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by tater
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Folfiri and Nausea
Replies: 8
Views: 353

Re: Folfiri and Nausea

Hi Tater, when I was on FOLFIRI I had a time with nausea. Please check with your oncologist first but Nauzene and Emetrol helped me more than any prescription meds did. They are both over the counter. You can buy them on Amazon or Walmart. My Walmart was out of stock regularly though. Hope you are ...
by tater
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Folfiri and Nausea
Replies: 8
Views: 353

Folfiri and Nausea

Hey I need some help with my wife. My wife did FOLFOX about two years ago and had zero issues. She did her first round of FOLFIRI yesterday and it is kicking her butt. She is so nauseated and feeling sick, I have never seen her like this. Its weird because the Onc. said that the side effects should ...
by tater
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 8 year cancerversary
Replies: 20
Views: 770

Re: 8 year cancerversary

Such great news and thanks for giving us hope.
by tater
Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Reoccurance Questions/Help
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Re: Reoccurance Questions/Help

Hey Tater, I am sorry to read of what you guys are going through. It definitely sounds like a unique situation, one I have not read about often on this blog. The only suggestion I have is to seek an opinion from a major cancer center. Not sure where you guys are located and how close they are to yo...
by tater
Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Reoccurance Questions/Help
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Reoccurance Questions/Help

So my wife had been NED for awhile. Early this spring we started to notice some narrowing around her right ureter. The CT scan said that it was scarring. During the summer her CEA kept rising but still within normal. In October we received the results of the PET scan and it showed uptake at this are...
by tater
Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My hair is falling out.
Replies: 30
Views: 2279

Re: My hair is falling out.

So my wife starts FOLFIRI on Monday. She saw some thinning with FOLFOX but she was also severely anemic at that time. I guess reading this post it is true that hair loss is a bigger side effect with FOLFIRI than the other?
by tater
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 7 1/2 years post Stage IV liver resection
Replies: 10
Views: 570

Re: 7 1/2 years post Stage IV liver resection

awesome news. Good luck and thanks for sharing hope.
by tater
Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Promising new research
Replies: 4
Views: 564

Re: Promising new research

I wonder where they are in the trial stages of it.
by tater
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: If you want prayer stop in here!
Replies: 630
Views: 94024

Re: If you want prayer stop in here!

we're going in for another PET scan and results this week any positive vibe and prayer would be awesome.
by tater
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Thoughts on Stage IV...
Replies: 24
Views: 2497

Re: Thoughts on Stage IV...

What a great topic. My wife was stage 4 at dx. Dr. Google depressed me and made it hard to understand and made me think of too many what "ifs". Forums like this one were good because it gave me hope when I say all of the stage fours say how many years they had been NED. Its interesting bec...
by tater
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My wife, 10 years NED - stage IV
Replies: 15
Views: 1959

Re: My wife, 10 years NED - stage IV

Thank you for posting I pray nightly that my young stage four wife will follow your story. Thanks for the hope
by tater
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Guess who was told she's NED??
Replies: 33
Views: 2294

Re: Guess who was told she's NED??

Hot Dang. Awesome enjoy your stay in NEDville such great news.
by tater
Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Pathology results are in
Replies: 5
Views: 989

Re: Pathology results are in

I had my surgery 8/20/19 at Md Anderson in Houston. I was stage 3C rectal cancer. The tumor had grown into my posterior vaginal wall. Surgery consisted of APR (abdominal perineal resection), complete hysterectomy (was gonna keep these organs but when they got in there said it had to come out), vagi...
by tater
Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Liver has been chopped!!
Replies: 44
Views: 3497

Re: Liver has been chopped!!

Sounds like you are kicking butt and taking names. Happy healing.
by tater
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Liver has been chopped!!
Replies: 44
Views: 3497

Re: Liver has been chopped!!

Wow sounds like the drugs were working goon yesterday. Your first post made me laugh. Here's to happy healing and kicking the beast butt.

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