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by SweetC80
Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CEA rising after break
Replies: 8
Views: 1276

Re: CEA rising after break

This was always the hardest part for me, the unknown what does every little test mean. My mom's CEA would fluctuate up and down a little and when there was no real change, but the times there were growth or spreading we saw large jumps in her numbers. Everybody is different in how much CEA is even a...
by SweetC80
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis people out there?
Replies: 13
Views: 1675

Re: Any Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis people out there?

My mother was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis at the same time as her rectal cancer. It was her first colonoscopy, so unknown how long she had it. She was 68 at the time. We have a strong family history of autoimmune diseases and she had already been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis so it wasn'...
by SweetC80
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Clean bloods and scans
Replies: 6
Views: 968

Re: Clean bloods and scans

Great news! FX your colonoscopy just confirms scans and BW!!
by SweetC80
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mr Ziggy has passed away
Replies: 17
Views: 4357

Re: Mr Ziggy has passed away

I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
by SweetC80
Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: oxaliplatin
Replies: 9
Views: 1220

Re: oxaliplatin

I've known 3 people IRL who had oxaliplatin, and while I don't know the actual dosage all three had to have their dose reduced because of either fatigue or severe neuropathy.
by SweetC80
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 9 months NED after 5 years stage IV
Replies: 15
Views: 3012

Re: 9 months NED after 5 years stage IV

That's amazing!!! So happy for you. Can't wait to see your update for your next clear scan!!
by SweetC80
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Liver question
Replies: 7
Views: 1146

Re: Liver question

My mother never had symptoms of the cancer in her liver until the very end when she had serious clotting issues. But even with most of her liver cancerous she didn't have pain or jaundice and most of her liver levels were in, or close to, normal range. Her doctors were shocked that she wasn't in pai...
by SweetC80
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Post Surgery Help and CEA
Replies: 10
Views: 1352

Re: Post Surgery Help and CEA

My mom's CEA would go up and down slightly, but it was more an overall picture the Onco was worried about. Since CEA was a good indicator for my mother he wanted to see big jumps or dips to better determine what might be going on. Her health portal would graph test results and it was easy to see whe...
by SweetC80
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My Mom’s Journey is Over
Replies: 10
Views: 1938

My Mom’s Journey is Over

I have not been the most active member of this community, but you all have been invaluable to me during the past year. You are all so strong and brave and I’ve learned so much that has helped me navigate my mother’s illness. I hope to stick around a bit to help in anyway that my limited knowledge of...
by SweetC80
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: O/T Need prayers for friend going under the knife.
Replies: 16
Views: 1342

Re: O/T Need prayers for friend going under the knife.

Keeping your friend in my prayers. Please keep us posted.
by SweetC80
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Took my last dose of Xeloda last night
Replies: 7
Views: 1074

Re: Took my last dose of Xeloda last night

What a great milestone. Congratulations :).
by SweetC80
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Son is ill and I am scared
Replies: 9
Views: 1390

Re: Son is ill and I am scared

I'm sorry you are going through this. It's hard enough when it's yourself but to see your child suffer is awful, so never feel bad about talking about it. I haven't been around long but I know the members of this community are an amazing support system. I am glad he is getting a colonoscopy. I am al...
by SweetC80
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: O/T Need prayers for friend going under the knife.
Replies: 16
Views: 1342

Re: O/T Need prayers for friend going under the knife.

You got it.

Glad there is no other lesions and hope he responds well to treatment.
by SweetC80
Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My dear wife's graduation from this earth life
Replies: 16
Views: 3657

Re: My dear wife's graduation from this earth life

I am so sorry to hear about your wife's passing. Prayers to you and the rest of your family.

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