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by macpudd
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: We Need Some Laughs Here: Reloaded 2018
Replies: 159
Views: 45222

Re: We Need Some Laughs Here: Reloaded 2018

Did you hear about the farmer who won the Nobel prize for agriculture........He was outstanding in his own field.......
by macpudd
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: We Need Some Laughs Here: Reloaded 2018
Replies: 159
Views: 45222

Re: We Need Some Laughs Here: Reloaded 2018

Did you hear about the magic tractor?...... It went down the road and turned into a field .......
by macpudd
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: MY CELTIC FRIEND
Replies: 2
Views: 397

Re: MY CELTIC FRIEND

Hello Elida I have not being on hrer in a while, finishe chemo end of October and am finding it tough. Very fatigued and have had a few infectos. Had MRI in Nov and no tumor growth :D but some white matter damage and edema alos radiation damage to portion of upper jaw so have lost one tooth and two ...
by macpudd
Sun Aug 19, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Back in the fight
Replies: 63
Views: 16052

Re: Back in the fight

Thanks everybody, just finished my fourth cycle of Temodar. Fimding it hard, very fired and nauseas but get somewht better for ten to fourteen days bbefore the next cycle. The dex plays havoc with my diabetes and blood sugar levels. Memory is also poor. Mri two weeks ago no new growfh but still edem...
by macpudd
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Back in the fight
Replies: 63
Views: 16052

Re: Back in the fight

Hey buddy I just came across this latest research initiative from our local cancer agency, specifically directed at GBM http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/manifest/bccancer_2017winter/index.php#/10 There are new developments emerging all the time, so keep your docs in the loop about what we find out h...
by macpudd
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Back in the fight
Replies: 63
Views: 16052

Re: Back in the fight

Macpudd: Reading about your brain tumor diagnosis figuratively hit me directly in the gut. My brother had a similar diagnosis of a Grade1V Glioblastoma multiforma when he was 16 years of age. The tumor was an infiltrating spider web involving his right temporal-partial lobe (and motor cortex and sp...
by macpudd
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Back in the fight
Replies: 63
Views: 16052

Re: Back in the fight

Hi mac Have you looked into CBD oil and or hight dose iv vitiman c in conjunction with ur medical treatment???? Neither will do u any harm and many studies have shown effective, I hope ur trying to enjoy every day that u have Ur celtic friend ADELE Hi Adele, good to hear from you, I will ask my doc...
by macpudd
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Back in the fight
Replies: 63
Views: 16052

Re: Back in the fight

Sorry such sad news. Lee don't think like that. no you will not get another cancer in your lifetime. You have beating it. Cancer sucks no matter what and 52 such a young age still. Any holistic approaches? just wondering if chemo and radiation is worth it at this point and maybe trying alternative ...
by macpudd
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Back in the fight
Replies: 63
Views: 16052

Re: Back in the fight

Hi macpudd, From your words - "two centimeters growth on left side of brain" Are you suffering from brain tumour. Yes Kiajerome, I have the remains of a brain tumour, 70/80% of it was removed, but they could not get the rest of it out without leaving me blind and damaging my ability to sp...
by macpudd
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Back in the fight
Replies: 63
Views: 16052

Re: Back in the fight

Well Sh*t!!! I am sorry to read your latest turn of events. Yes check out possible trials. I've been waiting for the other shoes to drop in my body. I am very much aware, with all they threw at me, I will most likely be looking at a 2nd cancer in the not to distant future. Take care of yourself, Le...
by macpudd
Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Back in the fight
Replies: 63
Views: 16052

Re: Back in the fight

People in this forum are just so good, such lovely supportive messages despite their own problems. Ha Adele you have a real celtic tone in your way of talking. I hope things are working out for you. I was in the Richmond Unit in Beaumont hospital for 1 week, there was 22 patients all with neurologic...
by macpudd
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Back in the fight
Replies: 63
Views: 16052

Re: Back in the fight

Very sorry to hear mate. One of my friends is a few months ahead of you and if it’s any consolation he said the chemo is very tolerable. Rest up, heal, and get stuck into zapping/poisoning the bastard! Geoff Thanks Geoff, Hope things go as well as possible for your mate. Our son lived in Melbourne ...
by macpudd
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Back in the fight
Replies: 63
Views: 16052

Re: Back in the fight

Well details becoming clearer now. My brain tumour is not a colon met but a primary glibistoma multiforme grade 4. It's not curable but I will be having radiation and chemotherapy and the great doc treating me say I may last 12 to 36 months. I am 52 years old, have my beautiful wife and four wonderf...
by macpudd
Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Back in the fight
Replies: 63
Views: 16052

Re: Back in the fight

Surgery done yesterday, doc said she got 70/80% percent of tumour out. Head feels pressure, especially when I cough, or have flatulence. On oxycontin and increased steroids to reduce inflammation. For mri and she said I will be seen by radio oncology consultant to kill rest of tumour still on tempor...
by macpudd
Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Back in the fight
Replies: 63
Views: 16052

Re: Back in the fight

Just settling down for the night now will try and getssome sleep, family just gone. I am so lucky to have so much virtual and in person support, will update here when I can. Good wishes to everyone else dealing with bad health.

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