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by O Stoma Mia
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What surgery should I have?
Replies: 6
Views: 726

Re: What surgery should I have?

... I will have this discussion with my surgeon, but I don’t see him for another couple of weeks.... So, are you ready for your meeting with your surgeon? Do you know if your surgeon is a Board Certified Colorectal Surgeon? Do you know what surgery options are generally available for tumors/ lymph ...
by O Stoma Mia
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Reversal Log: Experience,Problems, Q & A's
Replies: 412
Views: 66479

FAQ: How to bookmark a thread

Commenting here to save this thread as, apparently, it's my future. Lakeswim - You have expressed an interest in saving threads for future access. Here is the direct link to the first post in this particular thread: https://coloncancersupport.colonclub.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=38032&p=271257...
by O Stoma Mia
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surgery Considerations
Replies: 27
Views: 4555

Re: Surgery Considerations

... Looks like we are still meeting with surgeon today, O Stoma Mia. And, yes, husband coming along. Question: What does a PET Scan do? How is it different than MR/CT and would it be helpful in answering questions about my "indistinct fat plane"? Thank you! This reply may be too late for ...
by O Stoma Mia
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surgery Considerations
Replies: 27
Views: 4555

Re: Surgery Considerations

... I meet my surgeon again next Tuesday to discuss board's recommendations... So, it looks to me like the tumor board has already met, and now it is almost Tuesday and time to meet with the surgeon. I'm sorry you are having to go through all of this, and I wish you the best of luck in your session...
by O Stoma Mia
Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scanxiety - Good thoughts Please
Replies: 18
Views: 2032

Re: Cimetidine / Tagamet

Dear O Stoma Mia, ... So... thinking out loud.. should I order Cimetidine? and try to contact/ask our Onc before the appointment? (worried she will say no). If the PET is not good I presume the biopsi/ablation will take place soon after our appointment with the Onc so I guess then it will be too la...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Tomorrow pet scan very nervous :(
Replies: 4
Views: 545

Re: Tomorrow pet scan very nervous :(

Hi everybody Tomorrow [...] pet scan and I'm very nervous in the last MR scan 12-13 metastasis was seen in the liver and did not operate he got 22 rounds Chemo . We're married for 2 years, and we have a 7-month-old daughter. he was very energetic but this chemo was also very painful. i started to b...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colon Camp 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 2350

Re: Colon Camp 2020

Yes, I have a question:

When and how will we be given the names and biographies of the 12 applicants who were selected this year?

Thank you.
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scanxiety - Good thoughts Please
Replies: 18
Views: 2032

Re: Scanxiety - Good thoughts Please

...The PET is Thursday next week. We see Onc the Monday after. Reading now about different scenarios ... trying to be prepared... Best wishes for a good PET scan on Thursday. Be sure that DH follows the PET preparation guidelines closely in order to avoid possible mis-diagnosis. If you weren't give...
by O Stoma Mia
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Book Group
Replies: 5
Views: 951

Re: Book Group

Have you read a book that's provided you with hope lately? Lets share! Here's the book that you mentioned in your post. (It can be read for free in the Kindle unlimited edition): Anchored in the Storm Here are some other books mentioned on the Forum over 5 years ago. You might be interested in some...
by O Stoma Mia
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surgery Considerations
Replies: 27
Views: 4555

Re: Surgery Considerations

lakeswim -- For your meeting on Friday there is one thing that I would suggest, and that is to ask for the specific details for all of the procedures that are planned to be executed during your surgery. This could be done by asking for the list of the official CPT codes for the series of procedures...
by O Stoma Mia
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scanxiety - Good thoughts Please
Replies: 18
Views: 2032

Re: Scanxiety - Good thoughts Please

... The CT-scan result... She wanted a PET-scan.. of DH’s lungs.. and a biopsi and perhaps if possible an ablation at the same time... LPL - I'm sorry to hear the news of lung nodules. Actually, I think the best strategy for dealing with them right now is just what the oncologist suggested: a PET s...
by O Stoma Mia
Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Early Age Onset CRC Summit: UPDATED for 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 9170

Early Age Onset CRC Summit: UPDATE 2019

EAO-CRC Summit 2019 Thursday, May 2, 2019, 7:30 am – 5:00 pm Friday, May 3, 2019, 7:30 am – 12:00 pm https://www.coloncancerchallenge.org/about/eao-crc/ Thursday, May 2, 2019 8:00 AM FRAMING THE CONVERSATION: STRATEGIC CHALLENGES IN CURRENT MEDICAL CARE THAT CONTRIBUTE TO YOUNG ADULT COLORECTAL CAN...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scanxiety - Good thoughts Please
Replies: 18
Views: 2032

Re: Scanxiety - Good thoughts Please

LPL wrote:Tomorrow it will be hubby’s first ‘6 month between’. He is feeling fine and the blood tests is not alarming. But these scans are always!! making me scared :?

Jag ber för dig.

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by O Stoma Mia
Thu Oct 04, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: For stage 2's Ned for how long?
Replies: 40
Views: 7025

Last post

As of today, six years in remission (T4bN0M0). Tomorrow I will be starting my 7th year -- and it seems to me that this would be a good time for me to think about going on sabbatical ... :D :D :D I would like to spend some time now organizing my travel photos and creating proper photo albums. I want ...
by O Stoma Mia
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colonoscopy October 5th, Age 30. Freaked out.
Replies: 11
Views: 1744

Re: Colonoscopy October 5th, Age 30. Freaked out.

Good luck on your colonoscopy this Friday. Keep us posted on the outcome.

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