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by very worried husband
Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:04 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Silly Question- Ct Scans Machines
Replies: 16
Views: 1817

Re: Silly Question- Ct Scans Machines

Thank you OSM and Crguy, you are really wonderful. My wife delayed her arrival till the 1st of November. She wanted to have more rest in home and also be with her father. i will definitely ask her to wear a mask. last year she came from UK and had a v bad cough and very high fever.she took a while t...
by very worried husband
Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: PET results! :-)
Replies: 28
Views: 1409

Re: PET results! :-)

Great Great news
by very worried husband
Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Silly Question- Ct Scans Machines
Replies: 16
Views: 1817

Re: Silly Question- Ct Scans Machines

Thank you so much for your compliments. :mrgreen: but to be honest I am v v weak. This Cancer has broken me from inside. The first diagnosis was hard. We got married in December and she was diagnosed in January. we were gradually coming to life to find out these nodules. Last time wife was better, b...
by very worried husband
Thu Oct 10, 2013 7:24 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Silly Question- Ct Scans Machines
Replies: 16
Views: 1817

Re: Silly Question- Ct Scans Machines

Sorry cb75. I forgot to reply. She is coming on 27th october and her scan is on the 6th with results on 19 th November.
by very worried husband
Thu Oct 10, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Silly Question- Ct Scans Machines
Replies: 16
Views: 1817

Re: Silly Question- Ct Scans Machines

Thank you so much for your inputs. Yes. I am paranoid about the results of my wife. Thinking about it day and night. Its v hard to cope. Nothing I could do except wait.
by very worried husband
Wed Oct 09, 2013 12:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Silly Question- Ct Scans Machines
Replies: 16
Views: 1817

Silly Question- Ct Scans Machines

I have a question about the CT scans. The scans of my wife says 5mm slices. I don't know how old that machine is but on the Notice board in the imaging Dept it says 2005. I am asking because i sent her CT scans copies to two places and one says that the two nodule (6mm and 7mm) looks Infection. The ...
by very worried husband
Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:16 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Looking for some advice...Update 10/30
Replies: 28
Views: 4952

Re: Looking for some advice...

for genetic testing they charge around 2500 Euro in Germany. I would check first with the clinic as to what type of testing is done on the tumor. in my personal opinion ( based on reading stories on the forums and internet), i heard that DC is effective if tumor cells are added to it ( not sure what...
by very worried husband
Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:52 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Looking for some advice...Update 10/30
Replies: 28
Views: 4952

Re: Looking for some advice...

Hi Carm, so tough to be in this situation. :( Did Dr Rolle tell you anything about post op protocol? Are they going to do any chemo sensitivity testing, Circulating tumor cells etc after/ before surgery? I guess Dr Rolle would suggest some form of chemo after the surgery. since you will be coming ba...
by very worried husband
Wed Oct 02, 2013 7:51 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone on aspirin?
Replies: 19
Views: 2724

Re: Anyone on aspirin?

My wife is taking 81mg since Aug 2011 when she finished her chemo.
by very worried husband
Wed Sep 25, 2013 1:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: looking for research on lynch recurrence
Replies: 15
Views: 2723

Re: looking for research on lynch recurrence

Hi lablover and Sophie, When my wife was diagnosed in china with (CEA 1.79 i think!), one of the dr ( whose english was not v good) told me that Lynch patients ends to have lower CEA and better prognosis but still you never know about this disease. I was just checking this and was curious to know an...
by very worried husband
Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: looking for research on lynch recurrence
Replies: 15
Views: 2723

Re: looking for research on lynch recurrence

Dear All! i have a question about CEA of Lynch members....
my wife has Lynch Syndrome with MSH2(+), MLH1(++), and her CEA is below 2 . what are your CEA levels? Is it true that people with Lynch tend to have low CEA?
by very worried husband
Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: It's back
Replies: 3
Views: 975

Re: It's back

Best of luck with your treatment Sdp. I heard about many many German therapies and wanted to know if you have any experience with that. Difficult to know which ones are genuine because most of them are private and charge Big $$$$.
by very worried husband
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: looking for research on lynch recurrence
Replies: 15
Views: 2723

Re: looking for research on lynch recurrence

Thanks Colonless in NY for sharing the link. As lynch syndrome victim, my wife says she does not mind a new cancer which is either stage 1/2, but she would definitely hate recurrence for the colon cancer... :wink:

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