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by jhocno197
Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Would a transverse tumor/polyp/cancer cause fresh bleeding?
Replies: 9
Views: 1955

Re: Would a transverse tumor/polyp/cancer cause fresh bleeding?

Red blood can be from.anywhere in the colon, so it could be from the tumor.
by jhocno197
Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New with questions
Replies: 4
Views: 1176

Re: New with questions

A ruptured tumor increases risk of recurrence.

There should definitely be help available for the chemo costs.
by jhocno197
Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Very anxious about waiting for doctor appointment
Replies: 6
Views: 1358

Re: Very anxious about waiting for doctor appointment

Blood in the stool is always concerning, whether bright red or making your stool black and tarry. Bright red means lower in the digestive system, black and tarry means further up in the digestive system. NEVER dismiss blood in the stool because it's bright red. Cramerb, there are many things that co...
by jhocno197
Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Blockage
Replies: 89
Views: 19734

Re: Blockage

Grouseman, I am so very sorry.
by jhocno197
Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Spice Trial
Replies: 11
Views: 2617

Re: Spice Trial

Hoping it goes fantastically well.
by jhocno197
Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Blockage
Replies: 89
Views: 19734

Re: Blockage

Lee wrote:Thinking of you both.

Lee


I am also thinking of you both.
by jhocno197
Mon May 29, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Message from my friend Nik Colon
Replies: 11
Views: 3771

Re: Message from my friend Nik Colon

Thank you! I have been wondering about her.
by jhocno197
Mon May 29, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any insight?
Replies: 10
Views: 2172

Re: Any insight?

Maggie Nell wrote:
jhocno197 wrote:I hate it when doctors "forget" to tell you things.


I'm going to get that etched on my gravestone. 8)



LOL!!
by jhocno197
Sun May 28, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Blockage
Replies: 89
Views: 19734

Re: Blockage

Grouseman, just letting you know I am thinking of & praying for you and your wife.
by jhocno197
Sat May 27, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any insight?
Replies: 10
Views: 2172

Re: Any insight?

I hate it when doctors "forget" to tell you things.
by jhocno197
Thu May 25, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Blockage
Replies: 89
Views: 19734

Re: Blockage

:( :( :(
by jhocno197
Thu May 25, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update - Almost out of options?
Replies: 6
Views: 3708

Re: Update - Almost out of options?

My husband did well on Stivarga for 8-9 months with minimal side effects, as long as he stayed at less than the manufacturer's recommended dose. I know of several people who have had success with Lonsurf for a year+ with incredibly little in the way of side effects. If you start this drug, make sure...
by jhocno197
Wed May 24, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Blockage
Replies: 89
Views: 19734

Re: Blockage

We had to get something for my husband called an alternating-flow air mattress. It was not outrageously expensive, and it made a big difference in his comfort level. He spent most of his time in bed. I found the mattress on Amazon; it lays on top of your regular bed. It has a pump that makes some no...
by jhocno197
Mon May 22, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Blockage
Replies: 89
Views: 19734

Re: Blockage

Grouseman, just checking to see how you both are doing.

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