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by justin case
Thu Dec 17, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Covid 19 vaccine
Replies: 79
Views: 12667

Re: Covid 19 vaccine

peanut_8 wrote:Just wanted to chime in here. My sister-in-law is a nurse in Lincoln, NE, and is getting the vaccine today.

Very happy for her, and I'm looking forward to getting it myself, since I'm anxious to finally get back to getting out of the house.

Well there's the other sister nut!
by justin case
Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Covid 19 vaccine
Replies: 79
Views: 12667

Re: Covid 19 vaccine

Bro Nut, Nice to see your post. I understand the staff will be vaccinated, butt can the patients get the vaccine too? Around the same time? I want the vaccine, the sooner the better. Sista Nut I don't believe so at this time as most cancer patients are smart enough to follow protocol, and I really ...
by justin case
Tue Dec 15, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Covid 19 vaccine
Replies: 79
Views: 12667

Covid 19 vaccine

I was very surprised the first doses of the new vaccine in Houston were sent to MD Anderson. This was not because the staff was afraid of the patients, but to safeguard the patients from the staff.I think it was a well educated move!
by justin case
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Tea, and other warm beverages while on FOLFOX
Replies: 9
Views: 1083

Re: Tea, and other warm beverages while on FOLFOX

I always had a travel mug of coffee when I was being infused.
by justin case
Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: For Stage III's: NED for how long now?
Replies: 804
Views: 339774

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

Hi wwroam, Congratulation on the 13 year mark, sorry for your other medical issues. Well I celebrated my 16 year mark a few months back. Still NED!! Finally updated my signature line. Glad to be here, butt this virus scares me. My husband has been working from home for sometime now. Don't think tha...
by justin case
Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Graduating To Yearly Scans!
Replies: 3
Views: 1133

Re: Graduating To Yearly Scans!

What's up Jewels, glad to see he is still doing well !
by justin case
Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Recurrence questions
Replies: 2
Views: 959

Re: Recurrence questions

I lost 4 pounds this month and am retired. Perhaps it's the heat and going back to work stress. Also some of the effects of chemo can cause a loss of taste .
by justin case
Wed Apr 15, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anything to avoid or relieve first bite pain after FOLFOX ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1850

Re: Anything to avoid or relieve first bite pain after FOLFOX ?

You get used to it after a while now you know what it is. It's the cold air that bothered me a lot .
by justin case
Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Clot-Busting in Port?
Replies: 6
Views: 1053

Re: Clot-Busting in Port?

I was fit with a dual port, just in case .
by justin case
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Cancer and coffee????
Replies: 12
Views: 1812

Re: Cancer and coffee????

I always took a mug of coffee with me to infusions. It took a year after chemo before I could tolerate milk. It gave me incontinence.
by justin case
Fri Dec 13, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Suspicious CT scan - need feedback
Replies: 7
Views: 1008

Re: Suspicious CT scan - need feedback

To alleviate or confirm your fears, you might get a PET scan.
by justin case
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Question- how do you count years of survival?
Replies: 22
Views: 1936

Re: Question- how do you count years of survival?

I count from my last treatment, the 12th round after surgery and port removed . 7 yrs and counting.
by justin case
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Questions regarding Folfox treatments
Replies: 15
Views: 2183

Re: Questions regarding Folfox treatments

I didn't experience too many side effects. I did lose 30 pounds do to lack of taste recognition. I asked about the beer and was surprised with the response. "Why not you're on chemo it wont hurt a thing and might make you more comfortable "
\Michael
by justin case
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Multiple tiny mets on lungs—-need knowledge.
Replies: 19
Views: 3024

Re: Multiple tiny mets on lungs—-need knowledge.

Have you done a PET scan to make sure your mets are actually cancer ? It could be COPD and your barking up the wrong tree.
by justin case
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Side effect question.
Replies: 7
Views: 1094

Re: Side effect question.

I live in south Texas, and 80 degrees is quite tolerable, at 72 degrees after Folfox, I put on a long sleeved garment !

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