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exaussie
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kinda nervous

Postby exaussie » Fri May 15, 2015 12:57 pm

With dh having polyps 6 years ago age 47 and this year age 52, 3 daughters 2 in their 20s one in her teens with polyps, and my son deceased at age 26 from cc I am having anxiety for my first colonoscopy next wednesday..
Oh and brother in law 6 years ago had stage 3 cc
DS 26 yrs old diagnosed 6/13 T3N2aM1b
Resection 6/13
6 rounds chemo folfax
12/13 Fissure
hernia surgery 12/13
5 months break
Maintenance chemo 3/14
Crazy growth. Liver failing. Folfox and vectibex 7-29-14
Chemo failure Hospice 8/26
Left us 8/28

KWT
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Re: kinda nervous

Postby KWT » Fri May 15, 2015 1:16 pm

It's understandable, I hope you have nothing to worry about which is probably the case.

Hang tight.

Stanfordmom
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Re: kinda nervous

Postby Stanfordmom » Fri May 15, 2015 1:30 pm

Sending you positive vibes, and swinging chickens for you. Your scope results will be fine!

Sha
DX 4/2/2014 at 44, stage 4, mets liver and ovaries
Mom to 2 boys
Three surgeries, HAI pump and lots of chemo
fighting!

Delinda2
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Location: Washington state

Re: kinda nervous

Postby Delinda2 » Fri May 15, 2015 1:44 pm

Exaussie, will be thinking of you & swinging chickens for sure. Positive you will be fine, no worries, good, dandy, great, all clear. XXOXO, Delinda
63 yrs,wife & mom
4/14 dx colon cancer,3C,9/22 nodes
Lymphatic,venous,&perineural invasion
<1cm margin,poorly differentiated
6/14 colostomy take down
7/14 FOLFOX w/9 Nulasta shots
2/16 dx new primary of sigmoid colon
6/16 surgery-rescection on sigmoid, total hysterectomy, temp ileo, stage 4
"I AM the storm."

DarknessEmbraced
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Location: New Brunswick, Canada

Re: kinda nervous

Postby DarknessEmbraced » Sat May 16, 2015 12:12 pm

Good luck with your colonoscopy! I hope it's clear!*hugs*
Diagnosed 10/28/14, age 36
Colon Resection 11/20/14, LAR (no illeo)
Stage 2a colon cancer, T3NOMO
Lymph-vascular invasion undetermined
0/22 lymph nodes
No chemo, no radiation
Clear Colonoscopy 04/29/15
NED 10/20/15
Ischemic Colitis 01/21/16
NED 11/10/16
CT Scan moved up due to high CEA 08/21/17
NED 09/25/17
NED 12/21/18
Clear colonoscopy 09/23/19
Clear 5 year scans 11/21/19- Considered cured! :)

peanut_8
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Re: kinda nervous

Postby peanut_8 » Sat May 16, 2015 1:18 pm

Swinging chickens seem to have been pretty effective this week. I'll give mine a whirl for you, exaussie. Good luck with the procedure.
female, diagnosed Jan 14, RC stage 2a, age 56
MSS
April 14, 28 chemo/rad with Xeloda
June 14 adjuvant Xeloda 6 rounds
currently NED

jhocno197
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Re: kinda nervous

Postby jhocno197 » Sat May 16, 2015 10:01 pm

I'd be nervous, too! I hope it goes well & you get an 'all-clear.' Let us know how it turns out.
DH - dx Dec 2014, stage IV with bladder & peritoneal involvement - non-resectable
Colostomy
FOLFOX failed
FOLFIRI failed
Tumor actually distending pelvic skin
Not a candidate for last-ditch pelvic exenteration
Stivarga finally begun 2/19/16
Tumor growing/fungating
Lonsurf started 11/18/16
Died 3/10/17

JudeD59
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Re: kinda nervous

Postby JudeD59 » Sat May 16, 2015 10:22 pm

Sending calming thoughts your way and lots of hugs!

Judy
56 yrs old, wife, mother to 4 daughters
RC Stage II T3N0M0 DX April 2, 2015
6 cm. mid-rectum-CEA 121
Xeloda and radiation finished 06/15/15- CEA 242
CEA right before surgery 81
LAR performed 8/12/15 Temporary ileostomy
CEA 10-21-15 1.6
PET scan 11-4-15 All clear
Port installed 11/11/15
Folfox started 11/18/15
Folfox stopped due to bad reaction
Reversal 2/17/16
CEA 2/3/16 1.7
CEA 3/31/16 1.3
CT Scan 4/12/16 All Clear
Port removed 4/21/16
CEA 5/24/17 1.4

Nik Colon

Re: kinda nervous

Postby Nik Colon » Sun May 17, 2015 5:02 am

Hang in there...and many (((hugs)))

rkolo
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Re: kinda nervous

Postby rkolo » Sun May 17, 2015 5:51 am

Best wishes
Dad Stage IV 15/03/14
r heimocolectomy blockage
liver+peri mets
17/06 folfori/cetuximab for 24 weeks
Oct 14, ct partial response, all else clear
Dec 14, chemo break and ct 17/12
Jan 15 folfiri 4 on/2 off x 2
March cancer progression+jaundice
Treatment stopped, near liver failure, pallative f/u
At rest 26/04 angel of heaven


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