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by Thetoad
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update
Replies: 11
Views: 2063

Re: Update

Yes, I still read these posts. Had my last appt with my lovely colorectal nurse and she gave me a survivor badge! Gave her a hug, with her permission and got a bit tearful. Now to deal with the prostate cancer! I finished 20 sessions of radiation on Friday and am now suffering the side effects. But ...
by Thetoad
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update
Replies: 11
Views: 2063

Re: Update

Made it to 5 years today since BC surgery! Thanks for your support.
by Thetoad
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update
Replies: 11
Views: 2063

Re: Update

Sorry bitchslapped. I've made a mess of your post and don't know how to fix it!
by Thetoad
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update
Replies: 11
Views: 2063

Re: Update

Congratulations on approaching your 5 year cancerversary! Friend of mine dx prostate cancer last Fall, Stage IV, metastisis to bone. Visited this forum linked below, informational, fairly easy to navigate. Colon Talk so user friendly, great layout, signatures one of the best features here. You don'...
by Thetoad
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update
Replies: 11
Views: 2063

Re: Update

Congratulations on approaching your 5 year cancerversary! Friend of mine dx prostate cancer last Fall, Stage IV, metastisis to bone. Visited this forum linked below, informational, fairly easy to navigate. Colon Talk so user friendly, great layout, signatures one of the best features here. You don'...
by Thetoad
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surgery Tomorrow - 27th New Zealand Time
Replies: 55
Views: 17864

Re: Surgery Tomorrow - 27th New Zealand Time

Keep fighting Kiwi. Best wishes from Dunedin.
by Thetoad
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update
Replies: 11
Views: 2063

Update

It's been a while since I posted here. My 5 year mark is approaching on 13 November and no concerns. Feeling much more confident. Unfortunately I've now been told that there is some prostate cancer. Gleason 7 (3+4.) I don't know if there will be any treatment, it's Grade Group 2, Intermediate favour...
by Thetoad
Mon May 28, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: NEW - From New Zealand - Great folk here
Replies: 13
Views: 2336

Re: NEW - From New Zealand - Great folk here

Hi Steve sorry to hear about your dagnosis but glad they are taking good care of you at Cch hospital and Daffodil House, they are lovely, I spent 8 weeks staying there on my own in 2016. Do PM me if there is anything I can help with, as you can see from my signature I have spent quite a few years b...
by Thetoad
Fri May 18, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Likelihood of Colon Cancer Recurrence
Replies: 16
Views: 8363

Re: Likelihood of Colon Cancer Recurrence

I typed in 'recurrence statistics for colon cancer after two years' and found a few articles. Some do mention two years and 'the chances reduce dramatically after two years' etc. But I'm trying to avoid looking things up as I've found it a bit unsettling at times! I will be at two years and five mo...
by Thetoad
Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Likelihood of Colon Cancer Recurrence
Replies: 16
Views: 8363

Re: Likelihood of Colon Cancer Recurrence

I typed in 'recurrence statistics for colon cancer after two years' and found a few articles. Some do mention two years and 'the chances reduce dramatically after two years' etc. But I'm trying to avoid looking things up as I've found it a bit unsettling at times! I will be at two years and five mo...
by Thetoad
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 5 years cancer anniversary - NED!
Replies: 10
Views: 1886

Re: 5 years cancer anniversary - NED!

Thetoad wrote:Great news! Encouraging for others as well. I'm 4 years and 15 days. Trying not to count but it's difficult.

Feb. 19th. Just passed 51 months. Colorectal nurse pleased today. Recent colonoscopy normal and no more! Two more CEA tests and hopefully last appt with nurse in Nov.
by Thetoad
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Clean bloods and scans
Replies: 6
Views: 1297

Re: Clean bloods and scans

Looking good! :D
by Thetoad
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CT results
Replies: 16
Views: 2583

Re: CT results

Yeessss! Great to read your encouraging news! :D
by Thetoad
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Feeling stressed....
Replies: 29
Views: 4313

Re: Feeling stressed.

All over and all good. Thanks for the help and support. Good luck Susie! How did it go, I assume when you say all good, they didn't find any polyps? Hi. No polyps. All over very quickly. I was early and the one before me was late, so I took his place. Mild sedation and interesting to see my bowel o...

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