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by erinnatacha
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Constipation vs Bowel Blockage whats the difference?
Replies: 13
Views: 1515

Re: Constipation vs Bowel Blockage whats the difference?

My blockage was so painful, I was hyperventilating. And, I couldn't stop throwing up. So, perhaps keep those things in mind but it is always good to check with the doctor to get their opinion.
by erinnatacha
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any Stage 4 long term survivors/cured ?
Replies: 26
Views: 8907

Re: Any Stage 4 long term survivors/cured ?

Hi. I believe I was staged IV in August 2016, had a lymph node puff up in my abdomen. Two surgeries plus radiation/xeloda combo and I am still vertical. It is great to hear about all of you thriving. I have hope.
by erinnatacha
Mon Oct 03, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer
Replies: 45
Views: 22661

Re: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer

Roscoe- Thank you for your posting. I have a lymph node by my aorta that the docs are recommending to remove via surgery, but I am very nervous due to the risk. I asked about proton therapy and they said it wasn't an option due to the location...so, I think I will be checking with Loma Linda to see ...

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