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by muskokamike
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CEA update
Replies: 6
Views: 1888

Re: CEA update

Hey Jay Great news about CEA. I know the feeling with the fluctuating numbers. I had bloodwork yesterday for my six month check next week. My onc always says CEA is just a number and it is the trend she cares about. Told me I spend too much energy fixating on the number. She says that she will tell ...
by muskokamike
Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Eddie Olczyk Diagnosed with a Colon Cancer
Replies: 1
Views: 1026

Re: Eddie Olczyk Diagnosed with a Colon Cancer

Loved Edzo when he played for the Leafs. Always a class act.
by muskokamike
Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Cycling and cancer
Replies: 17
Views: 5197

Re: Cycling and cancer

BrownBagger wrote:
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Eric's ride....Happy trails my friend :(
by muskokamike
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: BrownBagger ....... I don't know what to say
Replies: 125
Views: 40407

Re: BrownBagger ....... I don't know what to say

No words ....I am shocked. One of the posters I always read. He was the real deal on this forum.
RIP Eric

"Live your life like it's going to be a long one, because it just might, and then you'll be glad you did."
by muskokamike
Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any luck with Neoadjuvant chemo/radiation therapy Stage 3 Rectal Cancer?
Replies: 20
Views: 7107

Re: Any luck with Neoadjuvant chemo/radiation therapy Stage 3 Rectal Cancer?

I have seen numerous studies that put a pCR at anywhere between 15-30%.
Good Luck
by muskokamike
Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Message of hope from a wiley crc veteran
Replies: 32
Views: 5783

Re: Message of hope from a wiley crc veteran

Welcome back Rob and ...............Go Penguins.
by muskokamike
Tue May 16, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My forum family
Replies: 48
Views: 9524

Re: My forum family

Tragic events in your life. There are no words.

You will always find support here.

Stay strong and chin up.
by muskokamike
Tue May 16, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 3-Year Scan results
Replies: 34
Views: 6837

Re: 3-Year Scan results

Congrats Jay, I am right there with you 3 years six months. Like you we here in Canada have all our health care paid for butt we have further/longer follow up treatments. I get a yearly scan for five years and blood work every six months so I have two more scans to go. There has never even been a hi...
by muskokamike
Sun May 14, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Happy Mother's Day
Replies: 3
Views: 957

Happy Mother's Day

To all moms out there fighting this dreaded disease, have a great day. To all those who have lost their mom to this dreaded disease cherish your memories.
by muskokamike
Mon May 01, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CEA levels - would this trend concern you?
Replies: 9
Views: 3177

Re: CEA levels - would this trend concern you?

CEA testing causes me the most anxiety. If you look at my signature my CEA has been for the most part higher than dx. You will see that I had jump from 1.7 to 2.9 almost like yours. My onc did bump up my scheduled CT scan by three months just to be sure but she was 90% sure it was nothing. CEA will ...
by muskokamike
Sat Apr 08, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: For the newbies and the less active
Replies: 3
Views: 1248

For the newbies and the less active

Just over three years ago I came home from my open LAR surgery. I had a large wound that had well over forty staples keeping it closed. It resembled the zipper on my hockey equipment bag. I had a fresh temp illio and my surgeon told me I was in for a long road of recovery, He was right. When I arriv...
by muskokamike
Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Newbie-Husband is stage IV 42 yo
Replies: 11
Views: 2685

Re: Newbie-Husband is stage IV 42 yo

Greetings From just north of Toronto. I am presently being monitored at RVH in Barrie. Having a positive attitude and being a fighter will go a long way in your journey. If you have any questions feel free to PM me. My best advice ....take one day at a time and stay away from Dr Google. Chin up Mike
by muskokamike
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Cancer is a crap shoot 50/50
Replies: 7
Views: 1777

Cancer is a crap shoot 50/50

As someone who lived a healthy lifestyle, worked out, did not smoke or drink, had a normal BMI, no family history this is something I always thought. Cancer really is just bad luck in 50% of dx.

http://globalnews.ca/news/3337149/reali ... at-random/
by muskokamike
Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hi ... again
Replies: 24
Views: 4075

Re: Hi ... again

The 401 is now the busiest highway in North America, at least that was what I read the other day. http://www.livetrucking.com/this-north-american-highway-was-named-the-busiest-road-in-the-world/ I was wrong about Sudbury looks like Thunder Bay was what I meant. Anyways here is a list of the 13 PET s...

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