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by Nohogirl
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Marking time from first diagnosed or??
Replies: 10
Views: 406

Re: Marking time from first diagnosed or??

We were told it starts from the day of the surgery.
by Nohogirl
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I’m Freaking Out
Replies: 14
Views: 1280

Re: I’m Freaking Out

Are you feeling any better about it now? A little! It's nice to have others confirm that CRC survivors have bloating problems, and he's feeling a lot better now. He's still taking a colace once a day, so if over the weekend when he stops taking it if he still doesn't get bloated I'll feel a lot bet...
by Nohogirl
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I’m Freaking Out
Replies: 14
Views: 1280

Re: I’m Freaking Out

I so understand you and feel what you feel. Its enough for my hubby to make a sigh or if he goes to bathroom more than he normally does or he complains of bloating i become a total freak. All his doctors' offices know how i am already and the first thing they tell me when i call is please don't pani...
by Nohogirl
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 5FU infusions
Replies: 20
Views: 1009

Re: 5FU infusions

My husband gets a pump too. His is on FOLFOX regimen Every two weeks. He gets his chemo (Leucovorin and 5FU infusion on Monday at the oncolosgist's office for about 4 hours. Then they connect him to the pump to bring home through which he receives his Oxaliplatin infusion directly into his port. Th...
by Nohogirl
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 5FU infusions
Replies: 20
Views: 1009

Re: 5FU infusions

My husband gets a pump too. His is on FOLFOX regimen Every two weeks. He gets his chemo (Leucovorin and 5FU infusion on Monday at the oncolosgist's office for about 4 hours. Then they connect him to the pump to bring home through which he receives his Oxaliplatin infusion directly into his port. The...
by Nohogirl
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Liver ultrasound tomorrow! Update!!
Replies: 12
Views: 741

Re: Liver ultrasound tomorrow!

Prayers for you and your baby
by Nohogirl
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: How did you first discover or got diagnosed with colorectal cancer ?
Replies: 16
Views: 1716

Re: How did you first discover or got diagnosed with colorectal cancer ?

As strange as it may sound my husband's only symptoms were night sweats and fever for 6-7 months before his diagnoses. We have been to different emergency rooms to different specialists ( pulmonologist, endocrinologist, urologist), they couldn't find anything wrong but, just in case they were treati...
by Nohogirl
Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: A cure?
Replies: 3
Views: 519

Re: A cure?

I read this too today. Sounds very promising. Hoping if not this, a cure will be found soon.
by Nohogirl
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Another anniversary
Replies: 16
Views: 1087

Re: Another anniversary

Thats awesome. Happy Anniversary.
by Nohogirl
Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: AST and ALT elevated?
Replies: 15
Views: 1682

Re: AST and ALT elevated?

Yes. My husband's AST and ALT levels have been slightly elevated couple of times during his chemo regimen and our oncologist told us its normal with chemo and not to worry about.
by Nohogirl
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal cancer
Replies: 7
Views: 880

Re: Rectal cancer

Hello, Welcome and sorry for the reason you are here. I was in your shoes in April of 2018. It was a total devastation, shock to us and i never thought i would be able to pull through it. But overtime, as we were going through every stage of the process things became more clear, and we became more o...
by Nohogirl
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CT/Soft Tissue Density
Replies: 2
Views: 1392

Re: CT/Soft Tissue Density

Hello. Yes similar wording was on my husband's post surgery CT scan back in October and his recent follow up MRI showed the same thing and noted as stable, suggesting postsurgical changes and not recurrence. My husband received radiation prior to his surgery and we were told that that along with sur...
by Nohogirl
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need Support - Told today I'm on Palliative Care
Replies: 16
Views: 4180

Re: Need Support - Told today I'm on Palliative Care

You are such a brave woman and you are handling your situation so well. Praying for good news.
by Nohogirl
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: clean scope
Replies: 7
Views: 1700

Re: clean scope

Congrats. Thats great news

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