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by Andi
Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Things Not to Say and the Responses I want to Make (Rant)
Replies: 113
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Re: Things Not to Say and the Responses I want to Make (Rant)

I can relate to your statements! When faced with my own medical crisis back in November, I was scared and turned to my family. My sister's answer was, " I knew people who lived with a bag in college and they did just fine." Who the heck says that to someone, let alone your own sibling? Ugh...
by Andi
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage 1 with no surgery...any thoughts?
Replies: 26
Views: 3088

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

I'm 48, 47 was it was found in November. I had my resection surgery in January. The only follow up I am required to do is a colonoscopy in January 2018.

Thank you for the information Andrea.
I'm going to take a look at my biopsy sheet when I get home from work this afternoon.
by Andi
Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage 1 with no surgery...any thoughts?
Replies: 26
Views: 3088

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

I'm guess I'm confused on this one... I just had a large polyp removed that they considered Stage 1 and called precancerous. They removed 4 1/2" of my rectum since the polyp was so large. It did not invade the tissue, that was found first through an ultrasound and then after through biopsy afte...

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