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by stu
Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New member Stage IV liver mets
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Re: New member Stage IV liver mets

Hi there ,
Welcome to the forum . It’s a great place to get help and information .
Ask away and we will do our best to help .
Kind regards,
Stu
by stu
Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage IV 2 years later... keeping the HOPE
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: Stage IV 2 years later... keeping the HOPE

Great to hear you are having lots of good times enjoying your family together . My mum has taken that approach and we firmly believe today matters as much as tomorrow .
Here’s to many more good days . Sending our love to you and thank you for updating . It means so much to us .
Stu
by stu
Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mass in cecum / liver mets
Replies: 16
Views: 550

Re: Mass in cecum / liver mets

Hi , A big welcome . I will let you read my signature on behalf of my mum . Hope it gives you some encouragement. You have been given some good advise . It’s a lot about good clinical decisions and taking the windows of opportunity that present themselves. I wish you every success going forward . Stu
by stu
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CT Scan Just came in Liver Met (one)
Replies: 23
Views: 730

Re: CT Scan Just came in Liver Met (one)

Hi ,
Sorry to hear your news . It takes time to find your feet but you will .
I hope my mum can give you some hope . Her liver has remained clear for the last six years .
She had her chemo and surgery and no long term liver issues .
Hope it gives you a little lift ,
Take care,
Stu
by stu
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 5 years ago
Replies: 8
Views: 258

Re: 5 years ago

Oh that’s made my day . So happy for you . The stage 4 stats have to be on an upward trend now !!
Hope work is not too bad .
Take care,
Stu
by stu
Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage IV, very happy to be still NED after 4 years
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Re: Stage IV, very happy to be still NED after 4 years

Excellent news . Totally delighted for you .
Can’t believe it’s been four years !!!
Keep the good news coming ,
Stu
by stu
Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Very worried - would like advice
Replies: 7
Views: 616

Re: Very worried - would like advice

Hi Warriorspouse , The NHS has limitations for sure but it’s strength is it’s there for all people to access irrespective of your income . It has kept my stage 4 mum alive for eight years and she has had one bowel resection , two liver resections and one lung resection , two years of chemo and more ...
by stu
Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Very worried - would like advice
Replies: 7
Views: 616

Re: Very worried - would like advice

Hi , I am in the UK too . I agree that a colonoscopy is needed to see the cause of the bleeding . If you look online for the NICE guidelines for colonoscopy referrals you will see what you need to be saying to access the right investigation . If you quote the NICE guidelines you will be listened to ...
by stu
Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 1 month post CHEMO today!
Replies: 18
Views: 563

Re: 1 month post CHEMO today!

Lovely news . Great to hear you have been out and about again ,
Take care ,
Stu
by stu
Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Still NED three years after lung mets surgery
Replies: 10
Views: 334

Re: Still NED three years after lung mets surgery

Great news . So encouraging to hear .
Stu
by stu
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving - One Year Since Chemo
Replies: 5
Views: 240

Re: Happy Thanksgiving - One Year Since Chemo

Hi ,
How lovely . I hope you all had a good time .
It takes effort but good times must be reclaimed.
Here’s to many more .
Stu
by stu
Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Lung nodule and mesenteric nodes
Replies: 8
Views: 382

Re: Lung nodule and mesenteric nodes

Hi . The one that was a met in my mum’s lung grew with each scan . Very slowly but it continued to grow . She had two that popped up , stayed the same size for over a year , maybe eighteen months and on the last scan disappeared . They did not continue growing . I think the concern is more when they...
by stu
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Tom marsilje
Replies: 40
Views: 2138

Re: Tom marsilje

So sad to read this . What a legacy to leave behind .
Peace be his journey .
Stu
by stu
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Four years.
Replies: 8
Views: 474

Re: Four years.

Great news Always good to hear.
Stu
by stu
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Adhesion surgery for blockages
Replies: 10
Views: 546

Re: Adhesion surgery for blockages

Hi , So pleased your through that . It sounded very painful . I think my mum has been opened up so much that she has a few adhesions too . Thankfully they seem to resolve . I can just imagine your ward . We used to have a similar system but have just had a beautiful state hospital built with single ...

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