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by exaussie
Mon May 07, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: As we come up on a year
Replies: 8
Views: 889

As we come up on a year

Hello fellow caretakers and all cancer warriors It will be one year on Sunday that our precious daughter took her life. Her brother (age 26)died in 2014 of colon cancer when she was starting sophomore year in high school She never really was able to move past this devastating event that took her onl...
by exaussie
Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My 35 year old wife got diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer with peritoneal mets
Replies: 16
Views: 3801

Re: My 35 year old wife got diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer with peritoneal mets

Hello
The final decision is hers for sure BUT please make sure her drs, oncologists know her misery, there are things they can do to make tit more tolerable. It will not be easy but tolerable. Peace and love
by exaussie
Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Gerson therapy
Replies: 5
Views: 1119

Re: Gerson therapy

My cousin did this with his lung cancer spent all kinds of money, he was 34 with 4 young kids. Sadly it was a huge waste of time away from his kids and money
by exaussie
Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Dont know if she was on here, was on colontown
Replies: 4
Views: 1015

Dont know if she was on here, was on colontown

Tammy Hubbard passed earlier last week December 28 What a good friend and great person. Leaves a husband and sons. Sigh. GOODBYE 2017 After losing a son to colon cancer august 2014 and a daughter may 2017 to suicide compounded by depression of grief I really would like my easy button back Blessings ...
by exaussie
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mass in cecum / liver mets
Replies: 22
Views: 2227

Re: Mass in cecum / liver mets

usually first chemo done is 5FU with a pump. Glad to see you are being your own advocate, keep it up. The surgeon doesn't know all, the oncologist doesn't know all but together they know much! You are not a statistic you are uniquely you, so please don't Dr google too much it really doesn't mean any...
by exaussie
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My mom has passed away on Wednesday. Thank you all for this wonderful support forum
Replies: 18
Views: 6220

Re: My mom has passed away on Wednesday. Thank you all for this wonderful support forum

Sorry for your loss, your mom had a great child in you. Wonderful that you loved her enough to be here learning and sharing.
by exaussie
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 22 years old and scared to death
Replies: 52
Views: 6133

Re: 22 years old and scared to death

I find it strange that you were told you were too young and that colonoscopy can damage more in young people. My daughters had colonoscopies at 15 and 16 due to family history. I have never heard that excuse before.. Anyway, yes I am glad you are getting a colonoscopy it will ease your mind. Chances...
by exaussie
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone diagnosed in their 20's?
Replies: 16
Views: 2673

Re: Anyone diagnosed in their 20's?

My son was diagnosed stage 4b at age 25
by exaussie
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Tom marsilje
Replies: 40
Views: 4951

Tom marsilje

Mighty cancer warrior and forever optimist has left this world according to his Facebook.
Farewell and may you rest easy Tom
by exaussie
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Genetic Testing
Replies: 9
Views: 2043

Re: Genetic Testing

My son did genetic testing, and there's a new genetic test that my husband will take as it seems it is from that side of the family. As of yet lynch, and all other genetic testing is negative. With my sons aggressive early onset colon cancer we are always going to to whatever genetic test we can to ...
by exaussie
Tue May 16, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My forum family
Replies: 48
Views: 6863

My forum family

On Saturday night our daughter left to go to her senior prom. By 6pm she took her own life. Colon cancer took her brother and her depression went to hyper mode. She never spoke of her brother, and many other things. We are shattered, cancer kills but depression is just as @deadly. Survivors, caretak...
by exaussie
Sat May 13, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mom of an adult with Stage 4 CRC
Replies: 8
Views: 1317

Re: Mom of an adult with Stage 4 CRC

Hello there. Sorry you need to be here. If you have questions or want to talk pm me for my phone number . My son was 25 at diagnoses. No longer a child but too young to be in that situation. He had right side tumor. Living with cancer is difficult, one thing we tried to do was not make every moment ...
by exaussie
Thu May 11, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Pre-cancerous polyps
Replies: 11
Views: 1937

Re: Pre-cancerous polyps

When my daughter was 14 a colonoscopy found a pre cancerous polyp. She is on an every3 year schedule. My older daughters had polyps and were checked every year for3 years now checked every year. It's not hard to monitor. They were scoped young due to my son (25) being diagnosed stage 4 and passing 1...

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