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Reply: desperately seeking some advice
"does incomplete evacuation from the anus/rectum sound like a big enough deal to get very worried about?" ...More
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How Does One Cope & Is This An Unusual Kind of Col...
My husband has been told by his oncologist that he has colon cancer. Although it has not spread to any organs:...More
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Colon cancer
Hi My husband was just diagnosed with colon cancer. The cancer is fairly close to the bottom. The surgeon...More
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Reply: Bicycling after Colorectal cancer surgery
I have been wondering the same. I had my anal rectal complex removed 31/10/2013. I still bleed from the...More
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Reply: colon cancer
Hi Veasna, How did your meeting with your oncologist go? I hope that you got some good news. Been thinking...More
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Reply: Long term pain after surgery
So glad to hear that everything went well with your colonoscopy and that you have such a positive attitude....More
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Reply: My son has just been diagnosed with colon cancer
Initial chemo and radiation are over. He and his fiancee just spent a wonderful two weeks in Washington D.C....More
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Reply: Lump under the skin in my buttcrack?
Hi Did you ever find out what the lump was ??? I have the same thing. It is under the skin and sounds like in...More
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Can a Bowel Blockage be detected through Colonosco...
This is so embarrassing. I'm a 67 year old woman and have been having a lot of bowel problems. I'm scheduled...More
Posted by wyldwytch
Unable to pee after rectal cancer surgery.
Its been 10 monsafter my rectal surgery already and still cant pee on my own have to catheter my self 5-8x a...More
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Welcome my husband has just been diagnosed with colon cancer. Although it has not spread anywhere and is found...More
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Reply: Colon Cancer - plural caking
This may help.. http://www.wisegeekhealth.com/what-is-omental-cake.htm GailMore
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colon cancer why is it stage 4 when it hasn't spread to any organs or lymph nodes or bones - it is just inoperable - and what is plural caking in colon cancer?
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Reply: it worked for me!
What particular foods did u eat maam? My husband was recently diagnosed and just had surgery. We are praying...More
Posted by poibasch
Colon cancer treatment and survival
My husband has been seeking medical help for three months already and it was only recently discovered that he...More
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bidet
My father is having a difficult time leaving the house. Can you suggest and portable bidet we can take...More
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Reply: newly diagnosed and scared
I was diagnosed March 23rd of this year. Have had endoscopic ultrasound, cat scan, pet scan, and a liver biopsy....More
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Is this colon cancer?
In November I began having constipation problems, as well as thin stools. During the preceding two or such...More
Posted by tml1991
Really weak
I had surgery almost 12 weeks ago and I am surprised at how week I still am. I went from running 5 miles to...More
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Reply: Incontinence
I have gone through stage three colorectal cancer and have been cancer free for five years. After having...More
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Reply: fiancee just started chemo
Hi Sherri, Here are some tips for coping with chemo nausea that you might want to have your fiance try....More
Posted by atti_editor
Preventative Colonoscopy
Nearly four years ago, just as I was turning 50, I had my first colonoscopy. Two polyps were taken out of my...More
Posted by An_255500
Pre-Cancerous Polyp
I am a 28 year old female with a strong family history of polyps and colon cancer. I had experienced some...More
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Reply: Having colonoscopy due to cancer symptoms
How did everything go? I hope that your results good.
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Exclusive: Obama on Antibiotic Resistance
Each year, 2 million people get sick and 23,000 die in the U.S. because the antibiotics we have don't work....More
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Ovarian Cancer on the colon?
My mother's doctor just found ovarian cancer cells in a growth removed from her colon during surgery to remove...More
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Reply: Chemo Brain
I hope that you are doing well now! While I don't have any personal experience with chemo brain, our cancer...More
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Reply: Abdominal distention
I have to submit myself to the use of colon cleanser daily too. The inability to go to the bathroom is the...More
Posted by teresa2015
Vegetarian Diet May Lower Colon Cancer Risk
"A vegetarian diet might cut your risk of colorectal cancer by 20 percent, a new study finds. For...More
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Reply: After the fact
I had mine removed and it does looksimular to doll. You still have the muscles that seem to be functional, but,...More
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Reply: possible colon cancer?
I had a colonoschopy,in June 2012 and was clear and May 2014 had developed Rectal cancer. Had surgery Oct. 2014...More
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