My father was recently diagnosed with colon cancer (2 days ago) and I'm scared of what his survival rate might be. My father was experiencing the symptoms for 9-10 months before he actually went to the doctor. When the doctor did inform my father that he did have colon cancer, he also mentioned that he found a tumor. My father has an appointment on Sun. for a CT scan. The doctor advised my father that if the cancer hasn't spread then they can begin treatment. If it has spread then there is nothing they can really do. I'm scared of what the results might be. I'm trying to keep positive and hopeful but knowing that my father waited so long to see the doctor, I'm not sure of what his chances might be to fight this. I have cried everyday since I found out and it's killing me inside. Does anybody know somebody that has gone through a similar situation in waiting to seek treatment?View Thread
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