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by CRguy
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Jan 15/2020
Replies: 276
Views: 116897

Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Jan 15/2020

WORD ! JJ ... and backatcha' MEGAfold !!!!

Harmony sista'
with you always... on the Journey

CRguy
by CRguy
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Jan 15/2020
Replies: 276
Views: 116897

Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Jan 15/2020

Sorry for being MIA with an update ... :shock: Had a very hectic ... BUTT ... fun and family filled Christmas season Dealing with unusual weather around here and just trying to stay safe and warm !!!!! Recent Imaging and bloods ALL looking good, as in " no further scans or follow ups required &...
by CRguy
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Postoperative Oxaliplatin, 5-FU, and Leucovorin in Patients With Stage II or III Rectal Cancer Receiving Preoperative Ch

Postoperative Oxaliplatin, 5-FU, and Leucovorin in Patients With Stage II or III Rectal Cancer Receiving Preoperative Chemoradiation TAKE-HOME MESSAGE This phase III trial evaluated adjuvant FOLFOX6 versus FOLFOX6 plus bevacizumab in patients with stage II or III rectal cancer who had undergone pre...
by CRguy
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Leisure-Time Physical Activity Linked to Lower Cancer Risk

Leisure-Time Physical Activity Linked to Lower Cancer Risk During follow-up, 50,620 incident cancers accrued. The researchers found that the risk for seven of the 15 cancers studied was significantly lower with engagement in recommended amounts of activity (7.5 to 15 metabolic equivalent task hours...
by CRguy
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Adverse Events Decreased With Proton Chemoradiotherapy

Adverse Events Decreased With Proton Chemoradiotherapy Proton chemoradiotherapy is associated with a significantly lower risk for 90-day adverse events and a decrease in performance status during treatment compared with photon therapy, according to a study published online Dec. 26 in JAMA Oncology.
by CRguy
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Chili Pepper Consumption and Mortality in Italian Adults

Chili Pepper Consumption and Mortality in Italian Adults TAKE-HOME MESSAGE This study examined the association between chili pepper consumption and mortality in a cohort of 22,811 Italian adults. Chili pepper intake was estimated by a food frequency questionnaire during the years 2005 to 2010. Over...
by CRguy
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Association of Acupuncture and Acupressure With Improved Cancer Pain

Association of Acupuncture and Acupressure With Improved Cancer Pain TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Acupuncture has been used for symptomatic relief in patients with chronic pain related to cancer. This review evaluated existing data on the efficacy of this practice. In all, 14 randomized clinical trials with 9...
by CRguy
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: The last thing I expected at my MSK appt today
Replies: 10
Views: 430

Re: The last thing I expected at my MSK appt today

Takin' the WINS where we find them !!!!!!

I would say a good way to start the year
Cheers and best wishes
CRguy
by CRguy
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Zantac and Colon Cancer
Replies: 21
Views: 1113

Re: Zantac and Colon Cancer

Just some history. The active ingredient in the drug is safe. Its the adulterant in the API that is the problem here and I believe this was introduced by sloppy manufacturing in facilities that were not as carefully supervised by the FDA in countries that make a habit of flouting regulatory rules. ...
by CRguy
Fri Jan 03, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: A Toast to 2020!
Replies: 10
Views: 595

Re: A Toast to 2020!

I can only toast you back
and say

WORD !

Love Peace and Harmony
CRguy
by CRguy
Fri Jan 03, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Zantac and Colon Cancer
Replies: 21
Views: 1113

Re: Zantac and Colon Cancer

Just going to throw a few chemistry/pharmacology/epidemiology references in here before we all put our lawyers on speed dial :shock: :mrgreen: Prilosec is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) that blocks the production of acid by the stomach. Zantac works differently. It is an H2 (histamine-2) blocker that...
by CRguy
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 458

***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2020

To continue a great ColonTalk tradition ....... the 2020 NEWS topic !!!!! AND in the words of its founder garbovatwin I will start things with the original intro from each year !!!! Countdown to the Ongoing News Thread has begun. May all YOUR news be GOOD. For many of us, be it due to our busy sched...
by CRguy
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Another year older ...
Replies: 2
Views: 295

Another year older ...

Looks like this may be my first post of the New Year
and the new decade

Here's wishing we will find a way to beat cancer
sometime this decade

Here's to 2020

Love Peace and Harmony
to ALL on the Journey

CRguy
by CRguy
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Jan 15/2020
Replies: 276
Views: 116897

Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec 26/2019

JJ Sincere HARMONY and GRATITUDE for NOT mentioning the Russia game :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :mrgreen: BUTT then.... after all ... you are family and Team CR ...SO you knows da' rules !!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I think we may need the original Altec Lansing "Voice of the Theaters&qu...
by CRguy
Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: In need of metastasis education
Replies: 12
Views: 950

Re: In need of metastasis education

At least a few million $$$$$$ questions here my friend !

Planning to post in later with my "IMO" 2 cents worth

Thanks for starting the topic
Cheers
CRguy

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