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by Claudine
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: A thought on chemo side effects
Replies: 10
Views: 1306

Re: A thought on chemo side effects

We were kinda upset to hear this morning that DH would get his 9th Folfiri treatment postponed by a week because of neutropenia. But then I found this article: https://medivizor.com/blog/SampleLibrary/colorectal-cancer/does-chemotherapy-induced-neutropenia-improve-survival-in-metastatic-colorectal-c...
by Claudine
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Bucket List
Replies: 43
Views: 3187

Re: Bucket List

DO IT!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hubby and I dream of going to Asia together (he's been, I haven't). We kept postponing because of this and that... Next "clear" window we're going!
by Claudine
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage IV parents with young child(ren)
Replies: 11
Views: 1878

Re: Stage IV parents with young child(ren)

Very powerful post, PainInTheAss. Thank you...
by Claudine
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mop up chemo - Port vs non-port for Oxi?
Replies: 21
Views: 2063

Re: Mop up chemo - Port vs non-port for Oxi?

Good call Sinewaves! I hope you don't need the port, but if you do, it really is no big deal.

Claudine
by Claudine
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Take me away to that special place - Picture Thread
Replies: 132
Views: 15930

Re: Take me away to that special place - Picture Thread

Peanut8 your puppy is adorable!!!
Here are a few curious penguins, checking on hubby.

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by Claudine
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What do you think?
Replies: 34
Views: 2883

Re: What do you think?

I am really sorry that you're going through this rough patch, Brokenwings. What a roller coaster ride this effin' disease is... I understand your disappointment, but hopefully it's just a temporary setback? The chemo appears to be working - in the sense that your tumors are shrinking. We're in the s...
by Claudine
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hair removal - help?
Replies: 13
Views: 1096

Re: Hair removal - help?

Unfortunately I do not have any suggestions, but that seems so unfair (not that anything is ever "fair" with this damn disease): on one side the treatment makes you lose the hair you'd like to keep, on the other it makes some unwanted hair grow! Reminds me of grass in the backyard - always...
by Claudine
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Take me away to that special place - Picture Thread
Replies: 132
Views: 15930

Re: Take me away to that special place - Picture Thread

Maybe also a few giant jellyfish... This one was several feet across!

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by Claudine
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Currently in the ER...woo.
Replies: 56
Views: 4013

Re: Currently in the ER...woo.

Like others above I wonder if that's caused by Avastin? Hopefully nothing *too* serious!
XXX Claudine
by Claudine
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Take me away to that special place - Picture Thread
Replies: 132
Views: 15930

Re: Take me away to that special place - Picture Thread

A happy seal. Picture taken in 2016 by hubby while conducting research in Antarctica (on giant sea spiders. Yes, that's true!)

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by Claudine
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Picture Posting Topic
Replies: 165
Views: 64203

Re: Picture Posting Topic

And (last but not least) a (slightly) grumpy penguin. Antarctica 2016.

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by Claudine
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Picture Posting Topic
Replies: 165
Views: 64203

Re: Picture Posting Topic

... And a very happy and VERY FAT seal, photo taken by hubby in Antarctica a few years ago...

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by Claudine
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Picture Posting Topic
Replies: 165
Views: 64203

Re: Picture Posting Topic

There's a slight shortage of cats. Here's my 15-year-old Gali.

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