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by Suniva
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any one experience with pelvis, perirectal and lung met
Replies: 4
Views: 1128

Re: Any one experience with pelvis, perirectal and lung met

Thank you for reply, my husband started his treatment again with Folfiri + cetuximab, provided cetuximab, Irinotecan + leucovorin as infusion and 5FU for 46 hrs taken at home by pump. While taking chemo did you face any tireness, or fatigue. like my husband just laid down and close his eyes after hi...
by Suniva
Mon Mar 16, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any one experience with pelvis, perirectal and lung met
Replies: 4
Views: 1128

Any one experience with pelvis, perirectal and lung met

Hi all, Last scan showed the tumor are increasing in size at peritoneal and perirectal, also new nodules are seen at right lung and increasing at left lung. Any one has same issue like this and if yes what chemo are you taking on this, however I am allergy to Oxi and xeloda is not working for me. I ...
by Suniva
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Is surgery a option if it is metastatic to different location?
Replies: 5
Views: 969

Re: Is surgery a option if it is metastatic to different location?

Yes we are from MN, our local oncology is from U, with long discussion with team they want to do open surgery at perirectal and peritoneal if possible. They want to hold chemo as my husband is getting lot of bowel movements everyday, like he is chemo break since end of Jan and still have abdominal p...
by Suniva
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Is surgery a option if it is metastatic to different location?
Replies: 5
Views: 969

Re: Is surgery a option if it is metastatic to different location?

Thank you for your reply Claudine, recently found are at perirectal and pelvis both of them are around 4mm. Previous one at left lung, at right lung surgery is already done.
by Suniva
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Is surgery a option if it is metastatic to different location?
Replies: 5
Views: 969

Is surgery a option if it is metastatic to different location?

Hi all, as you know that last ct, pet scan , colonoscopy and ultrasound endoscopic confirmed that tumor is metastatic to perirectal and assuming at peritoneal too. As per your experience, can we do surgery on these places as well as one spot at lung rather getting chemo. Last visit it was told that ...
by Suniva
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CT showed new nodules at peritoneal and perirectal
Replies: 1
Views: 798

CT showed new nodules at peritoneal and perirectal

Hi,
Do any one have metastatic to peritoneal and perirectal nodule? what treatment do we have if it is metastatic to this area?

Thank you
Suniva
by Suniva
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Lung recurrence update- good news
Replies: 29
Views: 7468

Re: Lung recurrence update- good news

Thank you for sharing good news, your story really gives me hope for my husband.
by Suniva
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Whether to surgery or stick with 3 more cycles of xeloda along.
Replies: 1
Views: 835

Whether to surgery or stick with 3 more cycles of xeloda along.

Hi All, Yesterday we got appointment with doctor after 3 cycle of chemo 1 and half with oxilipatin and xeloda, 1 and half with xeloda along. CT scan showed slightly increase in nodule left lung from 5X5 mm (on sep 26) to 7X6 mm(yesterday scan). Doctor want to stick with same xeloda along for 3 more ...
by Suniva
Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Best doctor at Mayo clinic MN for metastatic to lung
Replies: 2
Views: 644

Best doctor at Mayo clinic MN for metastatic to lung

Hi, As my husband got allergic to Oxiliplatin, doctor planned to take oral chemo (xeloda) for a month by two weeks in medicine and one week off, and get checked the scan and will only decision for next treatment though recent CT scan showed tumor is growing from 5mm to 7mm. It look weird that it loo...
by Suniva
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Xeloda alone after allergic to Oxliplatin
Replies: 6
Views: 788

Xeloda alone after allergic to Oxliplatin

Hi,
As I husband get allergic to Oxliplatin, they stopped to give oxliplatin and just to have xeloda alone for a month. Is any one having xeloda alone without oxliplatina and working for colon cancer metastatic to lung?

Thank you
by Suniva
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Infusion with Oxaliplatin makes itching and redness
Replies: 2
Views: 589

Infusion with Oxaliplatin makes itching and redness

Hi, Do any one got this symptom while doing infusion with oxalipatin? Yesterday my husband did 10th cycle of infusion with oxalipatin, at half of the dose his hand and body get itchy and redness, and they stopped the infusion and send to ER for monitor? Do you any one have this experience? Is this n...
by Suniva
Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Treatment at Mayo Clinic MN
Replies: 3
Views: 1056

Treatment at Mayo Clinic MN

Hi all,
Is there any one doing treatment at Mayo clinic MN?
by Suniva
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: How long oxilaplatin can be taken?
Replies: 6
Views: 1163

How long oxilaplatin can be taken?

Hi, Did someone take oxilaplatin with xeloda, if yes how long does(how many cycle) this chemo is taken? Is there any worse side effect after it?
by Suniva
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need suggestion on stage 3c to metastatic to lung
Replies: 6
Views: 1119

Re: Need suggestion on stage 3c to metastatic to lung

Thanks for sharing Claudine, it was a relief that chemo works for small nodules at lungs. It's great that chemo worked so well on your husbands and hoping similar results for my husband.
by Suniva
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need suggestion on stage 3c to metastatic to lung
Replies: 6
Views: 1119

Need suggestion on stage 3c to metastatic to lung

My husband was diagnosed as colon cancer on Oct 4, 2018. Did a surgery for colon and removed 30cm colon and 6 lymph nodes, where 4 out of 6 were cancer cells and said its stage is 3c. His CEA reduced to 2.2 from 19.5. We did chemo with 8 round of cycle and the last one was on May 10, 2019. After thr...

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