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by Eleda
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update from Rikimaroo
Replies: 24
Views: 1446

Re: Update from Rikimaroo

Oh Jesus!!!!!!!!
Not looking forward to that!!!!!!
by Eleda
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update from Rikimaroo
Replies: 24
Views: 1446

Re: Update from Rikimaroo

Wow
Only one night overstay?????
Is Ur illeostomy scar open???? Or stitched???
Hopefully u will continue to go well at home
Adele x
by Eleda
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 108
Views: 23632

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

I'm looking forward to trying to get back to somewhat normal, my surgon suggests I'll have more evacuation problems than incontinence, but that remains to b see after it's done, but that's easy sorted with a softer or mild laxative,, Everyone has such different outcomes its impossible to predict,,,,...
by Eleda
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 108
Views: 23632

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

It was ment to b LAR, but ended up being a TATME AND LAPAROSCOPY, so no external scars really and quick recovery too TBH,,, I was offered this surgery by a new upcoming surgon who worked n the UK and US but I had such comfidance in my surgeon , I politely declined,, lol ( He had been an understudy t...
by Eleda
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 108
Views: 23632

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

Yes Ann,
a specialised colorectal surgon in Ireland
Yes I have an illeostomy ATM,, working quite well , without a bother but will be glad to have the plumbing back up and running :D :)
by Eleda
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 108
Views: 23632

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

I'm living in EUROPE,, and mine was2/3 cm from anal verge,I am now waiting for takedown after X mas so it is possible with a good surgon,,,, just finished 6 rounds of folfox
by Eleda
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update from Rikimaroo
Replies: 24
Views: 1446

Re: Update from Rikimaroo

Great news :D :D speedy recovery ahead
ADELE X
by Eleda
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 108
Views: 23632

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

I went back to pretty normal also straight away after radiation As for female parts( slightly effected,)" vaginal and utheral stenosis" NOT BAD NOW THO!!!!! Watch and wait wouldn't be for me ( my nerves wouldn't take it) my oncologist told me yesterday I've only one Chemo left,( new protoc...
by Eleda
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal cancer (Stage 3A) diagnosed late June 2017
Replies: 1306
Views: 226445

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

I'm in same predicament Susan, but I think I'll wait till after, don't want to be housebound with Xmas and small kids on holiday and no aupair,,,, My surgeon did when I asked give me an inclination as to the problems I'm due to encounter, which will be more evecuation problems as apposed to incontin...
by Eleda
Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Robino1 has left us today at 6:40pm.
Replies: 23
Views: 1619

Re: Robino1 has left us today at 6:40pm.

I'm very shocked and saddened to read this , because I wasn't aware of how serious her condition was the past few months, she was always so helpful esp to us new bees,, she will be missed

RIP wherever that may be and begin Ur new journey.........
Adele XXX
by Eleda
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: IMMUNOTHERAPY
Replies: 25
Views: 6770

Re: IMMUNOTHERAPY

Thanks OSM IVE ordered these one to get me started 3 Pack Vita World Coriolus extract 500mg 3 x 100 Capsules Made in Germany https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B073GYSP7Y/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_FbpRBbXCZ4JAJ And will swap over when I've more time the other seem to b better quality and amount but it's a good st...
by Eleda
Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: IMMUNOTHERAPY
Replies: 25
Views: 6770

Re: IMMUNOTHERAPY

Thanks RP, I'll b shipping to Europe, so must find a better alternative because import tax and duty are about 30% plus shipping, but deffinatly better value than small bottles, does shipping take long?? Off hand as I've a friend traveling from California to Ireland next Monday ?? Wondering if I orde...
by Eleda
Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: IMMUNOTHERAPY
Replies: 25
Views: 6770

Re: IMMUNOTHERAPY

Thanks Tupelo,
Going to see if they will ship to me
Thanks
Adele X
by Eleda
Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: IMMUNOTHERAPY
Replies: 25
Views: 6770

Re: IMMUNOTHERAPY

This is just one of the links Mike,,, there are may including an endorsement from MSK


https://www.cancerguide.org/psk.html

https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/integ ... versicolor
by Eleda
Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: DH has Stage 3 with 3 cm tumor. Needs encouragment!
Replies: 8
Views: 599

Re: DH has Stage 3 with 3 cm tumor. Needs encouragment!

I'm n the middle of adjuvant chemotherapy,,, Yes it's tough but I'd take all they can give me,,,, waiting for results is the WORST part ( for me anyway) everyone is different,,, Lucky I escaped radiation pretty easy but had all the information so I always expect the WORST,, and anything less is a bo...

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