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by thephotoguy
Sun May 12, 2024 8:59 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Cetuximab
Replies: 6
Views: 3020

Re: Cetuximab

That’s good she is now on antibiotics . It settles quite quickly . However we have just found out how sun sensitive Cetuximab is . My mum has been off treatment for four months . She sat in the sunshine for half an hour last weekend and is now glowing . Something to be aware of . Take care , Stu Th...
by thephotoguy
Sun May 12, 2024 8:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Old topic sorry. Advice for living w/ ileostomy?
Replies: 12
Views: 501

Re: Old topic sorry. Advice for living w/ ileostomy?

Hello, My mom had an ileostomy placed almost 1.5 years ago due to rectal cancer. She hated it at first but has really gotten used to it. Some tips: -Ask questions to the Wound Care/Ostomy Nurses. They are the best and really know a lot and can answer a lot of your questions. Much more helpful than ...
by thephotoguy
Thu May 09, 2024 1:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Old topic sorry. Advice for living w/ ileostomy?
Replies: 12
Views: 501

Re: Old topic sorry. Advice for living w/ ileostomy?

Hello, My mom had an ileostomy placed almost 1.5 years ago due to rectal cancer. She hated it at first but has really gotten used to it. Some tips: -Ask questions to the Wound Care/Ostomy Nurses. They are the best and really know a lot and can answer a lot of your questions. Much more helpful than t...
by thephotoguy
Thu Apr 04, 2024 10:19 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Cetuximab
Replies: 6
Views: 3020

Re: Cetuximab

Hello, I appreciate the responses. She is MS-Stable, KRAS Amplification, & NRAS Wildtype. So far she has been doing okay since the treatment. The rash started to show up 5 days after the first treatment. She has been using Aquaphor but her doctor prescribed her an antibiotic as it was starting t...
by thephotoguy
Mon Mar 25, 2024 12:55 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Cetuximab
Replies: 6
Views: 3020

Cetuximab

A family member has been dealing with rectal cancer since Spring 2022. Recently they had a recurrence of the liver tumor but on the other side with two small spots on one of the lungs. She has previously been on 5Fu, Oxaliplatin, and leucovorin with "good" results. She has had a rectal res...

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