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by JJH
Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: High CEA, normal colonoscopy, need advise.
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: High CEA, normal colonoscopy, need advise.

... My question for you guys, is there anything else I could do to make sure I am not missing something important here? Any tests, procedures? What I would do in your case is to add the H. pylori test to your periodic lab test schedule so that you can check whether it has flared up again and might ...
by JJH
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: NCT02650713 - RO6958688 plus Atezolizumab
Replies: 9
Views: 2336

Re: NCT02650713 - RO6958688 plus Atezolizumab

Natalia - Welcome to Colon Talk, and thank you for taking the time to set up a signature before your first post ! Concerning the Phase 1 clinical trial you mentioned (NCT03866239), it looks like among the 18 study locations there are no active centers in Ireland. Apparently, the closest ones to you ...
by JJH
Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:54 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 1719

Re: Study Finds Racial Disparities in Timing and Type of Treatment in Colorectal Cancer Patients

Study Finds Racial Disparities in Timing and Type of Treatment in Colorectal Cancer Patients https://chhs.gmu.edu/news/582946 The findings suggest that the hospital capacity and availability of advanced technologies may benefit white patients, but not black patients, in terms of time-to-treatment a...
by JJH
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hope for Stage 3 and 4 - one man's story
Replies: 6
Views: 1148

Re: Hope for Stage 3 and 4 - one man's story

HSEternal - Thank you for posting your husband's story. This story delivers a very powerful message and deserves to be widely disseminated. Have you considered sending a version of this story to one of the colorectal cancer awareness organizations? There are several organizations out there that pre...
by JJH
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: HELP its grown. Please I'm sick I can't breath
Replies: 18
Views: 1727

Re: HELP its grown. Please I'm sick I can't breath

... He had said before that if shrank on this scan we would send me to surgeon again. Now that it grew he said a surgeon wouldn't see me?? If a surgeon won't see you, does that mean that your mets are currently considered inoperable? If so, do you know exactly why? In your case, what are all of the...
by JJH
Wed Feb 05, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Twelve year old Niece has surgery tomorrow
Replies: 9
Views: 1181

Re: Twelve year old Niece has surgery tomorrow

IAS wrote:...I'm just here to ask for your prayers for such a brave child...

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Offering prayers today to St.Peregrine
by JJH
Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scan tomorrow anxiety is out of control
Replies: 9
Views: 916

Re: Scan tomorrow

If time please pray for me. I'm a single mom to a baby. Stage 4. I just want to raise him Trying - I said a prayer for you today. I know it's difficult, but if possible, try not to worry tomorrow. https://www.gracievjewelrydesign.com/uploads/5/2/9/1/52917869/s439033958465626504_p1438_i50_w640.png
by JJH
Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Vince Lombardi
Replies: 1
Views: 805

Vince Lombardi

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/onesport/cps/976/cpsprodpb/118E4/production/_110680917_trophy_getty.jpg "His death, when it came in 1970, was sudden. At the age of 57 he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of colon cancer , and he died 10 weeks later. According to the Green Bay Press Gazette, Presi...
by JJH
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: APR surgery coming scared and questions
Replies: 3
Views: 673

Re: APR surgery coming scared and questions

... This is the first I have heard of a hernia problem at all with lifting. I will have to read some! Here's some initial info on incisional and parastomal hernias. https://coloncancersupport.colonclub.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=50471&p=387550#p387550 Since you will have both types of incision...
by JJH
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: whining...
Replies: 9
Views: 1151

Re: whining...

... We booked a trip from Oregon (where we live) to San Diego in about 3 weeks. But now with the corona virus on the loose I'm questioning whether or not we should go... Here's an update on the corona virus situation in Southern California: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-02-03/what-y...
by JJH
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Applications for Colon Camp are Officially Open! => ⓃⒺⓌ ⒾⓃⒻⓄ !
Replies: 6
Views: 2448

Re: Applications for Colon Camp are Officially Closed! => ⓃⒺⓌ ⒾⓃⒻⓄ !

What day will you actually be selecting recipients of Colon Camp? How will they be notified? I feel like I’m stalking all social media outlets trying to find out. Ha ha!! If they do it like they did last year they will probably be announcing the results publicly at the very beginning of April 2020 ...
by JJH
Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Versatile race-car driver John Andretti dies at 56
Replies: 2
Views: 1001

Re: Versatile race-car driver John Andretti dies at 56

Yes, over the years there have been many famous people who have died of colon, rectal, or anal cancer:
https://m.ranker.com/list/famous-people-who-died-of-colorectal-cancer/reference
by JJH
Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Upcoming surgery 3/4 of colon to be removed
Replies: 2
Views: 770

Re: Upcoming surgery 3/4 of colon to be removed

UKgirl - I'm so sorry to hear of your new diagnosis. I don't have any personal experience with colon resections, but I think you can get some useful information from past posts on this board by doing a special advanced search here using a keyword string like: +total +colectomy -left -right Special ...
by JJH
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New member thoughts on being "cured"
Replies: 8
Views: 1158

Re: New member thoughts on being "cured"

... Lots but once you have fulfilled the requirements to get cancer you will always be in the loop. He said you will never live normally again but as a survivor... Yes, this is more-or-less the way I view it. My doctor told me, "Once you have cancer, you will always have cancer." In addit...
by JJH
Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Eating plan: Keto OR Vegan OR Well-Balanced??
Replies: 5
Views: 937

Re: Eating plan: Keto OR Vegan OR Well-Balanced??

I try to do a balanced, organic diet. I`m now over seven years cancer free. BTW, here are a couple of Oregon photography websites that might be of interest to you. The first one is from eastern Oregon. The second one is by an 8-year colorectal cancer survivor and is from western Oregon. There is lif...

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