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by stu
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Picture Posting Topic
Replies: 165
Views: 59843

Re: Picture Posting Topic

Claudine they are amazing . Your husband went to the Antartica !! He is quite the traveller. Thank you for sharing them . How interesting .

Think they have started a new thread . These would be great in it .
Stu
by stu
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What happened to thread for caretakers and loved ones?
Replies: 49
Views: 1569

Re: What happened to thread for caretakers and loved ones?

Hi Lee , I am going on holiday and think it’s possibly a good point to have a little think about what’s best for the forum . I found this a valuable place for knowledge and sincerely want to encourage stage 4 patients to keep seeking windows of opportunity for surgical intervention particularly in t...
by stu
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer
Replies: 3547
Views: 636526

Re: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer

Ok Radnyc, I think we got it . Maybe the forum should state it’s a patient only forum .
Stu
by stu
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer
Replies: 3547
Views: 636526

Re: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer

Hi LPL , I honestly don’t think there is a push for that but probably a hint at appropriate use of the forum . I think most care givers want the forum to remain relevant for all but with a priority for people enduring the physical and emotional aspects of the disease . When the balance is off patien...
by stu
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone done oxiplatin twice?
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Re: Anyone done oxiplatin twice?

Hi ,
My mum has had it twice . 10% less the second year and made a big difference with the side effects . The second year was much better .
Take care,
Stu
by stu
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage 4 hope to share
Replies: 28
Views: 2309

Re: Stage 4 hope to share

Hi ,

Sounds as though he has had a good result with chemo . I hope the consultation goes well . It sounds like a good plan when the Mets are scattered . The main thing is that he is responsive to treatment .

All the best and keep us informed . We are willing him on .

Take care,

Stu
by stu
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Thought of more questions re: postoperative CEA
Replies: 2
Views: 196

Re: Thought of more questions re: postoperative CEA

Hi , My mum’s has always been around 3.5 to 4.5 . I do think it is slightly higher as you get older . I would not be concerned at all about that . There is inclined to be other inflammatory issues as you head towards 70 . Having watch CEA readings for ten years they do bounce around a little . No ca...
by stu
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need Support - Told today I'm on Palliative Care
Replies: 34
Views: 7657

Re: Need Support - Told today I'm on Palliative Care

Hi ,
I have found that the oncologist generally has a rough idea if it’s operable . Holding out for good news for you .
Your husband is doing a great job too .
Take care,
Stu
by stu
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Cycle 3 is finished!
Replies: 7
Views: 452

Re: Cycle 3 is finished!

So good to hear how well Nicolas is doing . He sounds one contented baby .

He is horizontal like his mum .

Take care ,

Stu
by stu
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: NEW-Need some positivity here.
Replies: 546
Views: 129564

Re: NEW-Need some positivity here.

The best of news and may many more scans follow just like this one .

Onto even better times .

Stu
by stu
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: No more personal updates from me
Replies: 18
Views: 1274

Re: No more personal updates from me

Sincerely wish anyway wading through a stage 4 diagnosis all the very best but had my concerns and held back .
Take care,
Stu
by stu
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Keytruda....Working for MSS....Mutation Burden is the Key
Replies: 152
Views: 31582

Re: Keytruda....Working for MSS....Mutation Burden is the Key

Pryo ,

I know your backed against the wall with this decision . Hoping it is not too rough on you .

Take care ,
Stu
by stu
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Cycle 3 is finished!
Replies: 7
Views: 452

Re: Cycle 3 is finished!

Good to hear Amy . Long may it continue . What about a wee update on our forum baby !!
Stu

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