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by Cancerislame
Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I cannot turn it off, scared about bone stuff
Replies: 6
Views: 660

Re: I cannot turn it off, scared about bone stuff

Thank you, for your good thoughts! Still, NED! 5.5 years cancer free almost 7years from stage iv dx. The trouble with my femur is still unknown. My onc. Read the xray to me but said and ortho will have to follow up. The xray read possible fracture or Avascular necrosis (AVN), also called osteonecros...
by Cancerislame
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I cannot turn it off, scared about bone stuff
Replies: 6
Views: 660

I cannot turn it off, scared about bone stuff

Hello colon family, I have not been on in a while. I have been cancer free 5 years and just graduated from 4 month MRI s to 6 month MRI s. I had it Monday, Friday my primary's nurse called and said I needed a bilatteral hip xray so she see my right femur. The nurse said the ortho ordered it and I sh...
by Cancerislame
Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 5 years a suvivor...but I still get scared
Replies: 5
Views: 738

Re: 5 years a suvivor...but I still get scared

Today's upper GI was all clear, but the Dr. Wants me to get a gastric emptying study. I have done some research...it sounds like a long test but may provide some answers.
by Cancerislame
Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 5 years a suvivor...but I still get scared
Replies: 5
Views: 738

Re: 5 years a suvivor...but I still get scared

Today's upper GI was all clear, but the Dr. Wants me to get a gastric emptying study. I have done some research...it sounds like a long test but may provide some answers.
by Cancerislame
Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: HIPEC - Desciption Very Graphic
Replies: 8
Views: 1041

Re: HIPEC - Desciption Very Graphic

Hello, Here is another link for HIPEC. This story is about another patient's surgery but I was interviewed about my procedures weeks prior from the same surgeon. My surgery was almost 4 years ago and I have been cancer free since. I did have a bowel obstruction about 5 weeks after the surgery but it...
by Cancerislame
Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: HIPEC - Desciption Very Graphic
Replies: 8
Views: 1041

Re: HIPEC - Desciption Very Graphic

Hello, Here is another link for HIPEC. This story is about another patient's surgery but I was interviewed about my procedures weeks prior from the same surgeon. My surgery was almost 4 years ago and I have been cancer free since. I did have a bowel obstruction about 5 weeks after the surgery but it...
by Cancerislame
Mon Apr 04, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 5 years a suvivor...but I still get scared
Replies: 5
Views: 738

5 years a suvivor...but I still get scared

Tomorrow, I have an upper gi. Almost a month from my 5 year cancerversary and a month from the pain that has started in my left abdomen. I went to the ER, scans clean, blood work clean , "no emergency" and instructions to take protonix and zantac twice a day with malox when needed. Probabl...
by Cancerislame
Tue Nov 24, 2015 7:32 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Liver and Peritoneal Involvement
Replies: 23
Views: 2312

Re: Liver and Peritoneal Involvement

Hello, I am sorry to hear that a third HIPEC, is your next possible line of treatment. This colon cancer can be tricky. I fortunately have only had 1 HIPEC but I hope I can share my story to give hope. When I was dx, i had a big tumor on my colon and on my liver, with peritoneal involvement. I qas t...
by Cancerislame
Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:45 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Is there anything more I should be doing?
Replies: 22
Views: 1566

Re: Is there anything more I should be doing?

Hello, I definitelya agree with the living life to the fullest when you can. It definitely feels like there is always a new side effect or road block that changes my plans. I do try to always give each challenge the college try or fake it till I make it and I have been able to have had way more neat...
by Cancerislame
Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:07 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ovarian cyst, extreme gas, clean scan, only diarrhea...idk
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Re: ovarian cyst, extreme gas, clean scan, only diarrhea..

Thank you! Sorry, for all of the typos. I am posting on my tablet and it thinks it knows what I am thinking. Lol
by Cancerislame
Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:10 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: It's Back. UPDATE next page
Replies: 35
Views: 2665

Re: It's Back. UPDATE next page

I am so sorry to hear about your news. I hope that you can get surgery on your colon them chemo to reduce the rest. Then hopefully you can do HIPEC and liver ablation like I did. I was dx four years ago also. I can't imagine what your going through. I am having some issues that I feel could be it co...
by Cancerislame
Sun Mar 29, 2015 1:30 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ovarian cyst, extreme gas, clean scan, only diarrhea...idk
Replies: 4
Views: 446

ovarian cyst, extreme gas, clean scan, only diarrhea...idk

Hello my colon peeps, I wonder if anyone has gone through anything like I am going through in my latest post colon cancer saga. So, I have been having extreme bloating and random pains in upper right, upper left abdomen, ribs and pelvis since January. I have been to reg. Drs 4 times because I had a ...
by Cancerislame
Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:13 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Spinal mets question
Replies: 7
Views: 898

Re: Spinal mets question

Hello Momofthree, Thank you for your feedback. My CEA in January was 1.2. The first day I was dx my Cea was 16, but since the colon resection it's been low. So, I have never felt bit was a good indicator. My onc has me on a four month scanning schedule which will be in May. I will email her today wi...
by Cancerislame
Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Spinal mets question
Replies: 7
Views: 898

Re: Spinal mets question

Hello, I have no experience with this. However, I was wondering what bone Mets feel like and how they are diagnosed. It's been four years since my dx and almost 3 yrs cancer free and a little over a year being off maintenance chemo. Since January I have been having extreme pain and bloating. But wit...
by Cancerislame
Tue Feb 03, 2015 8:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My Cancer anthem. What is yours??
Replies: 78
Views: 4377

Re: My Cancer anthem. What is yours??

This song just feels like me. My scars and the way I live my life and always try to laugh and be young but am very sensitive just work. I was lucky enough to meet Gary Allan during treatment through a foundation called Dying to Live which makes this and even sweeter anthem. "Like It's A Bad Thi...

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