Punky44 wrote:Hi! Your post caught my eye because your treatment plan seems identical to my mom’s who also had hers at Mayo.
Will you be getting a temporary ileo?
Who is your surgeon if I may ask?
My mom was told she did not need additional chemo beyond the 8 neoadjuvant cycles of Folfox she received before radiation and surgery.
Punky44 wrote:Oh sorry I missed that it was your husband in your signature. Is his tumor super low? My mom had short course radiation but got the temp ileo and got it reversed about 3 months later.
Marie25 wrote:... Dr. Behm is the surgeon and he said he could attempt the temp ileo but it is likely my husband would have "accidents" since the surgeon has to take some of the sphincter muscles to get clear margins.
Marie25 wrote:Next week short course radiation begins on Thursday. It is ending the following Wednesday and then surgery is Thursday the 30th. We have 1 more meeting with the colorectal surgeon before the surgery. Any suggestions on what to ask him is appreciated...
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