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by Eleda
Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: So scared I cant stop crying
Replies: 16
Views: 1039

Re: So scared I cant stop crying

Well at least Ur getting a colonoscopy pretty quickly , so thats good,
Can't understand why they still don't do bloods( not expansive, or difficult) but every practice is different I suppose
Fingers crossed for u for next week for a negative result
ADELE X
by Eleda
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: So scared I cant stop crying
Replies: 16
Views: 1039

Re: So scared I cant stop crying

Pleasedontletitbe Glad to hear Ur having normal( ISH) stool, everything in life will attribute Ur increase Risk if cancer really......... Overweight Drinker Meat eater IBS , ETC Evironmental issues Chemicals Plastics I could go on and on,,,,, ( so it's generally not just one thing) While u have very...
by Eleda
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 203
Views: 47143

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

Me too Susan, struggling with the joints ATM, also manopause isint helping it. Im completely post manopausal now,, ( thanks to radiation) , so should probably take a calcium and magnesium supplement,,,,, I'm weigh training 3 times a week But don't do much core /abs because I'm afraid I'll gather a h...
by Eleda
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 203
Views: 47143

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

Mine disapated after about 2 weeks
Every day getting better from week one
And eventually, back to " Normal'

ADELE X
by Eleda
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 203
Views: 47143

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

Hi Anne yes radiation can effect the number as can chemo but I've not had radiation in a year and chemo finished in October,,, It seems it's not a marker for me bevyat DX was only 4.4 Dropped to 3 during chemo and back to 4 again..... No my team does not request them but I've asked my GP to monitor ...
by Eleda
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 203
Views: 47143

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

Hi Anne,, Ca19/9 is a carbohydrate released by certain cancers , manly pancreatic, but also can pick up others. My CEA, is unreliable, so im watching my CA19/9 also Which is still within the normal range but has increased from 8_17, so that concerns me ,,, pictullarly since my CEA, is unreliable, ha...
by Eleda
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: So scared I cant stop crying
Replies: 16
Views: 1039

Re: So scared I cant stop crying

Hi there, so sorry ur going threw such a tough patch ATM, but as previously stated, it will pass, it will just take time,,, For what it's worth, my youngest son has CF so I'm pretty familiar with this condition... First if all as far as I'm aware, there is no direct link between CF and Colon cancer ...
by Eleda
Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 203
Views: 47143

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

Hi lakeswim I took IV Vitiman C BETWEEN CHEMORADIATION AND SURGERY, for 12 weeks once a week 50/100 g Not a whole lot of info here on it but a few people deffo on here educated on it( prguy... Zephyr etc ) I had my surgery in may and awaiting reversal in end march ( delayed because of shingles) I fe...
by Eleda
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 203
Views: 47143

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

hi Anne Just back from 5 days in malaga so can't complain, Was in a bit of joint pain walking around which is probably the radiation doing it's thing but trying to loose weight and at the gym 3x weeks for weigh training, so hopefully will stand to me after the surgery,,, u just want it over so I can...
by Eleda
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal Cancer: Habr-Gama Watch and Wait Strategy to Avoid Surgery
Replies: 251
Views: 91561

Re: Rectal Cancer: Habr-Gama Watch and Wait Strategy to Avoid Surgery

No because I never start chemo directly after surgery anyway because Ur body and bloods need to recover from surgery/radiation etc I've no idea why he would not recommend it "Maybe he knows something we don't but then he should relay this information to u!!!!! I just feel u can then categorical...
by Eleda
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal cancer (Stage 3A) diagnosed late June 2017
Replies: 1410
Views: 267123

Re: Rectal cancer (Stage 3A) diagnosed late June 2017

Hope all is ok Mike..........
U haven't posted in a while,,,
Missing Ur updates :wink:

ADELE X
by Eleda
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal Cancer: Habr-Gama Watch and Wait Strategy to Avoid Surgery
Replies: 251
Views: 91561

Re: Rectal Cancer: Habr-Gama Watch and Wait Strategy to Avoid Surgery

Anne,
chemo is rough but won't kill u
Matastais will.....
I think that's a no brainer for me ( 3 months of shit v reacurance)

Hope this is helpful and not more confusing
ADELE X
by Eleda
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 203
Views: 47143

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

Hi Anne, I do it all the time lol I've a surgon appointment march 1st so I imagine now surgery won't be till end march, but life is good ( Ignorance is bliss sometimes) a rare thing for me :) I agree strongly with lakeswim, even if u go for W&W I ( if it were me) would absolutely insist on 3 mon...
by Eleda
Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 203
Views: 47143

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

Hi ANNE,
Have you made a decision on Ur treatment yet??
How r u doing???

ADELE X
by Eleda
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need help with lab report
Replies: 11
Views: 744

Re: Need help with lab report

MC Pudd, I would be lost without the people on this page, because mostly people don't have the knowledge on any of this and I crave information so if I don't know I can't sleep till I do, so I will be forever grateful for the support Vive been given here!!! Great to see Ur still active, how r u doin...

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