Apr 16, 2004 - 1:15 pm
I have been posting every so often regarding my mother, who was diagnosed in Jan 03 with Stage III, (4 lymph nodes involved), and had a recurrence this March.
Her surgery was on Monday, and the doctor said there were just a few cells at the joint where the operation was. He was very optimistic and said he did not see anything else - he however had to give my mom a permanent colostomy, as he thought this was the best way to try and get rid of everything.
We are keeping our fingers crossed, and were happy to hear that he did not see any spread elsewhere.
Does anyone know if the fact that he had to perform a colosomy is a bad sign?