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by DonutHead
Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: NEW-Need some positivity here.
Replies: 597
Views: 160346

Re: NEW-Need some positivity here.

Just back from the oncologist...lovely Doctor and I have the ultimate confidence in his care. He said that while I may not necessarily require chemo - I should take it just to be sure...and that’s what I am going to do. It’s the only way I will breath easier again. While he suggested a port, I selec...
by DonutHead
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: NEW-Need some positivity here.
Replies: 597
Views: 160346

Re: NEW-Need some positivity here.

Thanks so much for the reply, Lydia. I am 48 and was angry knowing this all could have been avoided had I a colonoscopy at 40. So many younger people in this forum than the, ‘you need a colonoscopy’ crowd at 50. Damn shame for anyone to have to go through this and the waiting around is the worst. I ...
by DonutHead
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: NEW-Need some positivity here.
Replies: 597
Views: 160346

Re: NEW-Scared but Positive and Optimistic! Need Help on Putting Things into Perspective...

On 10 August 2017, my colonoscopy reavealed a growth in my sigmoid colon and the Dr. expressed his confidence that it was cancer. The biopsy revealed lowest grade, non aggressive, and encapsulated variety of adenocarcinoma. The Dr. gave me a 95 percent plus prognosis for full recovey. After a blood ...

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