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by Maggie Nell
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 9608

Questions raised over the best way to screen for bowel cancer

An Australian doctor says he believes a risky type of colon polyp that can lead to bowel cancer may be more common than previously thought. It was initially thought serrated polyposis syndrome — which can indicate an increased risk of bowel cancer — was quite rare, at around one in 3,000 people, bu...
by Maggie Nell
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Some good, non-cancer related news
Replies: 8
Views: 266

Re: Some good, non-cancer related news

As a former court transcript typist, may I say congratulations and don't cough into the microphone! :P
by Maggie Nell
Wed Jul 04, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 9608

Cautionary tale from Calvary, Tasmania

Calvary admitted that nurses first raised concerns that the doctor's health may be affecting his work in November last year, but the hospital continued to let him carry out the procedures. "The important part of the whole exercise is: were possible polyps and even possible cancers missed in th...
by Maggie Nell
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 9608

Australian researchers discover a new gene : C6

Dr Stewart and his colleagues published their findings in the Journal of Biological Chemistry in May and, because they identified the function of a gene that had not been studied before, they have the right to name it. This week they launched a new website where the public can nominate suggestions....
by Maggie Nell
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 2018 : In Memoriam
Replies: 8
Views: 4463

Re: 2018 : In Memoriam

Was reading archived posts made by member chhooks and wondered how he was going.

From legacy.com.

Clyde Hooks Lake City, TN Rev. Clyde H. Hooks, age 61, of Lake City, TN,
passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at his home.

At peace with his Lord.
by Maggie Nell
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: A cautionary tale
Replies: 13
Views: 887

Re: A cautionary tale

What could be taken into account, is that before this man received a diagnosis of
cancer, he had a history of making poor decisions and wasn't so good at the bigger
picture/future scenario. There are many people like that.
by Maggie Nell
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Communicating the Complexities
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Communicating the Complexities

Came across this website/interview with a woman who has MS and thought it might resonate with colon cancer folks ..... Jameson described chronic disease as an ongoing natural disaster of the body , similar to a tsunami. She detailed, openly, how this kind of disaster leaves in its wake a real sense ...
by Maggie Nell
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Pizza
Replies: 21
Views: 858

Re: Pizza

When I lived in Hamilton in 1980, once we drove all the way to Auckland to get a
feed of McDonalds.

Old thread I started that might interest you, Steve.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=55539&p=440976&hilit=waikato#p440976
by Maggie Nell
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Pizza
Replies: 21
Views: 858

Re: Pizza

If during your right colectomy, they removed all or a portion of your terminal ileum (end of your small intestine), your body may have lost most of its ability to absorb Vitamin B12. Lack of Vitamin B12 can lead to severe anemia, feeling "pooped", depressed and lots of other nasty things....
by Maggie Nell
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I need some help guys
Replies: 6
Views: 663

Re: I need some help guys

I’ve been lurking on this page for a few weeks now, I’m scared and need advice. I’m 33 years old and I have a severe anxiety/panic disorder. As you can imagine it greatly complicated the issue of getting a colonoscopy with I know is the gold standard. With that being said, my father died from colon...
by Maggie Nell
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Pizza
Replies: 21
Views: 858

Re: Pizza

Before my right hemi, I couldn't stand anchovies on my pizza. :mrgreen:

Now I like them.
by Maggie Nell
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mother
Replies: 4
Views: 329

Re: Mother

My mother had a colonoscopy in 2015 that came back clean and a follow up letter from the doctor stated to not schedule another for 5-7 years. In late March she went into the hospital for a possible blood clot where they scanned her chest, found some spots by accident, then proceeded to find she had...

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