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by Peteswife
Thu Nov 19, 2009 8:10 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Are any of you from South Africa?
Replies: 11
Views: 5754

Re: Are any of you from South Africa?

Hi Aniqah Yes, I am from South Africa. From Centurion, near Pretoria. My husband is the one with the cancer history. He was dx in 2003 with rectum cancer and still going on. He had his chemo and liver resection also, in 2006, and he had chemo again last year Aug 2008 to March 2009. He was then stabl...
by Peteswife
Tue Oct 20, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Folfoxiri
Replies: 6
Views: 981

Re: Folfoxiri

Diana, I am so sorry to hear this! You will be in my thoughts and in my prayers!
Take care of yourself!
Peteswife, Ilse
by Peteswife
Mon Oct 19, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Lifes2Short update
Replies: 28
Views: 2795

Re: Lifes2Short update

You are in my thoughts and in my prayers! I am so sorry for this! Please give her all the love and attention you can!
Ilse
by Peteswife
Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:10 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CEA 6.6 down to 6.0! Yeah!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1091

Re: CEA 6.6 down to 6.0! Yeah!!!

Congrats Terry, I am so glad for you! You needed this really bad! You are in my prayers also.
good luck!
Ilse
by Peteswife
Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Port Flushes
Replies: 5
Views: 891

Re: Port Flushes

Hi, my husband Pete was dx in 2003. Had 25 days of radiation and 5 days of chemo, and then he was NED for 2,5 years. When it spread to his liver, he had a port inserted in 2006. It was used for that 6 months of folfox and then he never had it flushed. Our onc said it was not necessary. Then he was N...
by Peteswife
Fri Jul 10, 2009 1:30 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Husband dx in 2003 Stage 3 - Still surviving stage 4
Replies: 10
Views: 1488

Re: Husband dx in 2003 Stage 3 - Still surviving stage 4

Thanks again for the replies. I have been reading this forum for a very long time, before I registered. I think we all get so much encouragement out of the other's stories and successes. And I just love Justsings stories for instance. She is so positive she can send a person to hell with him looking...
by Peteswife
Wed Jul 08, 2009 10:36 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Husband dx in 2003 Stage 3 - Still surviving stage 4
Replies: 10
Views: 1488

Re: Husband dx in 2003 Stage 3 - Still surviving stage 4

Thanks to all of you who posted a reply. I hope it goes well with you too. Our biggest wish is to say he is NED again. We will get there Susan. Eventually. Thanks to you all!

I read this forum almost every day and i will keep track how you all are doing.
Regards
Ilse
by Peteswife
Tue Jul 07, 2009 3:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Husband dx in 2003 Stage 3 - Still surviving stage 4
Replies: 10
Views: 1488

Husband dx in 2003 Stage 3 - Still surviving stage 4

My husband Pete was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in October 2003. He had He had APR and a permanent colostomy. He was stage 3 at diagnosis. With perhaps 2 lymph nodes involved. Then he had 25 sessions radiation which burned and cooked his inside and he was very sick from that. For 2,5 years he w...

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