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by RenLew
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Constipation
Replies: 2
Views: 712

Re: Constipation

Karen,
Thank you so much for your reply.
I will definitely try some of these suggestions. You are a wealth of knowledge!
by RenLew
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Constipation
Replies: 2
Views: 712

Constipation

Hi everyone, My 4 year anniversary is coming up. I was stage 3c and the tumor was in my sigmoid. I did not have a colostomy. I have been NED since surgery. About a month ago, I began experiencing constipation. I chalked it up to my diet. We were remodeling a kitchen and eating out a lot. My kitchen ...
by RenLew
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hormone Replacement Therapy
Replies: 13
Views: 2244

Re: Hormone Replacement Therapy

I did some research and found a local pharmacy that does this, I plan to go for the consult just to hear what they say. Thank you all.
by RenLew
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hormone Replacement Therapy
Replies: 13
Views: 2244

Re: Hormone Replacement Therapy

Excuse me while I step on my soapbox. I am on hrt following ovarian cancer. I had to fight for it. I have found in general that oncologists are terrible when it comes to dealing with post chemo side effects. They just don’t deal with it. The attitude I got from oncology and a lot of doctors is that...
by RenLew
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hormone Replacement Therapy
Replies: 13
Views: 2244

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hello everyone, I was diagnosed 3C sigmoid colon cancer in December 2014. I had 12 rounds of chemo and 6 weeks of radiation. I have remained NED and feel very blessed. By the end of chemo, I was in early menopause. I was 45 at the time. What function I had left in my ovaries after chemo, was shut do...

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