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by CRguy
Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: O/T diversion ... The Voice Spring and FALL 2017 !
Replies: 64
Views: 5397

Re: O/T diversion ... The Voice Spring and FALL 2017 !

This week I have the same old complaints / comments !!!! :twisted: 1. some of those duos in the battles should be DUOS !!!! 2. a couple who stayed could have gone home :shock: 3. a couple who went ..... SHOULDA stayed ! :( Brooke was great ... BUTT Sophia SHOULD HAVE BEEN STOLEN !!!!! :twisted: she ...
by CRguy
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My small "cancer's death" anniversary
Replies: 16
Views: 356

Re: My small "cancer's death" anniversary

mariane wrote:2 years ago my MSKCC oncologist came to me with my pathology report and told me that my cancer was dead .......
I am clear. There is hope!

The only good cancer is a DEAD cancer !

Continued success and best wishes :mrgreen:
Cheers and ALWAYS HOPE !!!!!!
CRguy
by CRguy
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: awaiting biopsy results
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Re: awaiting biopsy results

How long should a pathology report take? I thought 2 weeks. I once had a 20 minute turn around for a frozen section, intra-operative path report while I was still under GA for my lung met :shock: AND I have had reports signed off on by the Pathologists within a few days ... BUTT had to wait to see ...
by CRguy
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I am now five years cancer free after my lung recurrence
Replies: 10
Views: 285

Re: I am now five years cancer free after my lung recurrence

Congrats Mys

Keep racking up those milestones on the path to a permanent home in ... NedsVille !!!!
Cheers
CRguy
by CRguy
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: From cancer and a blog to a book
Replies: 13
Views: 498

Re: From cancer and a blog to a book

Keep kickin' it forward Julie !!!

Cheers
CRguy
by CRguy
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Blood in stool? Am I imagining it?
Replies: 3
Views: 139

Re: Blood in stool? Am I imagining it?

Maelleous wrote:Is it possible it is something other than cancer?
= Yes
... call the doc on Monday
= Yes

That is what they are there for !

Best wishes
CR
by CRguy
Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: High Liver ALT and AST
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Re: High Liver ALT and AST

Your liver enzyme levels are not a reason for concern. Karen Prop321 I generally concur with the above quote and explanation from Karen .... BUTT 1. your LiverZymes levels are appropriate for your situation ... i.e. chemo related 2. often trends are more important than singular absolute values 3. i...
by CRguy
Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 2019 "On the Rise" Featured Survivor/Caregiver Applications
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Re: 2019 "On the Rise" Featured Survivor/Caregiver Applications

We made this a sticky for a while, thanks OSM !
Trying to get more particulars.

CRguy
by CRguy
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Keytruda induced pancolitis (help me please!)
Replies: 10
Views: 282

Re: Keytruda induced pancolitis (help me please!)

Maybe consider asking your Docs about Entocort (coated budesonide granules) which are more colon specific = less systemic than oral pred treatments, because it is activated directly in the lower small intestine / upper colon. Two other meds which could be discussed are : sulfasalazine and sucralfate...
by CRguy
Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ECG Report...Can Anyone Help me Understand It?
Replies: 9
Views: 440

Re: ECG Report...Can Anyone Help me Understand It?

NOT to be an alarmist here my friend ... BUTT ... YES you need to get some docs on board and a cardio is one, BUTT pending that visit I would also consider a follow up with a pulmonologist, usually an Internal Medicine specialist designation. Here's why : Yes the lung surgeons are happy with how you...
by CRguy
Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: IMMUNO-combo trial RECTAL CANCER *before* surgery -at MD Anderson
Replies: 4
Views: 167

Re: IMMUNO-combo trial RECTAL CANCER *before* surgery -at MD Anderson

Just an IMO moment here Maia ...

I think this absolutely legitimizes and brings immunotherapies into the forefront of mainline CRC protocols,
as a first line therapy for ALL Stage III and IV classes = this is GREAT news !
Hoping for great results !

JMO

Cheers
CR
by CRguy
Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Calling ALL Colorectal CANUCKS !
Replies: 310
Views: 54140

Re: Calling ALL Colorectal CANUCKS !

Thanks Maia Yes with these 2 involved there WILL be YVR and T.O. for sure ! Investigators Study Chair: Lillian Siu Univ. Health Network-OCI/ Princess Margaret Hospital , Toronto, ON Canada Study Chair: Daniel J Renouf BCCA - Vancouver Cancer Centre , Vancouver BC, Canada With the "kitchen sink&...
by CRguy
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA
Replies: 62
Views: 3220

Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

She still has a bit of a low-grade fever, and appears to have some bile leakage somewhere. Bile peritonitis will definitely cause a fever and they will be watching to see of they need to do another procedure to seal something up ...... Glad she is doing better overall :D :!: Still sending MEGA VIBE...
by CRguy
Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scan tomorrow
Replies: 29
Views: 626

Re: Scan tomorrow

thubler wrote:I pray for all of you everyday and thank God for the colon club, its been amazing..

Kick BUTT and take names buddy
Here's to good scanning

Best wishes
CRguy

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