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by chronain
Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: SUPPORT GROUPS - Local Nationwide Please List Yours!
Replies: 51
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Re: SUPPORT GROUPS - Local Nationwide Please List Yours!

Apparently the closest support group to me is 110 miles away. Really looking for something closer to the upper valley VT/NH area. Anyone know of anything at all?
by chronain
Fri Nov 07, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colostomy required more often with rectal cancer?
Replies: 25
Views: 2909

Re: Colostomy required more often with rectal cancer?

I had no choice the tumor grew right through the muscle...but even with the bag I have a much better quality of life. So mine is permanent, and it does not hinder me at all, though sometimes it is hard to match my shoes with my bag :wink: Nobody knows unless I choose to tell them, and I save a ton o...
by chronain
Thu Nov 06, 2014 7:31 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Survivor Depression...?
Replies: 14
Views: 2449

Re: Survivor Depression...?

Thanks for all the responses...since I first posted I had a check-up with my surgeon, who is a fellow colon cancer survivor, I told him how I was feeling, and he reccomended I see a therapist to rule out PTSD, but he said the same that you all have been saying, give it more time, you've been through...
by chronain
Sat Nov 01, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Survivor Depression...?
Replies: 14
Views: 2449

Survivor Depression...?

First of all I am new and this is my first post, so hello, and thanks for being here. In April of 2013 I was diagnosed with stage IIIC colorectal cancer, I under went a month of radiation and concurrent 24/7 chemotherapy followed by 8 bi-monthly chemotherapy sessions. In January of this year I had t...

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