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by stu
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: The things people say to cancer patients
Replies: 44
Views: 2352

Re: The things people say to cancer patients

Oh Mobrouser that was rotten of them .
Projection or what !!
Stu
by stu
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: O/T...Post Your Pics Here
Replies: 131
Views: 12479

Re: O/T...Post Your Pics Here

Oh I got some good ones from Kayaking this year and my wee garden was fabulous in the lovely sun . I shall try and get my tech team to help me cos it so is not happening on my own abilities.
:D Stu
by stu
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Folic acid / folate and 5FU dangers, L-glutamine and asian mushrooms - some questions
Replies: 8
Views: 353

Re: Folic acid / folate and 5FU dangers, L-glutamine and asian mushrooms - some questions

To be honest I think you will be hard pushed to find anyone with more knowledge than rp1954.
Glad you got the info about the folate sorted . It’s in everything now . So difficult to avoid .
All the best to your mum ,
Stu
by stu
Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: O/T...Post Your Pics Here
Replies: 131
Views: 12479

Re: O/T...Post Your Pics Here

I love all these photos . I used to wait for BB to post his harvest . I think he would have liked this thread . Keep it coming .
Stu
by stu
Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: The things people say to cancer patients
Replies: 44
Views: 2352

Re: The things people say to cancer patients

Hi . Can I just say I think you handled that really well . A friend is in the process of dealing with her stepson who is dying and her husband who has just been diagnosed with MND . One of her friends first words to her “ Any ideas what I can do with my hair for the wedding?” . Really!!! My advise t...
by stu
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mum Just Diagnosed Stage 4 - folfiri + cetuximab soon, sage advice please about supplements and diet
Replies: 7
Views: 461

Re: Mum Just Diagnosed Stage 4 - folfiri + cetuximab soon, sage advice please about supplements and diet

Hi . My mum has always had chemo first and for very good reasons . It really did give her good shrinkage and also gives the opportunity to deal with potential spread . I am no expert as you will have gather and no other experience either as my mum has had liver and lung involvement . I guess you wou...
by stu
Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mum Just Diagnosed Stage 4 - folfiri + cetuximab soon, sage advice please about supplements and diet
Replies: 7
Views: 461

Re: Mum Just Diagnosed Stage 4 - folfiri + cetuximab soon, sage advice please about supplements and diet

Hi , Form what you have quoted from the report I would be linking in with one of the HIpec centres . Christies has some very experienced surgeons in that field and will give her a consultation. That would be our starting point . To be honest I am not sure how you go about getting other blood panels ...
by stu
Fri Aug 24, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mum Just Diagnosed Stage 4 - folfiri + cetuximab soon, sage advice please about supplements and diet
Replies: 7
Views: 461

Re: Mum Just Diagnosed Stage 4 - folfiri + cetuximab soon, sage advice please about supplements and diet

Hi , Welcome to the forum . I am also in the UK . My mum is nine years into a stage 4 diagnosis and now find myself careful as most of what we were told may in fact be outdated . We were however told to be careful with the amount of green veg as it contained folate which interacted with the chemo . ...
by stu
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Worried wife part 2
Replies: 4
Views: 577

Re: Worried wife part 2

Hi . I think they expect some rise when in active treatment but it reduces once the chemo stops . My mum lost an amazing three stones and was tiny when she had her resection but gradually that has returned to a better size too .i would not be too concerned but keep hammering away at his calories. He...
by stu
Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Feeling better finally after liver resection
Replies: 4
Views: 419

Re: Feeling better finally after liver resection

Delighted to hear that . Your response to treatment was amazing and a source of encouragement to others .
Now to enjoy all the good times to come.
Stu
by stu
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Big CT Scan Tomorrow, Wish Us Good Luck!
Replies: 11
Views: 869

Re: Big CT Scan Tomorrow, Wish Us Good Luck!

All the very best with the scan,
Stu
by stu
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I saw the weirdest thing today...
Replies: 4
Views: 980

Re: I saw the weirdest thing today...

You made me laugh . But what an opportunity they have missed . That would have made people pay attention .
Does this vehicle contain a toxic warning that could serious damage your health ? Your Blood !!!
by stu
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: **SEMI Great News - Things Looking Good
Replies: 16
Views: 930

Re: Great News - Things Looking Good

Great news . Delighted for you.
Stu
by stu
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: It’s my 20th anniversary today :) (stage 4)
Replies: 9
Views: 938

Re: It’s my 20th anniversary today :) (stage 4)

Thank you so much for sharing . That’s quite incredible.
Enjoy your day ,
Stu
by stu
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Brain metastasis
Replies: 16
Views: 2256

Re: Brain metastasis

Jings they move fast . In a few weeks time he will just have the spinal met and some physio for his hip to attend to .
May it all go smoothly and looking forward to hearing he is safely through it all .

Much love Stu

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