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by CRguy
Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Help Impaction or blockage!?
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: Help Impaction or blockage!?

There are other options for oral meds, infusions and enemas, but you would definitely need a doctor to implement them like lactulose, DOSS - dioctyl sulfosuccinate (( As a vet, I have dealt with impacted felines all the time and will sometimes use manual / instrument assisted fracture techniques. On...
by CRguy
Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 2017 : In Memoriam
Replies: 21
Views: 5895

Re: 2017 : In Memoriam

Sadly we have lost another friend here.
Maia has started this memorial topic to honour her :
Our friend dudette (Temi) has departed

Rest in Peace Temi
CRguy
by CRguy
Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: A little help please
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: A little help please

Did Jacques' tips help Bev ? was this after you PM'd me ? Make sure ALL of your PM folders have some room, I have found if any folder is 100% full, the system chokes on that and I admit I have never seen that particular message either. I checked your member account permissions and everything appears...
by CRguy
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: BrownBagger ....... I don't know what to say
Replies: 58
Views: 1892

Re: BrownBagger ....... I don't know what to say

I have been fortunate enough to hear back from a work colleague of Eric's and share this with our family here. His sentiments certainly echo our own. You should know that Eric Johnson passed away earlier this week. Eric was battling cancer for the past 6-7 years, so it's been a long time coming.  Er...
by CRguy
Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 2017 : In Memoriam
Replies: 21
Views: 5895

Re: 2017 : In Memoriam BrownBagger

I have started a Memorial topic to honour Eric BrownBagger ....... I don't know what to say This post however, will not be the usual In Memoriam Once upon a time the ColonTalk forum was a very different place. It seemed maybe a bit more “homey” casual chillaxed …. for folks dealing with CRC. I was a...
by CRguy
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ July/2017
Replies: 127
Views: 20767

Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ July/2017

July 2017 update

lost my best friend here :
rest in peace BrownBagger

Harmony bro'
CR
by CRguy
Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: BrownBagger ....... I don't know what to say
Replies: 58
Views: 1892

BrownBagger ....... I don't know what to say

When someone says they have no words to describe how they feel .. and then go on to do so anyway When someone says they are gutted by an experience and just need to share their energy with their friends When someone who has been in and out of someone else’s life, and they yours, finds that their fri...
by CRguy
Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Pinch me, I must be dreaming.... It was 13 years ago today!!!
Replies: 24
Views: 651

Re: Pinch me, I must be dreaming.... It was 13 years ago today!!!

CR Guy!!! I love you and I always will!!! Thanks for keeping up on here, much more so than I.... You are a great friend, and peacemaker..... Thanks for being here!!! And thanks for being you!!! Remember cappy ... I learned from people like ... YOU on here just payin' it forward .... YOU know anythi...
by CRguy
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Pinch me, I must be dreaming.... It was 13 years ago today!!!
Replies: 24
Views: 651

Re: Pinch me, I must be dreaming.... It was 13 years ago today!!!

Cappy .....

WORD !!!!!!!!

Harmony sista'
from your homie

CRguy on the Journey
by CRguy
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: To port or not for Oxi
Replies: 17
Views: 493

Re: To port or not for Oxi

Personal choice, BUTT mine was
Port over I.V.
and =>>>> NO PICC line

Cheers
CR
by CRguy
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Sig file help for new member
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Re: Sig file help for new member

Welcome aboard Phil I added your sig but changed Post surgery FU-5 chemo and radiation. to read pre surgery ..... if this is not correct let us know Here is a post and references for you if you need to make any changes https://coloncancersupport.colonclub.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=52681&p=4215...
by CRguy
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: On the cover of Newsweek !!!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 788

On the cover of Newsweek !!!!!

Just got notice from our very own Maia, that our resident rock star Tom is one of the featured folks on the cover of Newsweek ...AND a very well deserved accolade and nod to Maia !!!!! in the FightCRC article. WELL DONE FOLKS your clinical trail finder is EPIC ! and you folks are part of the reason ...
by CRguy
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Fluid on the lung???
Replies: 6
Views: 502

Re: Fluid on the lung???

My Question: Has anyone experienced fluid on the lungs and has the fluid came back?? If so how soon? Just a bit more info for you : this search will give you more insights into "pleurodesis" and what folks have been through with pleural effusions. pleurodesis AND a broader search for : th...
by CRguy
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Does immunotherapy offer a cure?
Replies: 8
Views: 591

Re: Does immunotherapy offer a cure?

But as I said before I have no idea what the drs are going to say to me. Still waiting to hear back from the surgeon in Vancouver and my oncologist (also Vancouver based) isn't coming up to Prince George until next week. I am thankful that my town isn't under evacuation order from wildfire but trav...
by CRguy
Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Does immunotherapy offer a cure?
Replies: 8
Views: 591

Re: Does immunotherapy offer a cure?

Any chance your tumour has been / could be assessed by the POG program at BCCA ? this post of mine should give the starting points to follow up on this ???? Dr. Janessa Laskin and Dr. Marco Marra at BCCA Vancouver are the primary contacts https://coloncancersupport.colonclub.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&am...

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