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by Jen43
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Sluggish bowel
Replies: 3
Views: 932

Sluggish bowel

I had a subtotal colectomy 9 weeks ago. For the first 2 weeks I had diarrhea a lot, but since then I have only one bowel movement a day and in the last few days it’s been very formed. I know with only having a little large colon I was told I would have a lot of bowel movements. The surgeon said I mi...
by Jen43
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Low platelets before chemo
Replies: 9
Views: 1190

Low platelets before chemo

Has anyone done FOLFOX with platelets already low mine are 80-100
by Jen43
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: FOLFOX
Replies: 7
Views: 1148

FOLFOX

I am going to be starting 6 rounds of folfox soon. I would like to know peoples experience on it good/bad, side effects short and long term.
by Jen43
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need thoughts
Replies: 20
Views: 2806

Re: Need thoughts

I feel so confused by all this. I haven’t had any of those blood test or how I get them or about tissue on the slides
by Jen43
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need thoughts
Replies: 20
Views: 2806

Re: Need thoughts

Thank you all for your reply’s it’s all be very helpful. A few things for me to add is I am 39, I also have cirrhosis of the liver caused by fatty liver which just makes me so unsure what chemos if ant would I be able to have. There was a comment on my pathology report saying that it have been sent ...
by Jen43
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need thoughts
Replies: 20
Views: 2806

Need thoughts

I received my pathology report from my surgeon I have stage 2 pT3N0M0 With G2, 0/17 lymph nodes but I did have positive for intramural large vessel invasion and perineural invasion both sound very scary and from what I read means high risk of spreading or recurrence. I will see the oncologist soon a...
by Jen43
Sat May 04, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 659

Surgery

I had my surgery Fri April 26 Subtotal colectomy, 2/3 of my colon was removed. My surgeon felt this was the best since I am 39 and it would hopefully prepare me for a long future. I am starting to feel better, spent a week in hospital recovering. Now I am waiting to find out from pathology on the st...
by Jen43
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My husband has passed
Replies: 22
Views: 3781

Re: My husband has passed

I am so sorry for your loss
by Jen43
Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Total or partial
Replies: 2
Views: 668

Total or partial

I seen the surgeon yesterday. I was thinking when I went in that he would think partial resection was enough but cause of my age (39) he said he rather do a full removal of my colon and attach the small intestine to my rectum. This might prevent more surgery in the future if at some point it returns...
by Jen43
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Calling ALL Colorectal CANUCKS !
Replies: 345
Views: 117088

Re: Calling ALL Colorectal CANUCKS !

Lol thank you for all the butt comments it made me laugh. I am not sure yet if my appointment was good or bad, I guess it wasnt bad just not sure I know a lot more then I did before. I can have my surgery in my local hospital but the surgeon said I should have it in St.Johns since the don’t have pla...
by Jen43
Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Calling ALL Colorectal CANUCKS !
Replies: 345
Views: 117088

Re: Calling ALL Colorectal CANUCKS !

Thank you all for the reply’s. The information you have given me has made me feel a little like I know what is going on. This site has given me so many questions. I go tomorrow to meet with the surgeon I am hopeful to get this started but scared at the same time. Will let you know what the surgeon h...
by Jen43
Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Calling ALL Colorectal CANUCKS !
Replies: 345
Views: 117088

Re: Calling ALL Colorectal CANUCKS !

Hi I am from Canada currently living in Newfoundland. I am just recently diagnosed with Colon cancer. It was found during a colonoscopy and my GI doctor feels it could be early stage and my CT scan came back clear for Mets. I am meeting with the surgeon on April 1 to get talk about surgery treatment...
by Jen43
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here
Replies: 2
Views: 920

New here

Hi I am new here. On Feb 27th I had a colonoscopy which I was having cause I needed and endoscopy to check if I hav3 bleeding veins cause I have cirrhosis good news was I don’t. Bad news is a spot was found in my colon biopsy and was told March 5th it’s colon cancer. I am 39 years old and like anyon...

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