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by dliu
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Second parent diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer
Replies: 15
Views: 643

Re: Second parent diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer

I begged then and then again at every specialist appt after that. Doctor kept telling me that’s his job and not mine. I’m not the doctor.. asshole had he just done them, we would have caught it sooner. Welcome to Canada, where we pay a million dollars in taxes(or what feels it) and the doctors refu...
by dliu
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Second parent diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer
Replies: 15
Views: 643

Re: Second parent diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer

Hi Tjas1987, I don't have much advice - just wanted to say sorry for the reason you are on this forum. I am your same age and currently in a similar situation (I lost my dad 13 years ago), so I empathise a lot with what you are going through. I know you can feel powerless but please know that you ar...
by dliu
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 6 years NED after stage IV
Replies: 21
Views: 844

Re: 6 years NED after stage IV

That's fantastic news Dave, thanks so much for sharing and congratulations!
by dliu
Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CBD OIL
Replies: 5
Views: 349

Re: CBD OIL

I got some for my mum to cope with side effects. but we haven't started yet as she doesn't like the sound of it. I hope it works for you, and wish you all the best
by dliu
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Advice for caregivers
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Re: Advice for caregivers

I would like to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for sharing your stories, for your kind words and thoughtful replies. It has been a great help just going through these and reading your tips and how you coped with your own situations. I admire your strength and bravery and I am grateful. My...
by dliu
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:24 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Advice for caregivers
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Re: Advice for caregivers

I am sorry to see and read of your family circumstances. Being a "good caretaker" involves being good to yourself too. Make sure you have your own feet on the ground and be honest in what you do and discuss with your Mum and brother. Cancer is a reality that involves being factual and del...
by dliu
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Advice for caregivers
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Advice for caregivers

Dear all, I am a caregiver to my mum. In May she was diagnosed with stage IV CRC with multiple, large liver metastases. Ever since her diagnosis, I have been trying to find resources online that would be informative without filling me with dread, and this forum has proven to be one of the only posit...

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