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by Melanie67
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Covid 19 vaccine
Replies: 98
Views: 24810

Re: Covid 19 vaccine

Received my first dose of the Pfizer vaccine on January 4th. Slight soreness in my arm, no other side effects. Will be starting chemo on the 12th. Second shot on the 25th. I am an infection control nurse. So happy I was able to get the vaccine, for my patients, my parents, and myself.
by Melanie67
Thu Dec 24, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: COVID-19 vaccine thoughts/concerns
Replies: 24
Views: 4504

Re: COVID-19 vaccine thoughts/concerns

I will get the vaccine on January 4th. I work at a long term care facility, I visit my elderly parents daily, and I start back on chemo January 12th. I will be getting the vaccine to protect others and myself. While this vaccine was created and approved quickly it was tested in tens of thousands ind...
by Melanie67
Thu May 07, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CT found small lung nodules
Replies: 6
Views: 1557

Re: CT found small lung nodules

Hi. I had three lung nodules show up right after I finished chemo. We watched them for several scans. One grew, two did not. Had VATS to remove the one.
by Melanie67
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Happy Belated New Year/Stage IV survivor since 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 961

Re: Happy Belated New Year/Stage IV survivor since 2011

I am very happy for you. Thank you. I needed to hear something positive today.
by Melanie67
Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: More chemo after a solitary lung met?
Replies: 13
Views: 1865

Re: More chemo after a solitary lung met?

Hi. I had a lung nodule removed by VATS in May. I am finishing up 6 months of Xeloda. It was recommended by my oncologist and I agreed.
by Melanie67
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 8 year cancerversary
Replies: 20
Views: 2788

Re: 8 year cancerversary

Congratulations. And thank you for posting. I am stage IV and it gives me hope to see cancerversary posts from others who are stage IV.

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