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by anthony1
Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: my wife and i are scared
Replies: 29
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Re: my wife and i are scared

justin case wrote:Winter where. Where I live winter is usually mild and no problem. As a matter of fact I don't know if winter causes a problem with Xeloda :roll:
Just saying,
Michael


upstate ny. right on lake ontario, north of syracuse. isnt there cold sensitivity issues with xeloda?
by anthony1
Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: my wife and i are scared
Replies: 29
Views: 2665

Re: my wife and i are scared

my wife has decided to take the xeloda pills. i hope she tolerates them well. any tips, especially as we head into winter?
by anthony1
Thu Oct 31, 2013 4:13 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: my wife and i are scared
Replies: 29
Views: 2665

Re: my wife and i are scared

I wanted to add if your wife does do oral xeloda only, it won't require any child care scheduling. She will just take the pills at home teice a day. I did xeloda and radiation and was able to work and handle car pools, practices, and games from my 2 very busy children. I had no side effects from th...
by anthony1
Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: my wife and i are scared
Replies: 29
Views: 2665

Re: my wife and i are scared

I appreciate everyones posts. We called the xoloda hotline about the no skin contact issue and the nurse said that it was not cited in the original clinical trials. We are definetly goingto ask the onc where he got this information. I am just desperate for some support/encouragement. We are a young ...
by anthony1
Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: my wife and i are scared
Replies: 29
Views: 2665

my wife and i are scared

my 27yr old wife was 13 weeks pregnant with our foruth child when they found a tumor the size of a plum in her lower intestine. it was classfied mildly differentiated, and since 1 out of 26 lymph nodes tested positive, its classified as stage 3. however it successfully removed it with no issues for ...

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