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by LPL
Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Possibly still NED...our story to date
Replies: 7
Views: 881

Re: Possibly still NED...our story to date

mpbser, Best wishes for a good Dr appointment tomorrow.
by LPL
Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scanxiety - Good thoughts Please
Replies: 21
Views: 2285

Re: Scanxiety - Good thoughts Please

DE Thank you !

OSM, It feels so good to get well wishes from people who understand.. and wow! remembering to post when I need it the most <3
I will get back and report what we will find out.
by LPL
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New and in need of hope for mom
Replies: 10
Views: 355

Re: New and in need of hope for mom

hopie, this phase, this waiting... is what feels the worst for me (I’m a caregiver). When getting to know the facts, having a plan, it becomes easier - something to follow. I know vise people say that it is no use worrying before you have all facts.. I want to but for some reason I can’t follow that...
by LPL
Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hello please help.
Replies: 30
Views: 3308

Re: Hello please help.

Did you ask your surgeon about the testicle swelling? And where was your tumour located? Yes they said the more i walk and urinate it should go back to normal. 4 to 6 weeks post surgery. My tumor was in my lower rectum on the muscle thats why i needed a ostomy. Its the reason i put of surgery for o...
by LPL
Fri Jan 18, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Waiting for PET results & HAI pump issue
Replies: 33
Views: 2998

Re: Waiting for PET results & HAI pump issue

Or, come to think of it, just a biopsy. One concern originally was risk of spread via the percutaneous biopsy needle if indeed it is cancerous. That was one of the reasons we sought a second opinion at MSK. However, if he goes for the biopsy (without ablation), and it does come back positive for ca...
by LPL
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New and in need of hope for mom
Replies: 10
Views: 355

Re: New and in need of hope for mom

hopie, a warm welcome to this forum!! You wrote: He referred us to a general surgeon, who was just that--so I found her a colorectal surgeon. That was SO Good to hear - Good for you!! Your mother’s surgery sounded familiar. If you look at my signature you can see what happened at my husband’s 2nd su...
by LPL
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Waiting for PET results & HAI pump issue
Replies: 33
Views: 2998

Re: Waiting for PET results & HAI pump issue

mpbser, what do You want MSK to do/say?
Surgery to remove the suspicious/uncertain spots? Or watch & wait? A surgical consult to discuss this must be good ‘in my book’. Wishing you peace of mind.
by LPL
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Which is correct ? PET or MR
Replies: 11
Views: 351

Re: Which is correct ? PET or MR

Educator, I hope he will be sceduled for surgery.
Best of luck to you ! Please let us know.
by LPL
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Lung recurrence update- good news
Replies: 15
Views: 1607

Re: Lung recurrence update- good news

I wanted to update this thread for anyone else facing lung metastisis. I just got my 6 month scan results back and all is clear. This puts me one year out from my lobectomy and three years out from any chemo. Needless to say, I am feeling incredibly greatful. I am so happy for you Beccaschocked :D ...
by LPL
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: MSK patients with HAI pump - prep for Dr K meeting
Replies: 36
Views: 3127

Re: MSK patients with HAI pump - prep for Dr K meeting

mpbser, I have saved a quote from CRguy.. BREATH ....... repeat as needed This is what I will be doing until our doctor appointment on monday when we will be getting the PET result. (OK I might be thinking.. making a list of questions for different possible scenarios!) Please try to relax. Will be t...
by LPL
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need help with lab report
Replies: 8
Views: 325

Re: Need help with lab report

Eleda wrote: it was originally moderately differencated at biopsy,,,, Then poorly - And now moderately again at pathology??? More confusing??? When hubby was diagnosed, I was ‘praying’ for some good signs/test results. (I have stopped praving now.. it’s not me.. and it doesn’t work for me) Anyway, ...
by LPL
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Waiting for PET results & HAI pump issue
Replies: 33
Views: 2998

Re: Waiting for PET results & HAI pump issue

mpbser wrote:I am pretty shocked. My husband is now set on the pump. He wants to double his chances of recurrence-free survival.

I totally understand that. If we lived in the USA and DH had the same results, that would be what I wished he would decide to do. All the best to you going forward.
by LPL
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Sadness (sorry for the blues)
Replies: 8
Views: 1031

Re: Sadness (sorry for the blues)

B..wings wrote: Good news: I'm not doing any more Google research. I'm still reading stuff about cancer, like new treatments and things like that, but no more statistics. That is wonderful to hear! You have entered the ’research mode’ - that is good!! Keep on doing that. CAGirl mentioned: When thin...
by LPL
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Waiting for PET results & HAI pump issue
Replies: 33
Views: 2998

Re: Waiting for PET results & HAI pump issue

Oh :( I did not see that coming.
But you are in good hands ! Thinking about you.
Hoping you will get a good plan on Monday.
by LPL
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scanxiety - Good thoughts Please
Replies: 21
Views: 2285

Re: Scanxiety - Good thoughts Please

O Stoma Mia wrote: On a different but related issue, if the PET scan turns out to be bad, my own first reaction would not be to prepare for an ablation but would be to first look for a second PET-scan opinion -- in other words, an additional radiology reading of the same PET-scan CD-rom, but by a d...

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