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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: 213

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: 256

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: 189

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: 752

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: 794

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: 791

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: 791

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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