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by Tucduck
Thu Jun 14, 2007 11:12 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Natural Cures
Replies: 18
Views: 4316

Before going to Mexico for treatment I'd go to "quackwatch.com".
by Tucduck
Sat Oct 21, 2006 11:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Xeloda side effects
Replies: 10
Views: 3012

Hi Rodney, My wife had been taking Xeloda from June 2002, 1000mg day 2 wks on then off for a week until Dec 2003. Since then she has taken it in addition to camptosar & now camptosar, avastin & xeloda. Her side effects with xeloda (only) were the numbness & skin cracking on her hands. If...
by Tucduck
Tue Oct 10, 2006 11:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Couple of questions about an Oncologist
Replies: 7
Views: 1834

Hi Amy, The website for Memorial Sloan KCC is http://www.mskcc.org phone # is 888 675 7722, they have a new satellite facility in New Jersey. My wife had the same situation as you, colonoscopy, scans, operation, then the surgeon recommended us to a local chemo center in Scranton which is a group of ...
by Tucduck
Sun Sep 24, 2006 12:02 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: TODAY IM 40
Replies: 6
Views: 1349

Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday MissJ
Happy Birthday to you...
and many, many more...
Herb/Vicki
by Tucduck
Fri Sep 15, 2006 5:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Avastin & Bleeding Hemorroids
Replies: 3
Views: 1408

Both the oncologist & primary physician have been monitoring problem. Blood definitely coming from hemorroids, sitz baths, anusol hc, fiber helps. Many colonoscopy's have been done since original dx in 1998, colon & rectum look good but hemmoroids have been there since childbirth in 1958. I'...
by Tucduck
Fri Sep 15, 2006 12:02 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Avastin & Bleeding Hemorroids
Replies: 3
Views: 1408

Avastin & Bleeding Hemorroids

Since my wife started on Avastin in Dec 2005 she has had small amounts of blood on tissue also blood in bowl. Not a constant problem, just occasionally. This has been an more of a nuisance than an acute problem. She's also on Camptosar & Xeloda. Has anyone experienced this problem? No nosebleeds...
by Tucduck
Sun Sep 10, 2006 8:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New to list...
Replies: 5
Views: 1544

50 years together...

Hi Sharon, On the Regis & Kelly show the other day a woman was on the phone, she said the secret to her 35 year marriage was that both of them had the keys to the gun safe. Hmmm, equal opportunity household. I always say my wife worked from 8-4 pm and I worked for the phone company from either n...
by Tucduck
Sun Sep 10, 2006 3:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New to list...
Replies: 5
Views: 1544

Liver metastisis

Hi missj, Good to get the comeback so soon. Vicki has been getting chemo since Dec 1991, almost five years now. Counting the original 18 treatments in 1999 for the colorectal, she has now had 115 doses, when she gets Avastin & Camptosar plus Xeloda I only count it as one treatment. The first 5fu...
by Tucduck
Sat Sep 09, 2006 11:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New to list...
Replies: 5
Views: 1544

New to list...

New to list but old caregiver to wife Vicki. 9/29/06 is our 50th. My wife 78, has a liver tumor 14x12x13 cm on the last ct scan a month ago. Diagnostician at Memorial Sloane Kettering CC in Manhattan stated that it's about 85% necrotic in the middle. The size has remained basically the same over the...

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