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by sdp
Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: very high cancer marker after sirt to liver mets.
Replies: 8
Views: 1968

Re: very high cancer marker after sirt to liver mets.

All,of the treatments done In Germany and all scans after treatment were fine and then again in a months and a half markers rise and then scans show some activity in liver
by sdp
Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: very high cancer marker after sirt to liver mets.
Replies: 8
Views: 1968

Re: very high cancer marker after sirt to liver mets.

Thanks for the reply Systemic Chemo isn't recommended and regional therapy is advised - However, after much persuasion I have been able to get the Dr's to agree to metronomic chemo with xeloda and some other tablets - this is off label recommendation By a senior researcher . Is anyone on a metronomi...
by sdp
Tue Feb 24, 2015 12:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: very high cancer marker after sirt to liver mets.
Replies: 8
Views: 1968

very high cancer marker after sirt to liver mets.

Had SIRT Feb 2015

Two weeks later it is twice

What next ?
by sdp
Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: radioembolism/chemoembolism
Replies: 3
Views: 1102

Re: radioembolism/chemoembolism

For the TACE and SIRT - local anaesthesia and some mild sedative but awake .

For any ablation it is general anaesthesia.
by sdp
Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:01 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: radioembolism/chemoembolism
Replies: 3
Views: 1102

Re: radioembolism/chemoembolism

Chemo embolisation is also called TACE RADIO embolisation is called SIRT. I Had TACE in November 2014 followed by ablation. Next scan two months later showed same spots of same size on Ct-pet and now I just had a SIRT Procedure day before. So I guess tace and ablation was not very successful on me. ...
by sdp
Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage IV CRC Prognosis
Replies: 33
Views: 8534

Re: Stage IV CRC Prognosis

My sincere condolences and best wishes for the future
by sdp
Tue Feb 03, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Bad news
Replies: 73
Views: 7267

Re: Bad news

Singing holly Since you are based in Europe I would suggest that you may also seek a second opinion from some university hospitals in Germany - maybe heidelberg. Now u need to list possible therapies and treatment that can be repeated and those that can be repeated but only once more - Keep the opti...
by sdp
Tue Feb 03, 2015 3:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: oh of course - new issues neutrophils this time
Replies: 31
Views: 2800

Re: oh of course - new issues neutrophils this time

You can try a natural ayurveda supplement called ashwagandha bought from a reliable source
by sdp
Tue Nov 25, 2014 1:16 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Bright red blood in stool 2-3 times a year
Replies: 10
Views: 19478

Re: Bright red blood in stool 2-3 times a year

Probably haemorrhoids
However a proper colonoscopy wouldn't hurt

If u have the blood after constipation and tough stools
The chances of it being haemorrhoids are more

Wish u all the best
by sdp
Sun Nov 23, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Dr. Lin ADAPT
Replies: 15
Views: 1953

Re: Dr. Lin ADAPT

Hi Does anyone know if Dr lin can have a patient from overseas ? I had mcrc with mets only to liver and have had four recurrences after curative resection - Is there a way to send my current reports for a possible consult A email or phone I can pay the consult charges myself - If someone can guide m...
by sdp
Sat Nov 22, 2014 1:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Happy birthday to a special Colon Club friend - Maia
Replies: 30
Views: 2932

Re: Happy birthday to a special Colon Club friend - Maia

Wish u a very happy birthday and many many more happy ones to come !
by sdp
Wed Nov 19, 2014 2:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: High ca 19.9
Replies: 25
Views: 2962

Re: High ca 19.9

I just dealt with my fourth recurrence - TACE AND IRE
by sdp
Wed Nov 19, 2014 2:13 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: High ca 19.9
Replies: 25
Views: 2962

Re: High ca 19.9

I am facing similar predicament and am still hanging around fighting - looking for alternatives etc !

Hang in there ! It's tough but doable !
by sdp
Wed Nov 19, 2014 2:36 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: TACE - update
Replies: 8
Views: 2396

Re: TACE - update

Thanks for ur response Andy - may consider that as an option
by sdp
Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:39 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: TACE - update
Replies: 8
Views: 2396

Re: TACE - update after ablation

Hi I had the TACE treatment on 13th nov and then had ablation done on 17th nov. Manageable side effects - so far. Just got the ct done after the ablation and it seems they have managed to ablate successfully - two mets he largest was 4cm in one dimension. Now comes the complicated part- I have had f...

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