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by Robino1
Fri May 25, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surgeon has me feeling horrible
Replies: 17
Views: 486

Re: Surgeon has me feeling horrible

I don't know why he would say that chemo won't shrink tumors. It shrunk mine. Granted I got a couple more spring up but that was kind of predicted because of my particular mutation. I'm looking into HIPEC to hopefully get me into a better place Is the surgeon a specialist in colon cancer? You need t...
by Robino1
Thu May 17, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: How can I help my family watch me die?
Replies: 20
Views: 1180

Re: How can I help my family watch me die?

I agree with others that you are a remarkable woman, deeply empathetic to the feelings of others, and an absolute angel for worrying about how your death will affect them! Many, many people, when they're facing an impending loss, power down their ability to feel. "This is tough but I can't thi...
by Robino1
Thu May 17, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: How can I help my family watch me die?
Replies: 20
Views: 1180

Re: How can I help my family watch me die?

There really is no way to prepare for a loved one's passing. They have more than likely have already started the grieving process, just not within your hearing or sight. Trust that they will find their way through it. I wish you peace and love as you travel this next step. Embrace the love from your...
by Robino1
Tue May 15, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scan results not what I had hoped for ...
Replies: 29
Views: 1403

Re: Scan results not what I had hoped for ...

Shana, my thoughts and prayers are with you! I too have not gotten the best news with my latest scan and CEA. Oxaliplatin has been reintroduced. Two new spots have showed up and my ascites is back. Because I knew the ascites was rearing its ugly head, I knew that something was going on. Granted the ...
by Robino1
Fri May 11, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: For Stage III's: NED for how long now?
Replies: 723
Views: 173599

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

Excellent report :D

I wish you continued NED Status!
by Robino1
Thu May 10, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New member here, hi! My CRC stage 2/3 story
Replies: 10
Views: 486

Re: New member here, hi!

Very nice detail of your journey thus far.

I think most of find a way to deal with the side effects. It ALWAYS helps to get more tips ;)

Welcome to the club we didn't want to really join. :)
by Robino1
Thu May 10, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Ten years and I missed it!
Replies: 15
Views: 822

Re: Ten years and I missed it!

I love seeing long term NED peep posting.

You all give us hope to be a part of that group.

Congratulations! :D
by Robino1
Wed May 09, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Déjà vu
Replies: 11
Views: 977

Re: Déjà vu

I wanted to provide an update on my situation in case it may be a helpful reference to someone else in the future ... I am always looking for and finding answers in others’ stories ... quick recap: stage IV diagnosed in June 2011 with a liver met, currently in remission. My last set of quarterly sc...
by Robino1
Wed May 09, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Teri's TIL trial at NCI
Replies: 10
Views: 460

Re: Teri's TIL trial at NCI

Wishing you amazing success!


Your success will be ours in the future!
by Robino1
Sat May 05, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Frustration at similar pre-diagnosis symptoms.
Replies: 6
Views: 494

Re: Frustration at similar pre-diagnosis symptoms.

Have they talked about doing a colonoscopy? If not, I would push to have one done.
by Robino1
Sat May 05, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Just found out I have cancer
Replies: 26
Views: 3191

Re: Just found out I have cancer

ScaredButGottaWin wrote:Dr Levine at Wake Forest in NC


Thank you :)

Please keep us posted on how it goes.
by Robino1
Fri May 04, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Just found out I have cancer
Replies: 26
Views: 3191

Re: Just found out I have cancer

Just an update here. I don't check in too often anymore - trying to live my life. I finished 9 rounds of chemo (switched to FOLFOXIRI), and I have HIPEC in two weeks. Excited to get on with it! Also terrified that there will be some non-resectable disease, but we find out soon! Where and who is doi...
by Robino1
Thu May 03, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Please need prayers
Replies: 23
Views: 1825

Re: Please need prayers

Sending my prayers flying your way!

I'm not sure which is 'better'. CT or PET. They each do their own thing.
by Robino1
Thu May 03, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: She’s gone...
Replies: 15
Views: 1665

Re: She’s gone...

I am so very sorry for your loss. :(

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