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by Ruthless17
Sat Nov 07, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Newly Diagnosed Stage III colorectal cancer
Replies: 13
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Re: Newly Diagnosed Stage III colorectal cancer

Thanks to everyone that posted. I should say that I have temporarily relocated to Houston, TX to be able to get treatment at MD Anderson. At least I know I am at the #1 cancer hospital in the US. They said that they have found that 5 days of radiation is just as effective as 5 weeks and with much le...
by Ruthless17
Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Newly Diagnosed Stage III colorectal cancer
Replies: 13
Views: 1229

Newly Diagnosed Stage III colorectal cancer

I’m scared shitless (pun intended). I have stage III colon cancer and it is very close to the anus so I am facing 5 days of radiation, 3 months of chemo and then surgery and a permanent colostomy. Literally 3 weeks ago I felt fine and then started bleeding and went in for colonoscopy. I am overwhelm...

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