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by sdino
Sun Dec 03, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone with Stage IVa just do Xelolda or 5-fu?
Replies: 90
Views: 14028

Re: Anyone with Stage IVa just do Xelolda or 5-fu?

Wife was on Xeloda (3000 mg/day) + Avastin IV since 8/2/17. Been through 6 full treatments. CT scan showed slight growth in lung mets.
by sdino
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Tom marsilje
Replies: 40
Views: 7032

Re: Tom marsilje

God Rest
by sdino
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: KRAS G12V Mutation Question
Replies: 25
Views: 3917

Re: KRAS G12V Mutation Question

Thanks for the Info NHMike ! Cheers !
by sdino
Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: KRAS G12V Mutation Question
Replies: 25
Views: 3917

Re: KRAS G12V Mutation Question

Hi NHMike - Quick question , What Clinical Trial are you referring to in relationship with KRAS G12D ?
thanks,
by sdino
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI
Replies: 612
Views: 190742

Re: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI

Any updates on fellow board members currently in this trial. We are waiting on CT Scan mid November as to whether or not we will be participating.
by sdino
Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Inspirational Sayings
Replies: 80
Views: 20636

Re: Inspirational Sayings

As my Great Grand-pappy always said... " Taint no sense getting drunk unless you can show it". :wink:
by sdino
Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ANY Pros/Cons Vitamin D3 ?
Replies: 19
Views: 3899

Re: ANY Pros/Cons Vitamin D3 ?

Thanks for the input gang, I think my next step is to include my wife's blood makeup to include VD3 results. Then I can speak with some intelligence to our ONC . Cheers ! sdino
by sdino
Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Husband broke down last night
Replies: 79
Views: 12553

Re: Husband broke down last night

Hi mb - Sorry for the turmoil and brain wracking you guys are going thru. I can only talk about my experience. We did FOLFOX+Avastin for 12 rnds. Only got to 8 rounds with OXi-. We seen a decent reduction in colon/lung mets with that cocktail. That being said, Both ONCs (Roswell n Sloan) were very v...
by sdino
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ANY Pros/Cons Vitamin D3 ?
Replies: 19
Views: 3899

ANY Pros/Cons Vitamin D3 ?

Just looking for some input on taking Vitamin D. We reside in Western, NY 15 miles from Lake Erie which equals a lot of "dank days" here. Currently on a 3 month tour of duty of 5FU (pill)+Avastin. Has anybody seen any advantages of taking VD3 ? Ive read numerous online articles and our ONC...
by sdino
Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: At Slight Crossroads and NCT01174121
Replies: 15
Views: 2620

Re: At Slight Crossroads and NCT01174121

Quick update from NIH/NCI on 8/2/2017: 8/2/17 - Spoke w/Dr Rosenberg’s Nurse. Here are NIH/NCI recommendations moving forward: • Last CT scan 7/26/17 shows enough of a lung met for them to resect. However their Surgeon is not available until Mid Sept 2017. This is too long to wait since we have seen...
by sdino
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Maintenance Chemo or No ?
Replies: 17
Views: 4384

Re: Maintenance Chemo or No ?

If I had a redo.... I would take the maint. chemo. My wife seen some shrinkage of tumor and lung mets w/12 rnds of Folfox+Avastin. She then had a 2.5 month chemo break, we enjoyed the summer went to OBX, NC for vaca. Last weeks CT scan revealed progression in Colon/Mets. All shrinkage was evaporated...
by sdino
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My Wife Passed Away Today
Replies: 29
Views: 6856

Re: My Wife Passed Away Today

Peace to you and your Family
by sdino
Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage 4 rectal cancer with single lung met
Replies: 6
Views: 1826

Re: Stage 4 rectal cancer with single lung met

Hi cbbb. Let me say I'm relatively new to this battle (End of 2016). If any seasoned veterans on here see if my advise or if I'm incorrect on a subject matter, please feel free to speak up. Here are some ideas: My wife's situation is alittle different, but these are just some general ideas. 1. Has a...

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