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by O Stoma Mia
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New to the forum ...
Replies: 12
Views: 1048

Re: New to the forum ...

Hi Shatley01 - Welcome to the forum, and feel free to post messages about any of your concerns. To post a new message on your own topic, use the NewTopic link below: Create a New Topic https://coloncancersupport.colonclub.com/posting.php?mode=post&f=1 I notice that you have typed a signature ins...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I could use some advice
Replies: 2
Views: 219

Re: I could use some advice

...You can find Belle Piazza’s 3-part series by clicking in the topic titled “Blog Post Archives” on the main page of this forum (11th topic down). Belle wrote the series with the hope that her writings would enable others troubled by never-ending bowel distress post reversal to consider an electiv...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal cancer (Stage 3A) diagnosed late June 2017
Replies: 1183
Views: 102044

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

... I haven't done a glossary for a book or article in a long time. I think that something I wrote back in the 1980s had something like that. I'd have to see if LaTeX has an automatic way of generating a glossary... I think you should be able to generate a glossary within LaTeX. See link below. (Th...
by O Stoma Mia
Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 24 concerning symptoms scared
Replies: 5
Views: 523

Re: 24 concerning symptoms scared

No colonoscopy set yet - just an initial consultation with the GI doctor. .. While you are waiting for your GI consultation, you might want to read up on bowel anatomy and physiology. There are some good, readable books in this area, e.g., Giulia Enders' book: https://coloncancersupport.colonclub.c...
by O Stoma Mia
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 24 concerning symptoms scared
Replies: 5
Views: 523

Re: 24 concerning symptoms scared

...If it is possible, perhaps you could stay on a low-residue diet for the time being, just to make things easier. I agree with boxhill. In my opinion, it is important to be on a low-residue, low volume diet for at least one week prior to the colonoscopy. This is so that when it comes time for the ...
by O Stoma Mia
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal cancer (Stage 3A) diagnosed late June 2017
Replies: 1183
Views: 102044

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

I wrote the first paragraph of the introduction. I find that it helps to put something down and get the document started as a placeholder. Thanks for sharing the overview of your writing project. Would you be open to suggestions regarding possible format, content, etc,? For example, I would like to...
by O Stoma Mia
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New to the forum ...
Replies: 12
Views: 1048

Metronomic Chemotherapy

Thank you for your reply. It's good that you will try to see your doctor about the expanded risk-factor issues. If the conversation shifts to the possibility of doing some kind of chemo instead of your current "no chemotherapy" regimen, then you should be prepared to discuss the area of &q...
by O Stoma Mia
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New to the forum ...
Replies: 12
Views: 1048

Re: New to the forum ...

DX: CC, 7-9-18 @ age 61, male Severe anemia (4.5 g/dl), 5-11-18; colonoscopy, 6-29-18 Stage IIA, T3N0M0 Laparoscopic-assisted right hemicolectomy, 7-16-18 G2, moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma in cecum, 4.2 x 3.7 x 0.7 cm 0/24 lymph nodes; no high-risk factors CEA: 3.0 (pre-op, 7-10-18); 0.7...
by O Stoma Mia
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Correlation between weight loss and prognosis?
Replies: 7
Views: 797

Re: Correlation between weight loss and prognosis?

... I feel that he has now gotten to the point of no return....not sure this can be fixed. In terms of weight, there is a condition called "cachexia" which is also referred to as "wasting syndrome". You can check whether weight is getting close to the cachexia boundary by calcul...
by O Stoma Mia
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal cancer (Stage 3A) diagnosed late June 2017
Replies: 1183
Views: 102044

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

... I'm going to start a book (or long article) on reversal issues. Just something to keep track of what I find and what I will be learning along with some of the things that I'm going through. I sometimes gather a lot of good information and a paper or book is a good way to keep track of things. ....
by O Stoma Mia
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?
Replies: 75
Views: 22088

Re: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?

... As an indicator of where things are at, there is an international consortium led by a NZ team which is aiming to establish an evidence-based definition of what constitutes a dx of LARS, in the hope that this will be standardized in research so apples are not being compared with oranges. ... Tha...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?
Replies: 75
Views: 22088

Re: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?

... I was hoping that someone could just type in a top ten or twenty list off the top of their head... Here are 10 links to start with... ⋅  https://www.massgeneral.org/pelvicfloor/treatments/ . ⋅  https://www.semc.org/services-directory/imaging-radiology/diagnostic-imaging-cent...

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