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by Nickmark59
Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 10 Yr cancerversary and Diabetes update
Replies: 9
Views: 743

Re: 10 Yr cancerversary and Diabetes update

Wish everyone could be doing as well as I am doing but unfortunately we are not all given a good card from the deck.
by Nickmark59
Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 10 Yr cancerversary and Diabetes update
Replies: 9
Views: 743

10 Yr cancerversary and Diabetes update

What a ride since November being now 10 years out oncologist says im cured but are we really ? let alone all the side effects. in mean time I got my 1.5 type diabetes under controland stopped my A1c went from 9.3 to 5.5 I am off insulin and no longer diabetic . Lost 40 pounds which I was not overwei...
by Nickmark59
Thu Dec 01, 2016 8:55 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Customer and freind committed suicide
Replies: 12
Views: 977

Re: Customer and freind committed suicide

I know the pain I went thru and survived CRC and have experinced the pain you describe I was lucky and it ceased after few weeks to live with it and then have pain medicine reduced has got to be dreadful
by Nickmark59
Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:31 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Customer and freind committed suicide
Replies: 12
Views: 977

Customer and freind committed suicide

Got a call late this evening a customer and freind commited suicide this evening he suffered terribly from several failed back surgerys we often talked about it becuse of all the pain I went thru with stage 4 CRC and injurys I have done to my self including back injury from a car wreck and smashing ...
by Nickmark59
Mon Nov 07, 2016 9:08 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Diabetes after surviving stage IV
Replies: 4
Views: 467

Diabetes after surviving stage IV

Yes I have been sailing along dealing with the normal side effetcs from all the surgery and chemo such asbowel dumps and neuropathy etc NED almost 9 years and now all of a sudden get whacked with type 1 diabetes all of sudden vision was blured and knowing there is diabetes in family used father in l...
by Nickmark59
Tue Nov 17, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: lost a customer and friend to CRC last monday
Replies: 3
Views: 586

lost a customer and friend to CRC last monday

Meet tom 3 years ago when I started a very large fire/burg alarm project in Wheeling he pass this past monday at 69 like me he was a survivor going on 8 years when the cancer popped back up in his colon and lung . His previous treatment he did not get chemo but this time they insisted on it and the ...
by Nickmark59
Sun Oct 18, 2015 6:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Losing another friend and customer
Replies: 7
Views: 710

Losing another friend and customer

One of my customers and friends i just found out after doing some work there is in end stages of colon cancer and has been a long time survivor like me but it has now come back after 7 years with a vengeance last I spoke I knew he had a small tumor in colon and one in lung and he was doing chemo for...
by Nickmark59
Sun Jul 12, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ? methlytrexate
Replies: 4
Views: 475

? methlytrexate

My wife who is a stage II thyroid survivor was recently DX with a mild form of Sclearaderma and they are saying she may have to take methyltrexate a chemo drug to keep it in check has any one used this chemo and can give any advice?
by Nickmark59
Mon Apr 20, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New CDC anti smoking commercail and colosomy bag :(
Replies: 14
Views: 1017

New CDC anti smoking commercail and colosomy bag :(

Has any one seen that new CDC anti smoking commercial with the women holding up the colostomy bag and yelling in the end smoking causes colon cancer . Think its over the line inaccurate and does more harm than good there are plenty of us who never smoked and did not eat red meat :x :x :x :x :x
by Nickmark59
Mon Mar 30, 2015 7:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Documentary Empeoror of all maladies tonight on PBS
Replies: 23
Views: 1429

Documentary Empeoror of all maladies tonight on PBS

Reminder tonight and tomorrow night the Ken Burns documentary Emperor of all maladies cancer is on 9pm PBS stations
by Nickmark59
Sun Mar 29, 2015 5:20 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Finished Folfox but Peripheral Nueropathy is Getting Worse
Replies: 9
Views: 811

Re: Finished Folfox but Peripheral Nueropathy is Getting Wor

I wear real sheep skin slippers around house with bare feet which helps with neurpathy on the feet
by Nickmark59
Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:52 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Adhesions?
Replies: 5
Views: 586

Re: Adhesions?

I have had to have bowel dilated couple times now from adhesion from surgery and after procedure it really helped with pain.
by Nickmark59
Fri Jan 02, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: article
Replies: 8
Views: 719

Re: Article : Cancer due to bad luck study suggests

Could have used better terminology to explain it
by Nickmark59
Fri Jan 02, 2015 9:41 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: article
Replies: 8
Views: 719

article

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by Nickmark59
Tue Dec 16, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Chemo a cause of Cataracts.?
Replies: 7
Views: 842

Chemo a cause of Cataracts.?

Got my eyes checked other day and Optometrist mentioned to me after I told her I had not had my eyes check for while from going thru cancer and wanted everything stable before getting fitted for new glasses .She said that Chemo has been linked to causing Cataracts any one else here this by the way I...

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