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by JLD13
Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Brother with hx of colorectal cancer now has Mets to bladder
Replies: 11
Views: 2947

Re: Brother with hx of colorectal cancer now has Mets to bladder

Sorry I haven’t been on in a little while. So first the plan was just to do a cystoscopy and remove what they saw and follow up every 2 months with scans/ further cystoscopies but unfortunately he had scans done 6 weeks after the cystoscopy and it looks like it’s growing again in the same spot. Sinc...
by JLD13
Thu Oct 15, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Brother with hx of colorectal cancer now has Mets to bladder
Replies: 11
Views: 2947

Re: Brother with hx of colorectal cancer now has Mets to bladder

They are calling it a Mets to bladder. The biopsy report came back saying it’s from the colon. I’ve heard that’s an uncommon site to have a mets to. Tomorrow is the appt with the urologist so we’ll see what he has to say. I know he’s really hoping he just doesn’t need his whole bladder removed but i...
by JLD13
Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Eight years and counting ...
Replies: 12
Views: 1679

Re: Eight years and counting ...

Congrats!! That’s amazing! Love reading those kind of posts! Wishing you continued health!
by JLD13
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Brother with hx of colorectal cancer now has Mets to bladder
Replies: 11
Views: 2947

Re: Brother with hx of colorectal cancer now has Mets to bladder

Thanks for the reply. You’re right. The waiting is the worst part. I just wish the urologist would have called him in the first place to discuss the results. Not crazy about this urologist so far but apparently he’s one of the top ones around. Ahh we will see. My brother just got married in sept and...
by JLD13
Fri Oct 09, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Brother with hx of colorectal cancer now has Mets to bladder
Replies: 11
Views: 2947

Brother with hx of colorectal cancer now has Mets to bladder

Hello all! I haven’t been here in a while but I remembered how amazing you all were and what a great place this is for information and support. So my brother has a history of colorectal Cancer. He’s now 40 years old. Forgive me if my timeline is off or if this is a little all over the place but he w...
by JLD13
Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surgery coming soon for brother
Replies: 3
Views: 831

Re: Surgery coming soon for brother

Thank you for the replies and for the info! It is very much appreciated! My brother scheduled the appointment for the hospital in NY so we'll see what they say. Glad I found this forum. I also found the ostomy forum. I've shared what I found with my brother. Hopefully he'll be ready to join soon as ...
by JLD13
Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surgery coming soon for brother
Replies: 3
Views: 831

Surgery coming soon for brother

Hello everyone! Im new to this site but think it's a great way to get info and support each other. My brother is 36 years old and was diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer and told he will need a permanent colostomy. Surgery is scheduled for March 2nd. He was told the tumor is invading a part of the ...

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