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by polluxx
Tue Jul 15, 2008 3:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Dad's cancer has spread to his liver...
Replies: 5
Views: 1071

Re: Dad's cancer has spread to his liver...

Thanks for the support, everyone. I do know that it is a grave situation, but we are a religious family, so that brings us a lot of peace no matter what happens. He is still in the hospital across town waiting to have his colonoscopy repeated. It is fortunate that we live in Houston, so we have the ...
by polluxx
Mon Jul 14, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Dad's cancer has spread to his liver...
Replies: 5
Views: 1071

Dad's cancer has spread to his liver...

Dad said that they could see the tumors on his liver during his CAT scan. We are still waiting for the results of his biopsy to find out what kind of cancer it is, and what kind of chemo he will need. There was a problem with the samples they took, and the tests may need to be repeated before we can...
by polluxx
Fri Jul 11, 2008 10:20 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My dad was diagnosed today...
Replies: 16
Views: 3378

Re: My dad was diagnosed today...

I just talked to my dad again. He said that the reason he doesn't want a second opinion is because he is in a teaching hospital where all decisions are made by a team of doctors. He said that he had a second opinion built in.
by polluxx
Fri Jul 11, 2008 9:33 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My dad was diagnosed today...
Replies: 16
Views: 3378

Re: My dad was diagnosed today...

Wow, I don't know the answers to all of those questions. I know he had an CAT Scan yesterday and some other tests. Today his hospital overseeing physician is going over the results. Monday, he will meet with the oncologist and several other doctors that I can't remember, and they will come up with a...
by polluxx
Thu Jul 10, 2008 9:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My dad was diagnosed today...
Replies: 16
Views: 3378

My dad was diagnosed today...

He was in the hospital last year and he was so anemic that he needed 3 units of blood. They did a colonoscopy and other tests at that time, but never found out what was wrong. A couple of months ago, he started having horrible stomach cramps, and decided to go back to the hospital because he was so ...

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