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by O Stoma Mia
Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Tubulovillous adenoma and LAR
Replies: 2
Views: 701

Re: Tubulovillous adenoma and LAR

Here is a link to an old post that you can read before your second-opinion meeting this week. it has some information on tubulovillous adenomas https://coloncancersupport.colonclub.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=60733&p=480975#p480975 Here are some other old threads in the villous / tubulovillous a...
by O Stoma Mia
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED
Replies: 22
Views: 2739

Re: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED

... Also an update - mom is starting chemo radiation on Tuesday. Best wishes for a good start on chemo/radiation this week. And try to do something special for your Mom on Thursday . Let us know how the first week goes. There are a lot of folks here who have been through neo-adjuvant chemo/radiatio...
by O Stoma Mia
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED
Replies: 22
Views: 2739

Signet Ring Cell threads

... I will surely get in touch with people who have had to deal with SRC... One way to find people who have had to deal with SRC is to look at some of the past Signet Ring Cell threads on this forum and see who started each thread. Some of those members are still around and are active on this forum...
by O Stoma Mia
Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Folfox protocols
Replies: 9
Views: 1743

Re: Folfox protocols

texmexflute wrote:... I'm also a musician - flutist - and didn't want to impact that. But of course, now it's all about staying alive so I'm gonna do what it takes! ...

https://coloncancersupport.colonclub.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=34534&p=239477#p239477
by O Stoma Mia
Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED
Replies: 22
Views: 2739

Re: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED

friendship - I notice that you have been spending a lot of time on the board recently in the "Reading Topics" mode. Are you finding all of the topics that you are looking for? Let us know if you need any help. Now that you have geen promoted to Registered User status you should be able to...
by O Stoma Mia
Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need a link to friend to join ColonClub
Replies: 4
Views: 705

Re: Need a link to friend to join ColonClub

Here is a link to the Registration page for Colon Club. Is this what you are looking for? https://coloncancersupport.colonclub.com/ucp.php?mode=register To register, you first have to agree to the Terms of Service, then all you need is a valid username, a valid e-mail address, a valid password, your...
by O Stoma Mia
Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED
Replies: 22
Views: 2739

Radiation + Xeloda side effects during chemo/rad

Here is a link to some information on managing side effects while on chemo/ radiation. It is important to keep side effects under control in order to avoid possible suspension or termination of the 6-weeks of treatment. Radiation + Xeloda (capecitabine) side effects http://coloncancersupport.coloncl...
by O Stoma Mia
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED
Replies: 22
Views: 2739

Re: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED

...She is also told to be stage 3. Does staging happen before surgery? Normally they do staging before surgery, where the "T", "N" and "M" components of the TNM staging system are assessed through various imaging procedures. The final staging is done after surgery, and...
by O Stoma Mia
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Book Group
Replies: 10
Views: 2246

Điệp Lý Thành (AKA Julie Yip-Williams)

... Hi. Can you point me to her blog (if it’s still active)? She was on this forum? I just read the fantastic review of her book in the NYT. I look forward to reading it. Yes, she was active on this forum under username Julie YW Here is a chronological list of links to her blog posts https://colonc...
by O Stoma Mia
Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED
Replies: 22
Views: 2739

Re: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED

... I have a question about the wait time between the chemo radiation and surgery. Our oncologist said that the chemo radiation would be for 6 weeks and then a 6 week break, then surgery. I am so worried - what if the cancer spreads in those 6 weeks of break. She is starting chemo radiation on Mond...
by O Stoma Mia
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED
Replies: 22
Views: 2739

Re: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED

... Our oncologist is getting her started on chemo radiation for 6 weeks starting next week. Any kind of input is really appreciated. For chemo radiation, it is important to follow the instructions closely. There are two areas that I think should be mentioned especially. ⋅  Hydration - It...
by O Stoma Mia
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED
Replies: 22
Views: 2739

Re: Mom diagnosed with rectal cancer - Adenocarcinoma with signet cells - SCARED

Here is a draft of your signature, showing the data known to date. Some items are missing and need to be specified later, when known. Eventually you should create a proper signature in your profile so that other members here can see your mother's situation at a glance. Caregiver to Mom/ F, xx years ...

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