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by bekkajp
Wed Apr 09, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Info for my brother
Replies: 12
Views: 1434

Re: Info for my brother

an update and a couple questions! so far, my brother and the rest of us have been able to navigate this fairly well all things considered... After he was released from the hospital, he was home for a week before he was admitted again due to fluid on his lungs-- Apparently...and THANKFULLY it was NOT...
by bekkajp
Wed Feb 12, 2014 12:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Info for my brother
Replies: 12
Views: 1434

Re: Info for my brother

Yes, I'm hoping for the best as far as his liver goes... as far as I know, the doctors don't know 100% what kind of shape his liver is in, but have said that as far as they know so far, it appears that he has two small areas as of right now... I think that the doctors are trying their best to "...
by bekkajp
Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Info for my brother
Replies: 12
Views: 1434

Re: Info for my brother

Wow thanks everyone. That's a lot of information to consider. Day after surgery here and he seems to be holding up well. I'm finding it hard to articulate myself so I will post more when I can find the words. Thank you everyone again
by bekkajp
Tue Feb 11, 2014 1:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: how do you respond when......
Replies: 16
Views: 1710

Re: how do you respond when......

Usually though, I'd say "yeah - it's cancer - it's serious" - because to me, all cancer is serious. I'd say this...Not sure I've answered this question before though. But then again I had a blog post called 'serious business' that may have killed it for most people I know. http://keepupko...
by bekkajp
Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Info for my brother
Replies: 12
Views: 1434

Re: Info for my brother

Hello, and welcome. I'm sorry your brother (and your family) have gotten this devastating news. It would take many pages to tell you everything about the assessment, management and treatment for stage IV colon cancer. First things first, though. Your brother needs a plan developed that will address...
by bekkajp
Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:40 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Info for my brother
Replies: 12
Views: 1434

Info for my brother

Hi, I'm new here, sorry if there's a specific place I'm supposed to post this, don't really know my way around yet... My brother was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer that spread to his liver (he's 37) ) just Friday. I am just trying to gather as much info as I can, for him, and for myself so I ca...

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