I’m 52 year old man, had some bleeding recently and since my physical was coming up, I mentioned it to my GP.
Quickly from there went to get a flex sigmoidoscopy with biopsy. The a CT.
Mass is 30mm biopsy came back with Invasive ADENOCARCINOMA, poorly differentiated with signet ring cell features.
Low attenuating lesion with surrounding wall enhancement seen along the lower rectum extending to
the edge of the rectoanal junction along the anterior right wall with slight fat stranding and edema along the fat plane separation with the
overlying prostate, series 10 image 36 series 6 image 563 series 11 image 37 No definitive prostate invasion. No evidence of obturator or
This was 4/28/2021. I have oncologist appt Monday morning, and am trying to get a surgeon lined up for what follows.
This started fast and is moving faster. I feel shooting pain in my armpit, groin area. Feels like it’s going really fast.
I have no idea what stage or designation this is, I imagine it will be determine from MRIs and the surgery. The main thing on my mind is that I need the surgery immediately to stop or at least remove the source. Having read non-stop on this type of cancer, some studies recommended a round of RT to try to shrink it before surgery. I am not sure I have the luxury of time.
Anyway, thanks for setting this board and all that share their most private experiences with this disease. I saw Becky-Hs post, you are my hero
Good luck to us all.