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by cucaracha
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What did you drink on FOLFOX??
Replies: 36
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Re: What did you drink on FOLFOX??

Passion fruit Gatorade.
by cucaracha
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Is W&W an option for a partial response
Replies: 24
Views: 3035

Re: Is W&W an option for a partial response

At MSK, the doctor there suggested to do the chemotherapy before surgery because they have observed complete clinical response in patients that have residual tumors post radiation. You are going to have to do the chemo anyway. I’d much happier I did it pre surgery when I functioned normally. Doctor...
by cucaracha
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Is W&W an option for a partial response
Replies: 24
Views: 3035

Re: Is W&W an option for a partial response

@Phillypatient I spoke to MSK today. Since I live in California, they recommended a hospital from the NCI network. It just so happens UCSF is very close to me. I tried calling numerous times and even left a message. But no one got back to me. Luckily I had a phone meeting with my PCP to go over my p...
by cucaracha
Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Is W&W an option for a partial response
Replies: 24
Views: 3035

Re: Is W&W an option for a partial response

@ Phillypatient

Actually, I already did 8 rounds of chemo before my radiation.
I will look into MSK.

Thx, A
by cucaracha
Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Is W&W an option for a partial response
Replies: 24
Views: 3035

Re: Is W&W an option for a partial response

@NHMike Thank you for sharing your history. It puts it in a better perspective for me. I thought the ultrasound would designate the area for the FNA? How does that work when the ultrasound comes back positive for cancer and the FNA does not? This is probably why I had a hard time interpreting the pa...
by cucaracha
Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Is W&W an option for a partial response
Replies: 24
Views: 3035

Is W&W an option for a partial response

Hello all, I'd like to know if there has been other members who have chosen a wait & watch approach based on a partial response? I know some people don't even want to take a chance. I would like to have all options on the table before making a life changing decsion. 1/7/20, diagnosed as Stage II...

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