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by O Stoma Mia
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Oncology and chemo business as a monopoly on treatment
Replies: 25
Views: 2556

Re: Oncology and chemo business as a monopoly on treatment

The Senator liked the proposal and is agreeable to sponsoring. He is sending the proposal to Legislative Services to be drafted and they will be in touch with me to craft it. I will need Ohio Buckeye Help from locals on the colon club board. He was curious who would oppose it as every piece of legi...
by O Stoma Mia
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mop up chemo experiences
Replies: 219
Views: 71655

Re: Mop up chemo experiences

Caat55 wrote:Reversal on Thursday. Heading down to Stanford tomorrow, scheduled for 7 am surgery butt that can change. The waiting and wondering is tough, but the whole process sucks. Susan

Good luck on your reversal on Thursday, and best wishes for a speedy recovery!
by O Stoma Mia
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Dexamethasone
Replies: 24
Views: 2632

Re: Dexamethasone

Nate - Would you be able to take the time to create a signature? I think it would help in eliciting informed replies to your posts. Thank you. .. If you are looking for support that would be specific to your situation, I think it would help if you could create a Signature to show the basics of the d...
by O Stoma Mia
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone doing xelox and xeloda. Please help
Replies: 59
Views: 10873

Re: Anyone doing xelox and xeloda. Please help

... I will take the effort to check in with the doctor's blood test reasons and systemic inflammation. ... Top 5 Blood Tests For Inflammation https://drjockers.com/top-5-blood-tests-inflammation/ Just a reminder ... and then a suggestion -- ⋅  Reminder At some point in time before your XE...
by O Stoma Mia
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Oncology and chemo business as a monopoly on treatment
Replies: 25
Views: 2556

Re: Oncology and chemo business as a monopoly on treatment

.. I got in. Appt with my Senator on April 16 for a 1/2 hour proposal.....after my onc appt in the morning-- Irony. B Good! I'm happy to hear that you got an appointment. Have you decided what to focus on during your half-hour appointment? Do you have an actual proposal to present? Thank you. I wil...
by O Stoma Mia
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal Cancer: Habr-Gama Watch and Wait Strategy to Avoid Surgery
Replies: 413
Views: 129729

Re: Rectal Cancer: Habr-Gama Watch and Wait Strategy to Avoid Surgery

Just went for my first Xelox cycle today and apart from an aching left arm which can't seem to grip onto anything without causing pain, I am feeling better than I thought... Jolene - I was wondering what kind of follow-up/surveillance protocol you are under while you are on Xelox. I'm not familiar ...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Preparing a facts & to-do-list for "newcomers"?
Replies: 35
Views: 5094

Re: Preparing a facts & to-do-list for "newcomers"?

What I've noticed is that some newcomers here are not very familiar with the full range of options available to them on this Forum. Once a newcomer has registered here, he/she will have their own User Control Panel (UCP) where they can customize many features. These features are available each time ...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone doing xelox and xeloda. Please help
Replies: 59
Views: 10873

Re: Anyone doing xelox and xeloda. Please help

5th day into my first cycle of Xelox and it hasn't been as bad as I imagined it to be. ... The only thing that's bothering me is the heat of my body ! Anyone experienced that ? Yes, the night sweats were a big problem for me. In the morning my sheets and pillow cases were usually all soaked and I h...
by O Stoma Mia
Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Preparing a facts & to-do-list for "newcomers"?
Replies: 35
Views: 5094

Re: Preparing a facts & to-do-list for "newcomers"?

Sometimes newcomers are confused about the differences between genetic testing and genomic testing . This distinction is an important one, especially for those diagnosed with advanced CRC, where it will be essential to do genomic testing on the tumor to help determine the best second-line regimens t...
by O Stoma Mia
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone doing xelox and xeloda. Please help
Replies: 59
Views: 10873

Re: Anyone doing xelox and xeloda. Please help

... They started me off with [an IV connection] to the back of my hand and seems to work okay for me. Why do you think switching arm might be a good idea mid-way ? I am right-handed and didn't think it would be ideal to have an achy prickly main arm that does most of the everyday mundane stuff ! I ...
by O Stoma Mia
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal Cancer: Habr-Gama Watch and Wait Strategy to Avoid Surgery
Replies: 413
Views: 129729

Re: Rectal Cancer: Habr-Gama Watch and Wait Strategy to Avoid Surgery

... I won't be bombarding this thread with Xelox effects and have posted the details in another thread if anyone is interested in responding or reading ! https://coloncancersupport.colonclub.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=59315&p=490994#p490994 Jolene - Thank you for posting your Xelox effects on ...
by O Stoma Mia
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone doing xelox and xeloda. Please help
Replies: 59
Views: 10873

Re: Anyone doing xelox and xeloda. Please help

Jolene - Good luck on your first chemo session today. I hope that it goes well and that they can answer all of your questions. If your doctor orders a blood test prior to starting each chemo cycle, you could ask what is being tested, and why. You could also ask about the possibility of testing for s...
by O Stoma Mia
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Preparing a facts & to-do-list for "newcomers"?
Replies: 35
Views: 5094

Re: Preparing a facts & to-do-list for "newcomers"? wet wipes

WARNING: Some newcomers may not realize that the so-called "flushable wet wipes" are not really flushable: http://coloncancersupport.colonclub.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=43946&p=314621#p314621 In addition, wet wipes are not the best thing to use, especially on tender, irradiated skin,...

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