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by ebv60
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My Wife Passed Away Today
Replies: 29
Views: 5348

My Wife Passed Away Today

After 5 years of battling cancer she can rest in peace ..... she was all set to have a catheter place in the lung this morning, and then doing hospice at home. left her last night good sprints, fully alert setting up in bed carrying on a normal conversation , her breathing was labored she was on O2 ...
by ebv60
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Coming to the end of the journey....
Replies: 12
Views: 2458

Coming to the end of the journey....

After 5 years my wife is coming to the end of her Journey as you can see by her signature information she put a real battle. she has been in the hospital twice in the last two weeks, Feet swelling ,fluid in the lungs , her kidneys functions has drop off the last 7 days the Dr. said I had a meeting w...
by ebv60
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Fluid on the lung???
Replies: 6
Views: 3014

Re: Fluid on the lung???

Thanks 'on all the feedback , it helps greatly I `am a little PISS :evil: at her cancer Doctor, she had all the symptoms of fluid on the lungs PLUS the CT scan show it TOO..at her appointments they never check her O2 level. she told them that have shortness of breath, tired and coughing a lot.. She ...
by ebv60
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:01 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Fluid on the lung???
Replies: 6
Views: 3014

Fluid on the lung???

My wife had 1800ml( 7.5 cups) of fluid drained from her right lung. The Dr that did the procedure said the cancer was the cause for the fluid and may come back

My Question: Has anyone experienced fluid on the lungs and has the fluid came back?? If so how soon?

Thanks
by ebv60
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Feet swelling up??
Replies: 2
Views: 1319

Re: Feet swelling up??

Thanks on the information Missmolly

Update: when to ER about the swelling in the feet, she was admitted..she very low oxygen level ,and the swelling of feet ..drained 1800ml of fluid from her one lung , put her also on Lasix for the feet ..she doing a lot better now
by ebv60
Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Feet swelling up??
Replies: 2
Views: 1319

Feet swelling up??

My wife feet are swelling up ,first time for this in her 5 year battle with cancer. Had an ultra sound done on Friday see if she had blockage in her legs...the ultra sound can back ok . Has anyone else had swelling in the feet???? she has been off chemo for about 5 weeks now but she been a lot of di...
by ebv60
Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Thing are getting worse..Questions???
Replies: 7
Views: 2182

Re: Thing are getting worse..Questions???

Thanks very much everyone on the replies... I `am a planner so helping to know what`s going on does help me cope with the situation some what and I know that some of the information may not be the most accurate . My wife is waiting for a return call from the Dr. to see what is available to her?? I w...
by ebv60
Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Thing are getting worse..Questions???
Replies: 7
Views: 2182

Thing are getting worse..Questions???

Hi Everyone …….Caregiver for my wife, well it`s going on 5 years now for my wife and the Dr. appointment last week did not bring good news again, the cancers continues to grow and he said he doesn’t have again more treatments to offer her. (he is checking with Mayo on Clinical Trials) I don’t post m...
by ebv60
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Lonsurf
Replies: 15
Views: 4247

Re: Lonsurf

Just a little update on my wife .. Lonsurf since Jan '17 ..getting a break for the Lonsurf for at least two weeks. She has lost a lot of weight, diarrhea thing, no appetite and really tired, Doctor order chest X-ray today a more blood test to check CEA..no scan yet, her last one was late Dec '16 .Wa...
by ebv60
Wed May 10, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Lonsurf
Replies: 15
Views: 4247

Re: Lonsurf

I would to add to my wife side effects , she does a lot of coughing now ...did have the coughing the first couple of cycles.. not sure what's up with the coughing ???
Has anyone else had the coughing too???

Jim ..If you could post on your wife`s scan ??? Hoping is a good report for her
by ebv60
Mon May 01, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Lonsurf
Replies: 15
Views: 4247

Re: Lonsurf

Hi ..Caretaker for my wife , she has been Stage 4 now for about 5 years now as you can see by her signature, She started Losurf Jan. of this year. Her CEA is a good marker for her it when down 2 points from 17.3 to 15.0 in March. No CT scan yet while on Lonsurf . She gets tried and not much of an ap...
by ebv60
Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update: some good, some bad news
Replies: 7
Views: 2052

Re: Update: some good, some bad news

As you can see by my wife signature she been through most all the "standard" chemo treatments and had no shrink of the tumors she was on stivarga for about 6 months ,started with 4 pills but that cause high liver count at about 6 weeks in ...had a month off meds then 3pills till the end of...
by ebv60
Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Tanya - how are you?
Replies: 5
Views: 1599

Re: Tanya - how are you?

jhocon: Thanks very much on the feedback! My wife is done with her first cycle, blood test today ..I 'am hope for the best for your husband on his treatment
by ebv60
Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Tanya - how are you?
Replies: 5
Views: 1599

Re: Tanya - how are you?

jhocno ..I don`t have information on Tanya but would like to ask you about the treatment your are with Lonsurf? Hope it is ok with you ? As you can see my wife is on somewhat the same treatment you are (see signature) . Her tumors increased in size 20% while on Stivarge from 6/16 to last scan on 12/...
by ebv60
Mon Nov 07, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any advice appreciated..... please
Replies: 26
Views: 2888

Re: Any advice appreciated..... please

Welcome, a lot of good advise on this site , through out your treatment you are going to get a lot of "paper work "from the Dr. (blood work, scans, reports etc.) Set up some way to file this information , either on the computer or some type of a notebook so as you have it available for you...

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