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by fumaros
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Memorial Sloan Kettering Hotel Option Question
Replies: 8
Views: 255

Re: Memorial Sloan Kettering Hotel Option Question

POD Hotel rooms are also cheap, and theres one walking distance to MSK. If you are staying longer for treatment, you can always contact MSK social worker to get you free accommodations through the ACS or help you find cheaper options.
by fumaros
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Whether to surgery or stick with 3 more cycles of xeloda along.
Replies: 1
Views: 122

Re: Whether to surgery or stick with 3 more cycles of xeloda along.

My tumor was in a different location, but also grew slightly prior to my surgery date. The surgery was cancelled as the surgeon said that operating on an actively growing tumor increases the chances of recurrence. Not sure how it all works, but it can be a good idea to be safe and do as much chemo a...
by fumaros
Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Still at the hospital :(
Replies: 26
Views: 1129

Re: Still at the hospital :(

Praying for both of you. Hopefully, the congestion will pass.
by fumaros
Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 10 Years and Counting
Replies: 30
Views: 1842

Re: 10 Years and Counting

That is amazing news. Congratulations. :D
by fumaros
Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: KRAS and MSS
Replies: 7
Views: 315

Re: KRAS and MSS

You need to stay hopeful. Many brilliant scientist are working on targeting KRAS mutations, and some pharamceutical company have drugs currently under clinical trial with positive results. You can read this article (https://www.fiercebiotech.com/research/watch-out-amgen-and-mirati-boehringer-s-pan-k...
by fumaros
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Joe Rogers (1974-2019)
Replies: 10
Views: 675

Re: Joe Rogers (1974-2019)

My deepest condolences and thoughts to you and your family.
by fumaros
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: EXaCT1 Testing?
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Re: EXaCT1 Testing?

I had Next Gen sequencing on the biopsied tissue of my tumor. The results provided the mutation profile of my tumor and the percentage of cells that had any specific mutation. The most significant find was the KRAS G12C mutation. This told the oncologist that certain EGFR targeting chemotherapy drug...
by fumaros
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scared of surgery in need of wisdom...
Replies: 24
Views: 2445

Re: Scared of surgery in need of wisdom...

I have had open surgery. Good surgeons are very invested in their patients staying alive during and after surgery. Modern science has made so many advancements especially in the area of surgery. They won't operate unless they feel confident on the patients' survival. Focus on eating well, building e...
by fumaros
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Good news on Triplet Therapy
Replies: 4
Views: 693

Re: Good news on Triplet Therapy

Thats some amazing developing and in such a short time. I haven't heard of triplet therapy before, is it confined to certain tumor characteristics?
by fumaros
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Four years NED
Replies: 8
Views: 869

Re: Four years NED

Congratulations, you are almost there.
by fumaros
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Husband has passed away from signet ring cell.
Replies: 16
Views: 2010

Re: Husband has passed away from signet ring cell.

It hurts my hear for what you have been through. My prayers are with you.
by fumaros
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: No more CC Yipee
Replies: 18
Views: 2100

Re: No more CC Yipee

Congratulations, one battle down. Wishing you victory with the other.
by fumaros
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Please allow me to introduce myself
Replies: 28
Views: 3129

Re: Please allow me to introduce myself

Welcome, all stories are important and useful. All the best.

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