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by missb2020
Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage 4 Diagnosis with Liver Resection curious about "Maintenance"
Replies: 1
Views: 463

Stage 4 Diagnosis with Liver Resection curious about "Maintenance"

Hello, Background my DH was diagnosed Feb 2016 at 45 with Stage IIB Colon Cancer with no Lymph node involvement. Had surgery to remove the mass in colon and did 6 months of Xeloda. Fast Forward to April 2020 and routine scan showed 7CM Liver met in right lobe of liver. Did 2 months chemo and tumor s...
by missb2020
Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: How to go about getting 2nd opinion or advice
Replies: 2
Views: 748

How to go about getting 2nd opinion or advice

My husband was diagnosed in 2016 with Colon Cancer Stage 2B and this past April on a routine scan the found a spot on his liver. 2 Months of Chemo and then the plan was to do liver resection. No cancer anywhere else . When the Surgeon at Emory went in to look Laparoscopically before making the actua...
by missb2020
Thu May 28, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My CRC with liver mets journey
Replies: 375
Views: 93518

Re: My CRC with liver mets journey

Hi there I was reading your journey and had a few questions. My husband was diagnosed in 2016( age 45) with CRC Stage 2B and had surgery and then did Xeloda for 6 months after. All scans and bloodwork have been normal until 1 month ago. On his last scans the noticed a 7cm spot on his Liver but nothi...
by missb2020
Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: looking for advice on recent stage IV diagnosis
Replies: 2
Views: 1290

looking for advice on recent stage IV diagnosis

Diagnosed with stage II Colon Cancer in 2016 had resection done and then 6 months of xeloda . Have been great for 4 years now and then boom recent scan showed 7 cm mass on right side of liver near gallbladder. Did a biopsy and confirmed so just started first round of chemo. Had a call with a Special...
by missb2020
Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Liver lesions
Replies: 14
Views: 3635

Re: Liver lesions

He went back today and there is a 2 inch mass on his liver. Do other spots. Doing a biopsy in the morning but DR is pretty sure it is cancer so going ahead and scheduling for a port to be put in and putting him in touch with a Specialist at Emory to see about surgery after Chemo. We were almost at t...
by missb2020
Wed Apr 15, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Liver lesions
Replies: 14
Views: 3635

Re: Liver lesions

Hi Karen just wanted to check and see if you had any updates? My husband was diagnosed 4 years ago and all scans and CEA have been good since surgery and use of Capecitabine . He went back to DR for 6 month check up today and they told him there was a spot on his liver that was not there 6 months ag...
by missb2020
Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 4 years post diagnosis and CEA numbers made a huge jump
Replies: 1
Views: 895

4 years post diagnosis and CEA numbers made a huge jump

My husband is 4 years post diagnosis of Colon Cancer. ( Tumor removed and no cancer in lymph nodes but was in fat cells outside the colon wall) He did Capecitabine (Xeloda) for treatment. I think it was for 6 months. He has been doing MRI and blood work every 6 months. On the previous 6 month checku...

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