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by Shana
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mop up chemo experiences
Replies: 157
Views: 15602

Re: Mop up chemo experiences

Congrats! Time to celebrate on your success!
by Shana
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My mom is dying
Replies: 18
Views: 1122

Re: My mom is dying

So very sorry Sara. It is a blessing that your Mom has you at her side.
My prayers and thoughts for her and with you and your family
by Shana
Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: VATS lung resection
Replies: 11
Views: 449

Re: VATS lung resection

I wondered how you were doing post surgery Claudia! Happy to hear that all went well, you're recovery is impressive and must be a testament to your otherwise excellent health. Don't overdo, have a good weekend! Shana Thanks Shana, I am now cuddling with the cat at home :) I am taking some pain medi...
by Shana
Thu Jun 28, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: VATS lung resection
Replies: 11
Views: 449

Re: VATS lung resection

I wondered how you were doing post surgery Claudia!

Happy to hear that all went well, you're recovery is impressive and must be a testament to your otherwise excellent health.

Don't overdo, have a good weekend!

Shana
by Shana
Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Trying Keytruda Off-Label (MSS with a Twist)
Replies: 41
Views: 3874

Re: Trying Keytruda Off-Label (MSS with a Twist)

Great news! Very happy to hear that you're responding well and CEA is dropping :)
by Shana
Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: G-Tube placed
Replies: 11
Views: 487

Re: G-Tube placed

My thoughts are with you and your wife.
I hope she is comfortable and you have quality time together. I'm so sorry to hear this news.
by Shana
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: NEW-Need some positivity here.
Replies: 417
Views: 38670

Re: NEW-Need some positivity here.

First of all congrats on NED status, that's awesome!

I hope you hear back from your oncologist soon. I know recurrence is always at the back of every cancer patient's mind so fear is normal.

Sending you positive thoughts that this is absolutely nothing!
by Shana
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: pet scan result...what the .....?
Replies: 19
Views: 1229

Re: pet scan result...what the .....?

That would be amazing. Do you know if posdible if they are in both lobes of the liver? I had tumors in all lobes of my liver and had a resection. Know that it's possible and stay strong! Hi Trying, Just catching up on this thread, so glad that the breast scare wasn't metastatic! Stay positive and s...
by Shana
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mop up chemo experiences
Replies: 157
Views: 15602

Re: Mop up chemo experiences

Caat55 wrote:Yes, it sucks. The drugs have worn of and awful set in. Sleeping is the best option today,
I think anything to get rid of the stuff is worth a try.
S


Hang in there! I know we keep saying that but you're almost there.

Sleep and soup and whatever else helps, hope tomorrow is better for you xoxo
by Shana
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: hospice
Replies: 13
Views: 1088

Re: hospice

I am so very sorry to hear this. Sending you love and prayers for comfort
by Shana
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My Immunotherapy Consultation at UCSF
Replies: 4
Views: 299

Re: My Immunotherapy Consultation at UCSF

S, can you do the OX without the 5FU...just the oxyalplatin? I don't know that 5FU did much for DH but OX was helpful. DH did FOLFOX+Avastin then just 5FU but had to go back to the full FOLFOX after a few months. His blood counts dropped too and he skipped a few rounds along the way. Fingers crosse...
by Shana
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mop up chemo experiences
Replies: 157
Views: 15602

Re: Mop up chemo experiences

Slept so solidly last night didn't wake up when my bag started to balloon, it bursts off the flange and a little mess. My husband is so great he remembered to get me slippers to run around and get things like a new bag and get it reattached while he stripped the bed and took care of all the stuff f...
by Shana
Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My Immunotherapy Consultation at UCSF
Replies: 4
Views: 299

Re: My Immunotherapy Consultation at UCSF

Hi Shana, thanks for the post. Always good to know what's out there. Have you had FOLFOX yet? DH started with that. Did wonders for about 14 months. M Hi M, I started with Folfox but we found out that I am allergic to 5FU. It's the gold standard for most everyone but I tried it twice and ended up h...
by Shana
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: For Stage III's: NED for how long now?
Replies: 730
Views: 177870

Re: For Stage III's: NED for how long now?

Basil wrote:I had my one year ct and colonoscopy this week and learned my results this morning. All clear. Scope, ct and blood all great. One down, four to go.


Yay! Glad to hear your good news! NED forever and always!
by Shana
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: For Stage III's: NED for how long now?
Replies: 730
Views: 177870

Re: For Stage III's: NED for how long now?

wwroam wrote:Ten days early but I'm claiming 11 years before this thread disappears to page 3.
Even better, I am now 4 months in remission for NSC Lung Cancer. From inoperable to remission.
Best wishes to all
Wayne


Awesome! Keep on NED!

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