Jul 16, 2010 - 10:59 am
im looking for others with the problems with bone loss from late term effects of treatments im a 9yr. colonrectal stage 3tc with 2tumors survivor.began at age 30. now 41 and having awful pain within my body from my radiation/chemo. i took 25treatments of radiation-9months of fu-5 chemo.4operations,2 different colostomies/stomas.i have sciatica,osteoporosis,arthritis,scoliosis,degenerative radiculopathy neuropathy pain. im taking gabapentin 900mg daily,tramadol 250mg.daily and i have no vitamin d in my body very low and the bone loss i have is so bad i lost my teeth at age 34 dentist called it deadjaw.at first i couldnt get no-one to tell me that the treatments was causing my problems.well i just took another mri last week my 5th lumbar disc is almostgone and have to take surgery.now i just took mri in 1-2010 and it was getting thinned out but now the radiation has ate up more of the bone mass. in my feet oh my god the pain,cramps,in my wrist fingers anlkes. the bad thing is not knowing what will happen in the next year will i be able to walk at all.all my bones are thinning out so bad and theres nothing to stop it.