Secondary Cancer and Colorectal Primary

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Secondary Cancer and Colorectal Primary

Postby radnyc » Mon Jul 15, 2013 3:22 pm

Well, something else to worry about. ... logy/40452
DX Jan '10, at 47
Feb - colon resection - 2/17 nodes
April - liver mets - Stage 4
3 months Folfox chemotherapy
August '10 liver resection and HAI pump
7 months chemo FUDR HAI and Folfiri systemic
NED since August 2010
Last treatment April '11
HAI Pump removed Dec '15

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Re: Secondary Cancer and Colorectal Primary

Postby Laurettas » Mon Jul 15, 2013 5:28 pm

Yea, one of the fringe benefits of cancer treatment, for sure. I am beginning to think that the treatment from my husband's Hodgkins at 24 was the reason he got colon cancer. Kind of opposite of what this article is about but I am suspicious. Especially since his cancer was in the transverse colon and very possibly in the field of radiation when they did all of his scans for the Hodgkins. I read that SRC can be caused from radiation soooo......

He lived for another 35 years so I guess the trade off was worth it. Wish they had some followup for people though that could keep track of this sort of thing.
DH 58 4/11 st 4 SRC CC
Lymph, peri, lung
4/11 colon res
5-10/11 FLFX, Av, FLFRI, Erb
11/11 5FU Erb
1/12 PET 2.4 Max act.
1/12 Erb
5/12 CT ext. new mets
5/12 Xlri
7/12 bad CT
8/12 5FU solo
8/12 brain met
9/12 stop tx
11/4/12 finished race,at peace

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