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Why not just do a colonoscopy
If a child has stomach issues for several years why make them go thru all the unnessary tests that don't tell...More
Posted by An_252066
Colon Cancer Caretaker
My husband passed away 3 years ago from Stage 4 metatstatic colon cancer. We endured the 3 long years of Xeloda...More
Posted by Laxsmi
mom
We were just told my mom has 2nd stage colon cancer they also found small spots on her lung I need someone...More
Posted by crystal1966
precancerous
I just had m 2nd colonoscopy and had 2 precancerous polyms the first one also precancerous does this mean I...More
Posted by mmunnich
Metastatic colon cancer to the liver
I was diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer in late 2011. Went through six weeks of chemo and radiation...More
Posted by CaBikerider
Living On IV
Can You Live More Than Two Months On IV That Has Nutrients In It?
Posted by nmoore1982
Pain near belly button
I have been having pain next to my belly button (right side of my abdomin). The pain is mild. But...More
Posted by questionguy1111
trying 2 regain my health!
I have been having a problem with binge drinking for a while and have decided to stop and get my life back on...More
Posted by An_251677
Colonoscopy
I hate the thought of having this procedure done, because of all the stuff you have to clean yourself out...More
Posted by Anon_182278
Two colorectal cancer questions
From the onset of colorectal cancer to its very late stages, how many years does it usually take? Also, can...More
Posted by Anon_182278
CEA levels low but pet-scan shows something.
Sshows a light up near coxis ( have a colostomy bag ) since cea levels aare low the oncologist do not know what...More
Posted by 46Hope
colon restraction
this february my husband had half of his colon removed. since then he has not been interested in having sex...More
Posted by jeandowney
Coping with post surgery life and challenges
I had a total colectomy 3 years ago, Since my surgery my life has changed, always needing to be concerned where...More
Posted by Bakny
COLON CANCER SPREAD TO LUNGS
MY HUSBAND IS 71YRS OLD(APR. 29) HE HAS HAD COLON CANCER DIAGNOSED IN MARCH 2011 AND SURGERY ON MAR. 17, 20011...More
Posted by MERRYJD
COLON CANCER SPREAD TO LUNGS
MY HUSBAND IS 71YRS OLD(APR. 29) HE HAS HAD COLON CANCER DIAGNOSED IN MARCH 2011 AND SURGERY ON MAR. 17, 20011...More
Posted by MERRYJD
Just Found Out I Have Colon Cancer
I am scared but trying to be up beat. Removing 1 1/2 feet of my colon on April 12tth. They told me that I...More
Posted by An_251053
surgery or not?
I am a 73 year old male in bad health. Back problems, will not do surgery do to health problems, COPD ,...More
Posted by An_251050

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Ostomy Support
There is an organization that lists ostomy support groups by state. UOAA United Ostomy Associations of America. ...More
Posted by emcam
URGENT - Hospice patient - please help regarding i...
My FIL has late stage Alzheimer's is on hospice and has lived here in our home with my wife and family for...More
Posted by An_250735
resection surgery
IS IT OK FOR A SURGEON TO USE STAPELS INSTEAD OF SUTURES WHEN COMPLETING COLON/BOWEL RESECTIONING I AM TOLD...More
Posted by jackturtle1
Catheter and Sexual problem after Colon Removal.
I had my colon removed because of cancer 5 months ago, i did not have to do Chemo or radiation, but i still...More
Posted by An_250431

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Colon Removal ,and the side effects
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Any advice would be appreciated
I finished cancer treatments in June 12 with my reversal in Oct. My CEA was 1.9 and now 3 months later it's...More
Posted by An_249948
Colon Cancer
I just had my surgery to remove a huge cancer mass in my lower colon a week ago.I just got out out of...More
Posted by candyapple0307
worried !
Hello , here is with i have been dealing with , awhile back ago i had really painfull poop with that came...More
Posted by wishing101
Hubby diagnosed with Rectal Ca
My hubby was just diagnosed with a 2.5 cm rectal ca. on Dec 4th. We have seen the surgeon, radiation and...More
Posted by Magsjeanea
Colon polyps
I had 4 precancerous polyps removed about a year and half ago...since then i have become anemic so they...More
Posted by lcrandle
Irregular Bowel Movement Low left Back Pain
I have had irregular bowel movements for four weeks. Variety of stool (pencil, chunks, soft). No diarrhea or...More
Posted by metroguy
Breath Test May Detect Colon Cancer
In Italy, researchers were able to identify patients with colorectal cancer with an accuracy of...More

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