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by Roscoe Douglas
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer
Replies: 45
Views: 23851

Re: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer

Hi, You can refer yourself to Loma Linda. They have experience treating over 200 types of tumors in over 20,000 patients. The website is http://www.protons.com the tel number is 1-800-protons. My Dr is Dr Gary Yang. he has over a 90 % success rate with Liver and lung mets. He treats many cancers inc...
by Roscoe Douglas
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Proton Therapy for lung and Liver Mets
Replies: 1
Views: 768

Proton Therapy for lung and Liver Mets

Update- A friend of a friend contacted me last week about Proton Therapy. After looking at the information on the web and talking with me, he sent his scans to the Dr at Loma Linda, and unfortunately, he was not a candidate. A friend from Church just returned from Loma Linda where she was being trea...
by Roscoe Douglas
Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer
Replies: 45
Views: 23851

Re: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer

Roscoe Douglas, Update: I was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer at age 67. The treatment offered was Chemotherapy only. The Liver mets were supposed to kill me in 6 months without chemo. I refused Chemo and started on the Budwig diet, a restrictive diet that involves eating a mixture of flax seed ...
by Roscoe Douglas
Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer
Replies: 45
Views: 23851

Re: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer

Roscoe Douglas, roscoe@firstbenefits.com I was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer at age 67. The treatment offered was Chemo only. The Liver mets were supposed to kill me in 6 months without chemo. I refused Chemo and started on the Budwig diet. When I first learned about proton therapy in Nov 2015...
by Roscoe Douglas
Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer
Replies: 45
Views: 23851

Re: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer

Update; I returned to Loma Linda in Nov 2016 and a CAT scan revealed 20 lung tumors, and Dr Yang told me that I probably had 6 months to live, and in a month, I would start experiencing symptoms. In Feb 2017, I still had no symptoms, and I walked a marathon at Poppy age 69 + Lola age 1 = 70th birthd...
by Roscoe Douglas
Sun Jul 31, 2016 4:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer
Replies: 45
Views: 23851

Re: proton therapy and colon cancer for the right candidate

Update- I was watching a Football Life about Kenny Stabler last night and at the end I found out that last Feb, one month before my diagnosis, he was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon Cancer, the same as me. After a little research, I found that he was on Chemo when he died 5 months later in July 2015 at...
by Roscoe Douglas
Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer
Replies: 45
Views: 23851

Re: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer

This is the website for Loma Linda http://protons.com/why-choose-loma-linda/our-center Loma Linda was the first Proton Center, and is constantly being upgraded. It was constructed at a cost of 250 million dollars with funding from Nasa, the federal government and private donations. A team of 100 sci...
by Roscoe Douglas
Sun Apr 03, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer
Replies: 45
Views: 23851

Proton Therapy for Liver Metastasis from Stage 4 Colon Cancer

At age 68, I was diagnosed with stage 4 terminal Colon cancer with metastasis to the liver and lymph nodes in March 2015. I have no other medical problems. I was offered chemo, to try and reduce the size of the tumors. I talked with my son in law who is a doctor, and he confirmed that chemo might gi...

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