now how to search your raw data to find SNPs of interest).
I'm here if I can be of assistance.
Kind regards /L

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