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by drw
Fri May 23, 2014 6:29 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Nervous again...
Replies: 10
Views: 1947

Re: Nervous again... UPDATE

Good morning. I thought that I was done with worrying because my cancer was so early, but I'm still waiting to see if it's gone. I met with my oncologist and he ordered a CT scan and said my plan was just to watch and have a CT every year for three years and a colonoscopy in 6 months. After my CT, m...
by drw
Wed Apr 23, 2014 5:24 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Nervous again...
Replies: 10
Views: 1947

Re: Nervous again...

Kathy, that is wonderful. I am happy that you got your second opinion and all is well. Thank you for sharing your story :)
by drw
Tue Apr 22, 2014 6:32 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Nervous again...
Replies: 10
Views: 1947

Re: Nervous again...

Good morning and thanks to all of you for reading and replying. I feel very lucky to get so much expert advise. I saw the doctor and she said it was a full thickness excision. I did get a copy of the pathology report and requested that a copy be sent to my primary. The report states that I had a &qu...
by drw
Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Nervous again...
Replies: 10
Views: 1947

Re: Nervous again...

Thank you, Jaynee. I have read many posts from you and that's why I was certain I wasn't finished with my staging. I did have an endorectal ultrasound, right before the excision. This has all been kind of fast, but I feel like I should have had the CT scan before the excision. The doctor didn't give...
by drw
Mon Apr 21, 2014 4:28 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Nervous again...
Replies: 10
Views: 1947

Nervous again...

Hello, I have been a faithful reader for the last few weeks. I have read a lot of helpful comments and become slightly educated about my situation. Although, I find I am usually in the "one step forward, two steps back" mode. I have a follow up appointment this afternoon with my surgeon to...
by drw
Sun Apr 06, 2014 3:48 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: To the newly diagnosed. . . lurking here at the club
Replies: 18
Views: 3240

Re: To the newly diagnosed. . . lurking here at the club

Thank you, Theresa. Actually, my thanks to everyone on this board. I have been reading it since my colonoscopy a little over week ago. I was mortified to have a colonoscopy done, I couldn't even discuss the procedure, I just couldn't wait for it to be done... I thought that was the worst thing ever....

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