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Archives for December 2021
Diagnosed on 12/1/21 and New Here
Hi, thank you for this board! I'm supposed to start Nigro protocol on 1/10/22 for T3N1M0 squamous cell carcinoma. I like and trust my team, but honestly, starting to feel overwhelmed and afraid, of the unknowns, I guess, of side effects and how to treat or lessen them, and care for myself. I'm hoping to read and pick up…
Enlarged Lymph Node Still Present After Treatment
Hi: I was diagnosed with stage 3 anal cancer that had spread to left inguinal lymph node. The enlarged lymph node seemed to go away while I was receiving my treatment but 1 month post treatment I felt what I believe is a lymph node just below. I had 33 radiation treatments with chemo. Obviously I will speak to my doctor…
Saw my colon surgeon today, everything looked fine he said. No cancer. I'm 3 years out from treatment. Chemo and rad. I started having pain and burning in the anal area where the cancer was about a week ago. Hurts to sit. No pain when I lay down. Pain and burning after bm last all day. Please if anyone else is going…
Pain for hours after bm
Hello, I'm 3 years and 4 months out from treatment. Had my CT scan last month and all clear. For the past week I've been in pain in the anal area for hours after bm. I was doing so well for a while. Not sure why I hurt so bad. I see my colon Dr. on wed. for 6 months check-up. Anyone else have this problem?
long term side effects/Anyone know if my teeth problems could be related to the chemo treatment?
Hello, new member here. I went through treatment 6 years ago. Had 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and mitomycin as well as 35 radiation treatments. I'm now experiencing the long term side effects of each. I've had IBS for 4 years and now have a bad ulcer in my sigmoid colon. Also experiencing tooth decay/loss/periodontal problems…