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by Hannah Faulkner
Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Would a transverse tumor/polyp/cancer cause fresh bleeding?
Replies: 9
Views: 454

Re: Would a transverse tumor/polyp/cancer cause fresh bleeding?

It confusing to say what caused it but its not tumour. Might be the rectum or near area from hemmoroids causing the issue.
by Hannah Faulkner
Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: genetic tests results
Replies: 10
Views: 893

Re: genetic tests results

Never heard of this one before....
by Hannah Faulkner
Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:52 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage 1 with no surgery...any thoughts?
Replies: 26
Views: 2379

Re: Stage 1 with no surgery...any thoughts?

It’s a quite complicated decision, and anxiety is the obvious thing. There is always some risk association and i wish you smooth recovery and hope you decide what’s better to go with.
by Hannah Faulkner
Wed May 31, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Message from my friend Nik Colon
Replies: 11
Views: 1610

Re: Message from my friend Nik Colon

Thank You for the update, My prayers are with Nik!
by Hannah Faulkner
Wed May 31, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Do you imagine being told you are cured?
Replies: 17
Views: 1277

Re: Do you imagine being told you are cured?

I have the similar thoughts to woke up in pain free life. Its a good way to relax and enjoy for few moments by imagining these. :)
by Hannah Faulkner
Wed May 31, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Drove myself to work this morning - felt so liberating!
Replies: 11
Views: 777

Re: Drove myself to work this morning - felt so liberating!

Hi AnnClare, congratulations on driving. You can’t stop it if its gonna happen, I hope things will settle for better Good Luck!!
by Hannah Faulkner
Wed May 24, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: BREAKING: Pembrolizumab/Keytruda APPROVED for MSI-High CRC
Replies: 9
Views: 1260

Re: BREAKING: Pembrolizumab/Keytruda APPROVED for MSI-High CRC

I heard about the effectiveness of keytruda but what about the side effects it comes with? Also cost are high Merck making money..
by Hannah Faulkner
Thu May 18, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Went to see the surgeon today
Replies: 18
Views: 1344

Re: Went to see the surgeon today

This is music to the ears, wish you all the best may the Larry! shrink
by Hannah Faulkner
Thu May 18, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I am SOOOOOOO Pissed!
Replies: 10
Views: 827

Re: I am SOOOOOOO Pissed!

I can relate to your pain with chemo, one thing is they only tell us what make sense. so its better to do research to ask right question at the moment. Hope your scan shows positive signs
by Hannah Faulkner
Thu May 11, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New and in need of help please
Replies: 14
Views: 1620

Re: New and in need of help please

Sorry to hear about your brother diagnosis, hopefully you will make the right choice. Love and Prayers
by Hannah Faulkner
Thu May 11, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Lonsurf
Replies: 12
Views: 1311

Re: Lonsurf

I think Lonsurf is reacting with other drugs causing trouble, nausea is the most likely side effect. Thanks for the blood count info
by Hannah Faulkner
Fri May 05, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Much/any difference in side effects when oxaliplatin is removed
Replies: 18
Views: 1451

Re: Much/any difference in side effects when oxaliplatin is removed

It’s a great relief after dropping oxaliplatin, there might be mild side effect which are bearable. In the end its make life easy. I wish him Good Luck!!
by Hannah Faulkner
Fri May 05, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CEA levels - would this trend concern you?
Replies: 5
Views: 734

Re: CEA levels - would this trend concern you?

I don’t like CEA it has given me anxiety every time. Testing method is also a good determinator of reading be sure which one you are tested with.
by Hannah Faulkner
Fri Apr 28, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any experience with cannabis oil?
Replies: 13
Views: 1081

Re: Any experience with cannabis oil?

I used CBD oil during my treatment (just finished in February) to control nausea, help with sleep, and increase appetite. I didn't do any daily dosing with it but used as necessary in place of anti nausea medicine that seemed to cause diarrhea. I did not use it as a cancer treatment -did the surger...

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