National CRC Awareness Month 2019 - Message from the White House

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O Stoma Mia
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National CRC Awareness Month 2019 - Message from the White House

Postby O Stoma Mia » Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:36 am

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Re: National CRC Awareness Month - Message from the White House

Postby jep » Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:01 pm

Thank you for sharing this...I didn't realize that March is CRC Awareness Month...
-jep
Wife of DH (47) Stage IV CC on 5/16/17
T Loc: recto-sigmoid
T type: Adenocarcinoma
T size: 7.4 cm
T grade: G3
TNM code: T3N2M1
Pos LNs: 8 out of 20
Baseline CEA value: .9
LVI: present
Perineural invasion: present
LAR margins: clear (w/in microns)
Folfox (8/17-1/18)
Scope 6/18 - CLEAR! - 2 polyps removed
PET 10/17/18: 3 pos LNs
Irinotecan + Vectobix (started in 11/18)
CEA: 1.7 (2/19)
Xeloda + radiation (May 2019)

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Re: National CRC Awareness Month - Message from the White House

Postby Caat55 » Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:24 am

The cancer center at the local hospital has "Colon Bowling" at the bowling alley in nearby casino to raise money for ColoRectal Cancer patients and raise awareness.
S
55 y.o. Female
Dx 9/26/17 RC Stage 3
Completed 33 rad. tx, xeolda 12/8/17
MRI and PET 1/18 sign. regression
Surgery 1/31/18 Ileostomy, clean margins, no lymph node involved
Port 3/1/2018
Oxaliplatin and Xeloda start 3/22/18
Last Oxaliplatin 7/5/18, 5 rounds
CT NED 9/2018
PET NED 12/18
Clear Colonoscopy 2/19

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CRC Awareness Month -- Social MediaToolkit

Postby O Stoma Mia » Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:14 pm

For persons interested in using social media for spreading the word about colorectal cancer, here is a useful toolkit:

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Social MediaToolkit
https://smhs.gwu.edu/cancercontroltap/sites/cancercontroltap/files/Colorectal_SocMediaToolkit%202018%20FINAL.pdf

You can also make your own flyers or media presentation by using the software on this website:

http://www.miyoworks.org/login/auth

Here are some examples for various types of cancer:
http://www.miyoworks.org/product/bulletinBoard?offset=0&max=12


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