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by JJH
Sat Dec 04, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CAP CT scan results
Replies: 14
Views: 522

Systemic inflammation biomarkers

... I give up on the high CEA. Will continue ADAPT+++. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/instance/6073730/bin/ijms-19-01867-g002.jpg According to one of the many studies of systemic inflammation in colorectal cancer, there are three markers that are particularly linked to high levels of CEA...
by JJH
Sat Dec 04, 2021 2:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CAP CT scan results
Replies: 14
Views: 522

ADAPT+++

ADAPT & + High dose IVC twice a week + NDs for immune health/cancer pathway blocking/bloodwork/overall wellness holistic + Surgeon and Integrative onc for scans and rx's Thank you for providing a definition of ADAPT+++ Is this how you are defining the standard ADAPT protocol for colorectal canc...
by JJH
Fri Dec 03, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CAP CT scan results
Replies: 14
Views: 522

Re: CAP CT scan results

Question: What does the "+++" mean in the Adapt+++ protocol, and how does the Adapt+++ protocol differ from the simple Adapt protocol?

Thank you.
by JJH
Fri Dec 03, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.
Replies: 49
Views: 4272

Re: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.

... PT had not arrived by the time I left at night, so walking I think should be on the agenda for today... Another point: When your wife sees the physical therapist this week she could ask about clinics nearby that do pelvic floor muscle rehabilitation. This is something that your wife will eventu...
by JJH
Thu Dec 02, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.
Replies: 49
Views: 4272

Re: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.

...It was a long wait and continued prayer... prayers for everyone. If your wife is interested in prayers and meditation, you might want to let her know about a 25-day devotional for the Christmas season. This book was written by a long-time Colon Club member and officer, and it is especially targe...
by JJH
Thu Dec 02, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.
Replies: 49
Views: 4272

Re: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.

... As expected, a temporary ileostomy was required. ... Her catheter was also removed, so she will be encouraged to go to her bathroom when she needs to .... Thanks for the update. One more thing while I'm thinking about it: Although your wife's colon will be off-line for the next six weeks or so ...
by JJH
Wed Dec 01, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.
Replies: 49
Views: 4272

Re: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.

How is your wife's post-surgery recovery going now?
by JJH
Mon Nov 29, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Natera Empower Hereditary Cancer Test
Replies: 5
Views: 336

Re: Natera Empower Hereditary Cancer Test

Hi. I recently had a surveillance follow up colonoscopy, after having colon cancer in 2014. The gastroenterologist recommended the Natera Empower™ Heriditary Cancer Test. https://www.natera.com/oncology/empower-hereditary-cancer-test/ As I understand, this test does not involve the original tumor c...
by JJH
Tue Nov 23, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.
Replies: 49
Views: 4272

Hospital tips

... Any tips for me to help my wife for what is ahead is always appreciated... 1~~ Private room - Request a private room, with a private toilet/shower. This is much better than being assigned to a general ward with shared facilities. 2~~ Amenity kit - Prepare a personal effects "amenity kit&qu...
by JJH
Mon Nov 22, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.
Replies: 49
Views: 4272

Re: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.

Nycomomohead wrote:My wife and I have decided on to go with the original surgeon...

My wife's surgery is about 1 week out.

Any tips for me to help my wife for what is ahead is always appreciated.

Do you have a confirmed date for the surgery?
by JJH
Sun Nov 21, 2021 6:18 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.
Replies: 49
Views: 4272

O/T: PSA test

... This has also given me a wakeup call on my health, and I have scheduled a Urologist appointment to check my prostate... ... Male patients above a certain age should be sure to have a Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) prostate test annually to check on two things: (1) if the PSA value has gone out...
by JJH
Sun Nov 21, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.
Replies: 49
Views: 4272

Re: New here, my spouse colonscopy likely. Scared.

... Any tips for me to help my wife for what is ahead is always appreciated... In preparation for the up-coming LAR surgery, I think it would be a good idea to do some advance research on ostomy support, under the assumption that a temporary ileostomy might be required. There are several things you...
by JJH
Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: stage 4 with extensive lymph nodes involvement
Replies: 26
Views: 4536

Re: Comprehensive genomic testing (DNA, RNA, etc.)

.. an option on our Tempus report.. At Tempus, we offer comprehensive genomic testing (DNA, RNA, etc). These next-generation sequencing tests can be performed to identify specific alterations that may drive the behavior of your cancer. This information may help your physician optimize a course of t...
by JJH
Fri Nov 19, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Very scared due to symptoms
Replies: 3
Views: 581

Re: Very scared due to symptoms

... I have not yet had a colonoscopy, but feel sure I will have one very soon. I feel like all of this lines up perfectly with cancer and I am scared. If anyone has any words of advice, support or information, that would be very helpful at this time. Thank you in advance Welcome to the forum. I'm s...
by JJH
Fri Nov 19, 2021 5:47 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: mucinous adenocarcenoma
Replies: 11
Views: 1778

Re: mucinous adenocarcinoma

Julia123 wrote:who is there with the same diagnosis? very scary

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