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by nbrandt
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: For Stage III's: NED for how long now?
Replies: 737
Views: 235128

Re: For Stage III's: NED for how long now?

Hello Friends, I wish to give all those just diagnosed the inspiration to live your life with hope. In 2010 Told by Oncologist at Mayo Clinic get your life in order. Diagnosed with colon cancer in both the appendix and right colon. My oncologist told me I was in the group most likely to recur. I had...
by nbrandt
Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scans all normal/ NED 9 yrs post dx, etc. Stage IVa
Replies: 14
Views: 1821

Re: Scans all normal/ NED 9 yrs post dx, etc. Stage IVa

Happy to hear the great news. Have a Blessed Christmas.
by nbrandt
Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: For Stage III's: NED for how long now?
Replies: 737
Views: 235128

Re: For Stage III's: NED for how long now?

Told in 2010 by Mayo Oncologist I am in the group most likely to recur. My survival stats were bleak But My sister a Mayo Pediatrician told me even if the percentage of survival was low someone survives so sit might as well be me. I learned to live treatment to treatment and then scan to scan. This ...
by nbrandt
Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Question on pains few weeks after end of Folfox
Replies: 9
Views: 1185

Re: Question on pains few weeks after end of Folfox

Hi, My story is similar with colon cancer started in appendix. Just wanted to share I had an enlarged right ovary on my scans as I was doing Folfox. My double cousin diagnosed ovarian cancer while I was doing Folfox. When I finished I a Had an ultra sound no ovarian cancer. 6 months later ovary retu...
by nbrandt
Sun Oct 25, 2015 10:51 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Melanoma and colon cancer **UPDATED**
Replies: 21
Views: 3086

Re: Melanoma and colon cancer

I was told I needed a skin cancer checkup every 6 months while doing Folfox. If all ok then back to annual checkups. By the way lost my hair on my arms and legs but also my moles lightened while on chemo. My Dermatologist said all quick growing cells change while on chemo and that is why it is impor...
by nbrandt
Sat Oct 24, 2015 6:48 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Almost 5 years Later
Replies: 21
Views: 2284

Re: Almost 5 years Later

Hi Congratulations and prayers for your final Pet. I had my final lung X-ray and ct scan this past month. I was told I was in the group most likely to recur with a tumor in my appendix and also in my right colon. BUT decided to prepare for the worst but hope for the best. Also my sister who is a doc...
by nbrandt
Sun Sep 27, 2015 5:58 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Sorry I haven't been supportive of my cc friends
Replies: 14
Views: 2169

Re: Sorry I haven't been supportive of my cc friends

Christine,
We joined about the same time so happy to see you online. Sending positive thoughts and prayers for healing and to gain back your strength. So sorry to hear about your Mom. Prayers, Nbrandt
by nbrandt
Mon Sep 21, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scanxiety creeping in
Replies: 64
Views: 5608

Re: Scanxiety creeping in

Diane Sending my thoughts and prayers for a good scan. Just had my scans ex rays and blood work and all OK. The anxiety is always there but what a relief when you get the good results. Happy Anniversary you deserve all the best. Thank you for holding my hand for the past 4 years. Returning the suppo...
by nbrandt
Sun Sep 13, 2015 9:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Saw my Onc today she used the word "cured".
Replies: 39
Views: 2908

Re: Saw my Onc today she used the word "cured".

Congratulations yes please celebrate. Happy for you! :lol:
by nbrandt
Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anniversary (off chemo) and anxiety.
Replies: 16
Views: 1555

Re: Anniversary (off chemo) and anxiety.

Thinking of you with prayers. I share the same Folfox side effects but feel glad we are both still here. We are here for you.
by nbrandt
Sun Jun 14, 2015 8:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: the lump is nothing
Replies: 9
Views: 915

Re: the lump is nothing

Glad to hear the good news. What a relief.
by nbrandt
Sun Jun 14, 2015 8:19 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Attention stage IIIs! Celecoxib and aspirin use during adjuvant chemo...
Replies: 14
Views: 1876

Re: Attention stage IIIs! Celecoxib and aspirin use during adjuvant chemo...

My Mayo Oncologist told me as a IIIC CC patient I was in the group most likely to recur. I prepared for the worst but hoped for the best. My research, this club and my local naturopath encouraged one 80 mg aspirin after I finished Folfox 12 treatments. I believe prayer, Mediterranean Diet, exercise,...
by nbrandt
Tue May 19, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Prayers, thoughts, hope for this mom who is dying
Replies: 7
Views: 1186

Re: Prayers, thoughts, hope for this mom who is dying

Prayers for their family. Also sending prayers for your family. Hope tests help with a plan for your husband.
by nbrandt
Mon May 11, 2015 6:31 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Really??!!?? UNEXPECTED GOOD NEWS!
Replies: 185
Views: 15394

Re: Really??!!??

Bev
Sending prayers and swinging chickens for you on Tuesday. We are here for you.
by nbrandt
Mon May 11, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: All test results are in! I'm officially 4 years NED
Replies: 35
Views: 2388

Re: All test results are in! I'm officially 4 years NED

Congratulations. I remember you joining about the same time I joined. I too moved to annual checkups at my four year checkup and feel blessed. Hope all those who need encouragement can benefit from your good news.

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