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by jhocno197
Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New supporter here- Mom with Stage IV
Replies: 22
Views: 5145

Re: New supporter here- Mom with Stage IV

How big is your two-year-old? My three-year-old is 35+ pounds, and when I need to be doing stuff, I will sometimes strap her on my back in a mei tai or something similar so I can get things done without having to worry about her getting in to things. I don't like to expose littles to lots of technol...
by jhocno197
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: How Often Should My CEA Be Tested?
Replies: 4
Views: 1408

Re: How Often Should My CEA Be Tested?

It seems like CEA may not be a good marker for you, anyway. I would not rely on CEA testing to try to catch a recurrence.
by jhocno197
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CEA ELEVATED
Replies: 7
Views: 2471

Re: CEA ELEVATED

CEA can rise for several different reasons, not all of which are cancer.
by jhocno197
Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer
Replies: 3547
Views: 722316

Re: Wives of husbands with Stage IV Colon Freaking Cancer

You can't correlate the numbers to a linear response.

Great news on shrinkage!!
by jhocno197
Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: T3N0M0 Rectal Cancer- refuse surgery?
Replies: 53
Views: 14491

Re: T3N0M0 Rectal Cancer- refuse surgery?

I would go for surgery.

You could try for a very close watch-and-wait, but that's pretty risky. Colostomies are not that big a deal, after an adjustment period it's just one more part of one's hygiene routine.
by jhocno197
Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Adjuvant chemo soon or too late?
Replies: 5
Views: 1534

Re: Adjuvant chemo soon or too late?

I think it is supposed to start within 12 weeks, ideally within 8.
by jhocno197
Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Feeling scared about urgent pet scan
Replies: 17
Views: 4804

Re: Feeling scared about urgent pet scan

No advice, but hoping you have good scan results.
by jhocno197
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 27 yo, Worried and Scared
Replies: 9
Views: 2633

Re: 27 yo, Worried and Scared

Get a colonoscopy.
by jhocno197
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: When breath becomes air
Replies: 5
Views: 1521

Re: When breath becomes air

I read this.

Cried sooooo hard.
by jhocno197
Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 5
Views: 1314

Re: Introduction

Welcome.
by jhocno197
Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need help with advise on Stage and CEA
Replies: 10
Views: 2237

Re: Need help with advise on Stage and CEA

Your CEA may not be a good indicator because it has always been within normal limits.
by jhocno197
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I'm busted
Replies: 46
Views: 21300

Re: I'm busted

:(
by jhocno197
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My Beloved is gone
Replies: 25
Views: 7546

Re: My Beloved is gone

Thank you, all. We are preparing for his memorial service Saturday (he wanted to be cremated, so we took a little extra time to prepare).
by jhocno197
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Neulasta: the possibility that it may encourage tumor growth cannot be ruled out ?!
Replies: 3
Views: 1058

Neulasta: the possibility that it may encourage tumor growth cannot be ruled out ?!

http://pi.amgen.com/united_states/neula ... nglish.pdf

This is from the prescribing information. It seems to say there is a possibility that neulasta may actually cause further tumor growth!!! Has anyone's doctor warned them of this?

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