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by KathyLynn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Bad symptoms every 5 days
Replies: 8
Views: 1185

Re: Bad symptoms every 5 days

I’m going thru the exact same thing! Had a CT end of October. All was good. But I been fighting same symptoms for about 2 weeks. Saw my PC doctor last week and told her. She said to go on probiotics for about two weeks. So, I started that today. Colonoscopy was clear in April Hope you feel better so...
by KathyLynn
Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Quick intro -- diagnosed Friday
Replies: 147
Views: 24327

Re: Quick intro -- diagnosed Friday

I’m so glad to hear that everything is going well. I also had ITC and had no clue what to do about it I had two opinions from oncologist that said I did not need treatment for ITC. So, I didn’t. I still think about it. But they said it was one, and it was out of me. There’s not much on them. That I ...
by KathyLynn
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Quick intro -- diagnosed Friday
Replies: 147
Views: 24327

Re: Quick intro -- diagnosed Friday

Sounds like you’re doing excellent! I remember after surgery, I felt like I could breathe again. The worrying is crazy before surgery.

KathyLynn
by KathyLynn
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Quick intro -- diagnosed Friday
Replies: 147
Views: 24327

Re: Quick intro -- diagnosed Friday

Sending you strength, stay positive. I know it’s hard but you’ll feel better when you have a plan. I worried up till they put me out. Then woke up and I try not to look back. It’s always in my mind, but I take everyday and keep moving. You got this!

KathyLynn
by KathyLynn
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Quick intro -- diagnosed Friday
Replies: 147
Views: 24327

Re: Quick intro -- diagnosed Friday

I had one lymph node that was enlarged. They can do a procedure to look at the lymph. Also, they could see how deep the tumor was. Mine was negative for the lymph node and they could see it was a T2 from the procedure I can’t think of the name, but I’m sure someone here will know the name of the pro...
by KathyLynn
Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colonoscopy coming up....gastroenterologist or surgeon?
Replies: 10
Views: 1101

Re: Colonoscopy coming up....gastroenterologist or surgeon?

Just had mine done by my surgeon

He was very happy with his work!!

:D

KathyLynn
by KathyLynn
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CT/Soft Tissue Density
Replies: 2
Views: 1698

Re: CT/Soft Tissue Density

Thank you, as much as I hate google. I still go there. You made me feel so much better

Thanks Again
KathyLynn
by KathyLynn
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CT/Soft Tissue Density
Replies: 2
Views: 1698

CT/Soft Tissue Density

Hi All, I just had my first CT scan since surgery. I had to go to a different radiologist because I have moved. So, I just received the report from my doctor and it suggested that I had soft tissue density near the area of surgery and pelvic. The radiologist and my surgeon suggested a 3 month scan t...
by KathyLynn
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: HAPPY NEW YEAR
Replies: 8
Views: 1145

Re: HAPPY NEW YEAR

Happy New Year To A Great Group Of People!

KathyLynn
by KathyLynn
Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Chemo after Surgery?
Replies: 6
Views: 1192

Re: Chemo after Surgery?

I would get a second opinion. I didn’t have any treatment.
by KathyLynn
Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I need help deciding treatment after surgery!! THIS isn't Easy!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1389

Re: I need help deciding treatment after surgery!! THIS isn't Easy!!

I also had a situation where I wasn’t sure what to do. But mine was ITC that was found
I would suggest a second opinion. Some hospitals will only do standard treatment.

KathyLynn
by KathyLynn
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal cancer diagnose with isolated tumor cells (ITC)
Replies: 22
Views: 3919

Re: Rectal cancer diagnose with isolated tumor cells (ITC)

I’m not sure about CTC. They didn’t mention that. I had just 1 ITC that was found. I think they are two different things, but not sure.

KathyLynn
by KathyLynn
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Robotic surgery and LAR syndrome
Replies: 10
Views: 1655

Re: Robotic surgery and LAR syndrome

I had robotic LAR and I remember the doctor mentioning that he had an urologist and another doctor there that lit up the nerves near the surgery site. They had all the nerves lit up so they could avoid any issues. I believe this is why I don’t have much of an issue.

KathyLynn
by KathyLynn
Thu Nov 22, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving!
Replies: 9
Views: 1323

Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all!

KathyLynn

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