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by Mystimom
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: How long oxilaplatin can be taken?
Replies: 6
Views: 1238

Re: How long oxilaplatin can be taken?

I did 12 cycles of FOLFOXIRI last year, and completed 5 out of another planned 12 this year due to liver recurrence...then moved to a new state, where my new onc took out the Ox, to stop my neuropathy from progressing, and just kept me on FOLOFIRI to complete the treatments. I have tingling in my fi...
by Mystimom
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Low WBC after 2 treatments of FOLFIRINOX
Replies: 9
Views: 1992

Re: Low WBC after 2 treatments of FOLFIRINOX

hello! I also had hemicolectomy in May, plus liver resection. 14 out of 15 lymph nodes were positive, and now have ovary mets. my onc prescribed me 12 rounds of Folfoxiri w avastin, and 5FU pump for 48 hours , every 2 weeks,. I get the Neulasta shot for WBC production at pump disconnect. This shot s...
by Mystimom
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving Stage IV Colon Cancer after Failed Surgery/Chemo/Radiation
Replies: 12
Views: 4229

Re: Surviving Stage IV Colon Cancer after Failed Surgery/Chemo/Radiation

I joined this site around June 2015, just as my 42 year old husband's colon cancer was metastasizing to his liver. At the end of May, a baseball-sized adenocarcinoma was removed, along with 24 lymph nodes (11- cancerous) and in June, we impatiently were awaiting chemo to commence. Hoping we could s...
by Mystimom
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Just found out I have colon cancer... time to fight!
Replies: 6
Views: 2146

Just found out I have colon cancer... time to fight!

Hi Everyone... i have never joined online forums before but I am hoping to contribute to this community as well as get support from you awesome group of people... I have been anemic for several years...thinking it was a family pattern, as my four other sisters had the same problem, and treated thems...
by Mystimom
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My wife - Stage IV survivor, 9 years NED.
Replies: 12
Views: 3588

Re: My wife - Stage IV survivor, 9 years NED.

My gosh she was so young. I can't imagine how scary that must have been for both of you. Thank you so so much for coming back on the forum to provide the hope we are all seeking. I'm happy to hear she's been NED for 9 years!!!! Hi! I noticed your profile is similar to mine... tumor just found durin...

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