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by CRguy
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ NOV/2017
Replies: 145
Views: 34192

ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ November /2017

Ok as promised in another topic, here are some details of my homegrown : Follow Up For Those with no Follow Up Protocols abdominal U/sound : liver, pancreas, gallbladder, biliary tree, vessels, spleen, kidneys all normal chest Xrays (not CT) : cardiopericardium, mediastinum, lungs, pleural spaces al...
by CRguy
Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:02 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: O/T The 4 Kinds Of Health Chatroom Users (Article)
Replies: 5
Views: 102

Re: O/T The 4 Kinds Of Health Chatroom Users (Article)

Ok OK me me .....! I AM an adventurer :shock: my life was NOT interesting enough ... SO I got CRC !!!! Then wait for it ...... still not enough fun SO >>> I GOT A LUNG MET !!!!!! there : now some BUTT head metadata harvester can get another grant for more ignorant "studies" !!!! WHOOPEESHI...
by CRguy
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Testing results
Replies: 3
Views: 173

Re: Testing results

Hi Ampes My husband had a right Jeni cole to my on October 11 I am sure you mean right hemicolectomy based on your signature ... and just so you know I am only teasing you here ..... "Otto cure act is my wurst enema" :shock: Sorry don't have experiences to share... BUTT Hoping you get good...
by CRguy
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: colonoscopy clip for Pevlic MRI
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: colonoscopy clip for Pevlic MRI

Check with your doctors first ... BUTT most (all) surgical metals now in use should not have problems with MRIs MRI would affect ferromagnetic metals ( iron containing ) surgical titanium should not have any iron impurities, so permanent implants are OK for MRIs. IF something is meant to be removed ...
by CRguy
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Inconclusive Biopsy
Replies: 15
Views: 464

Re: Inconclusive Biopsy

Just a quick add on here : I had a wedge resection via VATS ( minimally invasive surgery ) of a single met, which was confirmed intra-operatively with pathologists standing by. IF it was not a met, but another primary lung cancer, the surgeon would have done full open chest surgery and lobectomy. Th...
by CRguy
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Tom marsilje
Replies: 38
Views: 1599

Re: Tom marsilje

Thank you for this link jdepp. I have also added it to the In Memoriam post for Tom. I am also humbled by having known him and agree with your sentiments. I believe he DID do more for everyone than we could ever have done for him or repaid him for. Harmony to all and condolences to his loving family...
by CRguy
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 2017 : In Memoriam
Replies: 24
Views: 13798

The end of an era

Our dear friend and research rock star, Tom, cancer researcher, patient and advocate, dies at 45 DK37 ( Tom ) is being honoured and remembered in this memorial topic Tom marsilje started by our dear friend exaussie. Tom was living proof of the need to fight this disease with everything we have. He l...
by CRguy
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: How long to followup Stage 4 ?
Replies: 10
Views: 674

Re: How long to followup Stage 4 ?

Any thoughts would be appreciated. My oncologist will never use the "cured" word - neither will I - just how we are, but at the same time I'm not sure I should keep on scanning for the rest of my life, Betsy, my oncologist basically said "we are in new territory here." There jus...
by CRguy
Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone diagnosed in their 20's?
Replies: 16
Views: 620

Re: Anyone diagnosed in their 20's?

Just to add a quick reminder to current members here, now ..... Our founder MOLLY was diagnosed on her 23rd birthday this blog post tells a bit more about her story in the early days http://colonclub.com/the-colossal-colon/colossal-colon-history/ In the summer of 2000, less than a year after finishi...
by CRguy
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: O/T They Say Things Come In Threes...Update #3/Photo Shoot of My Furbaby Chloe
Replies: 118
Views: 9373

Re: O/T They Say Things Come In Threes...Update #3/Photo Shoot of My Furbaby Chloe

Thanks Karen,

yes, when he raised his head, looked at me and wagged his tail ....
it was a powerful moment

Harmony
CRguy
by CRguy
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Four years.
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Re: Four years.

Happy Surgiversary !

Keep racking up those milestones with good results !!!

Cheers 'n Harmony
CR
by CRguy
Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Long Time Survivor--First visit to this forum
Replies: 6
Views: 477

Re: Long Time Survivor--First visit to this forum

Welcome to the forum and congrats for your good success ! I could not get your link to work but was wondering if either of these links would have the same info you described ? http://www.bladderbowel.gov.au/assets/doc/improvebowelaftersurgery.html https://www.continence.org.au/pages/managing-bowel-p...
by CRguy
Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: O/T They Say Things Come In Threes...Update #3/Photo Shoot of My Furbaby Chloe
Replies: 118
Views: 9373

Re: O/T They Say Things Come In Threes...Update #3/Photo Shoot of My Furbaby Chloe

Apparently uncooked bones don't splinter like cooked ones. Ummmmmmm ..... :shock: :shock: :shock: every time I scrub into an orthopedic surgery I AM dealing with an "uncooked bone" which in fact HAS splintered / cracked/ chipped / fractured or otherwise discombobulated in some fashion ......
by CRguy
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: O/T They Say Things Come In Threes...Update #3/Photo Shoot of My Furbaby Chloe
Replies: 118
Views: 9373

Re: O/T They Say Things Come In Threes...Update #3/Photo Shoot of My Furbaby Chloe

CRguy may have an opinion since he is little bit Eastern, little bit Western (not to be confused w/AC/DC) ALTHO' sometimes feel Thunderstruck .... like I've been on a Highway to Hell when trying to discuss things with the "raw food" crowd :shock: since this topic has moved on to more impo...

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