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by trapbear
Tue Feb 03, 2015 1:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update on Urelumab clinical trial experience
Replies: 8
Views: 1508

Re: Update on Urelumab clinical trial experience

Julia,
Sorry to hear this news. I hope the next combo can slow down the growth. You and Chris are in my thoughts.
Bill
by trapbear
Tue Jan 27, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Can my husband survive numerous lung mets?
Replies: 13
Views: 2647

Re: Can my husband survive numerous lung mets?

HI Kenny,
Yes, he had several 2-3 cm nodules that were kept stable for over 4 years. He did great with just lung nodules, things went down hill when nodules appeared in his liver.
Bill
by trapbear
Tue Jan 27, 2015 11:38 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Can my husband survive numerous lung mets?
Replies: 13
Views: 2647

Re: Can my husband survive numerous lung mets?

Live by faith, My husband survived over 6 years with multiple lung mets. He alternated between folfiri and avastin and just avastin and 5FU with periods of chemo breaks as well. We did everything we wanted, continued to travel and live a good life. Every cancer is unique and no one knows the prognos...
by trapbear
Tue Jan 20, 2015 1:33 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: thinking of you, BELLE
Replies: 153
Views: 18940

Re: thinking of you, BELLE

Belle,
You are in my thoughts and I hope you are resting comfortably with your family around you. Gentle hugs to you.
Bill
by trapbear
Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: thinking of you, BELLE
Replies: 153
Views: 18940

Re: thinking of you, BELLE

Sending you hugs, Belle. I hope that hospice care brings you the comfort you so deserve.
Bill
by trapbear
Mon Dec 29, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: scan results - at least no surprise
Replies: 37
Views: 3673

Re: scan results - at least no surprise

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Sorry about the scan results. My husband got many good years on folfiri with lung mets. Worth a try? You are in my thoughts brave man
Bill
by trapbear
Fri Dec 19, 2014 11:45 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: wife update
Replies: 22
Views: 3208

Re: wife update

I am so sorry that you are going through this. My husband was in a similar situation this summer. He stopped treatment and went on hospice care June 1. He passed Sept 2. Take it day by day, live in the present, don't borrow future worry. You will be amazed at what you will be able to do in the comin...
by trapbear
Wed Dec 17, 2014 12:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: More Stability
Replies: 53
Views: 5613

Re: More Stability

Great news Eric! Have a happy holiday.
Bill
by trapbear
Wed Dec 17, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Lung Mets and FOLFIRI
Replies: 9
Views: 2060

Re: Lung Mets and FOLFIRI

My husband had many many lung mets. Folfiri plus avastin kept him stable for over 5 years. Things did not go downhill until liver mets showed up. I hope your DH responds as well as my husband did. I will keep you and your DH in my prayers.
Bill
by trapbear
Sat Nov 29, 2014 11:00 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Can't Gain Weight
Replies: 10
Views: 1189

Re: Can't Gain Weight

OxyContin caused nausea for my husband. We switched to Fentanyl patches and his nausea was better.
Bill
by trapbear
Sat Nov 29, 2014 9:17 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: NEW THREAD FOR LOVED ONES LEFT BEHIND ONGOING
Replies: 323
Views: 112933

Re: NEW THREAD FOR LOVED ONES LEFT BEHIND ONGOING

Hi everyone, It's been three months since my wonderful husband passed. It does get easier but the am still so sad. I went to the 49er Seahawks game Thanksgivingy game with some dear friends. I could not bear to do the traditional meal, etc. My Christopher was a wonderful cook and love our Thanksgivi...
by trapbear
Fri Nov 21, 2014 11:42 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Clinical Trial - Round #3
Replies: 40
Views: 5338

Re: Clinical Trial - Round #3

Belle,
Thank you for the updates, so sorry you are having so much nausea with this new drug. Hang in there, I hope your numbers keep on dropping.
Hugs,
Bill
by trapbear
Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: tracie has left us
Replies: 37
Views: 6156

Re: tracie has left us

Paul,
So sorry to hear this. You are in my thoughts.
Bill
by trapbear
Wed Nov 05, 2014 2:40 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Clinical Trial - Round 2 - Woohoo!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 1911

Re: Clinical Trial - Round 2 - Woohoo!!!!

Great news Belle!!! Continued success with this new treatment.
Bill
by trapbear
Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:36 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Lastest lab work worries -Update not the news I wanted
Replies: 27
Views: 2829

Re: Lastest lab work worries -Update not the news I wanted

Sorry you got this news, Ray. You are in my thoughts, this horrible disease is a real roller coaster ride. I am sure you will do fine with the procedure. Hang in there.
Bill

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