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by alphagam
Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:45 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Next year
Replies: 1
Views: 444

Next year

To make it short, last year at this time, I was diagnosed with a T3 VERY LOW rectal tumor by TRUS. We went for a second opinion. This Dr. said that no radiologist "worth his salt" would accept that diagnosis without pathology. This surgeon wanted to do a TME to get the pathology. When he g...
by alphagam
Wed Feb 15, 2012 3:34 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Please help me someone...
Replies: 12
Views: 1175

Re: Please help me someone...

I was diagnosed with spastic colon or Irritable Bowel Syndrome. I was blessed and when my cancer was found it was only Stage 0. The only way to make sure is to get a colonoscopy.

Kathy R
by alphagam
Wed Feb 15, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Please help me someone...
Replies: 12
Views: 1175

Re: Please help me someone...

I can only agree with NWgirl. Keep bugging your doctors until there is an answer!
by alphagam
Tue Feb 14, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: boomerskids lost her husband tonight
Replies: 38
Views: 3378

Re: boomerskids lost her husband tonight

Jen,

I can't even imagine your grief. I can only hope that I spare my family this pain. You are in our prayers.

Kathy R
by alphagam
Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Lurkers and Guests
Replies: 45
Views: 5036

Re: Lurkers and Guests

I'm a Lurker. I was diagnosed Feb 2011 with Stage 0 rectal cancer. I still say it was a miracle. Up for my 1 yr. colonoscopy on 6 March and scared to death.

Kathy R
Rockwall, TX
by alphagam
Wed Dec 14, 2011 10:13 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: For GUESTS who don't have Colon Cancer...
Replies: 67
Views: 8879

Re: For GUESTS who don't have Colon Cancer...

I am a registered user, I think I have 2 posts. The main reason for that is that there was a big "stageism" post about the time I registered. I found this board when during a routine screening colonoscopy in January, I was told I had a 5-6 cm polypoid mass in my rectum. I was sent to a sur...
by alphagam
Sun Nov 27, 2011 4:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Who Does YOUR Colonoscopy?
Replies: 29
Views: 3553

Re: Who Does YOUR Colonoscopy?

colo-Rectal surgeon only!
by alphagam
Sat Nov 26, 2011 5:17 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Do the pet scans include the brain?
Replies: 15
Views: 1670

Re: Do the pet scans include the brain?

Mine always described the brain

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