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by jens22
Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Celebrating 10 years of survival today
Replies: 17
Views: 571

Re: Celebrating 10 years of survival today

Thank you for keeping us positive. Enjoy everyday like you have been doing! THis is so wonderful!
by jens22
Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: So excited, had to share CEA results!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1277

Re: So excited, had to share CEA results!!

I am so happy to read this!! Congratulations .
by jens22
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: O/T : I wish Brownbagger were here
Replies: 12
Views: 1052

Re: O/T : I wish Brownbagger were here

I miss Eric too!! He was down to earth and talked us all through every hurdle we had. I remember when he got his first results of being stag 2 to 4 and his first VATS. I'll alway remember and laugh at his picture of his soy bean garden. His life on earth truely did so much for us all
by jens22
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 13 years ago today!
Replies: 16
Views: 2318

Re: 13 years ago today!

So nice to read about an old friend who is doing well. We've lost so many and glad to hear everything is well with you. Never give up when a doctor closes a door....look for the next one.
by jens22
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: How crucial is the HAI pump?
Replies: 42
Views: 2673

Re: How crucial is the HAI pump?

Call MSK and get a consult ASAP you have nothing to lose.
by jens22
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colon Cancer Stage 3 May2019 new member
Replies: 6
Views: 1060

Re: Colon Cancer Stage 3 May2019 new member

First...please read my signature so that you can see that's there is lots of hope. let your oncologist know about this symptoms because OXi effects the nerves in different ways. They explained it too me the they decide on the dose by your weight but metabolism can be different in each person. Good l...
by jens22
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Chemo has caught up to me yall
Replies: 29
Views: 2838

Re: Chemo has caught up to me yall

Lots of fluids and you will feel better. Also talk to your oncologist...they might need to lower the dose a bit. I had my bolus of 5fu reduced before the pump dose. That helped a lot.
by jens22
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need thoughts
Replies: 20
Views: 1946

Re: Need thoughts

I was stage 3 and I remember my surgeon saying he was glad because if I was stage 2 he would have to fight for me to have chemo. With the higher risk factors Chemo is probably in your future more than not. Once you have the resection and all cancer is removed the chemo is " Mop up " for an...
by jens22
Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Finally reached the 'forgot I had cancer' spot!
Replies: 16
Views: 2118

Re: Finally reached the 'forgot I had cancer' spot!

Diane Im a fluffy girl too!! Its so nice to forget. But I can't forget all those we lost along the way. Thank you for always sharing and being inspiring.
by jens22
Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 10 Years Today!
Replies: 22
Views: 2126

Re: 10 Years Today!

I am so happy to read this. You help me so much along this journey.
by jens22
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Heartbroken
Replies: 12
Views: 1844

Re: Heartbroken

MOm's hold us tight in their arms. You were blessed to hold her as she passed. Prayers for you and your family.
by jens22
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Bev G
Replies: 51
Views: 21702

Re: Bev G

This is so horrible. Bev was an amazing Lady. I know she had multiple medical issues not related to her cancer but she muscled through them. My Hear hurts.
by jens22
Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 23 Years Old - Rectal Bleeding
Replies: 6
Views: 1121

Re: 23 Years Old - Rectal Bleeding

I would reccomend a Colon Rectal surgeon who would have equipment to Check for hemmorhoids in the office with the tiny Scope. The best thing I ever did was this and found I had small hemmorhiods. That's a start.
by jens22
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal cancer (Stage 3A) diagnosed late June 2017
Replies: 1575
Views: 341496

Re: Rectal cancer (Stage 3A) diagnosed late June 2017

I know it's a lot to digest and you just want to get going. I have a friend in the same boat and apparently xeloda does take a week or more to come in via mail order. My friend just went through the same thing. Once it comes in you willbe ready to roll....then Radiation will be set up. If you have a...
by jens22
Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage 1 colon Cancer, CEA levels, CT scans
Replies: 13
Views: 2498

Re: Stage 1 colon Cancer, CEA levels, CT scans

Don't forget the Colds, Different fluid intake Weel hydrated one day and not so much the next, and also we don't know how long it takes for the blood to be analysed in the lab will also show some differentiation.

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