DIAGNOSED 4/2000 WITH PROBABLE STAGE THREE VIA COLONOSCOPY. UNDERWENT CHEMO/RADIATION BEGINNING THAT JUNE FOR 28 DAYS. HAD RESECTION SURGERY 8/2000. TUMOR HAD 100% RESPONSE BUT 3 OF 8 LYMPH NODES POSITIVE AFTER SURGERY.HAVE TEMPORARY ILEOSTOMY. BACK ON CHEMO THREE WEEKS AFTER SURGERY(CPT-11) FOR SIX MONTHS, JUST COMPLETED.…
living with a colostomy
I've had a sigmoid colostomy since my colorectal cancer surgery 5 years ago. I irrigate every day. Tried going to ostomy meetings but there is no one there my age. I was 46 when diagnosed. Anybody out there?
Colostomy and Weakness
Hello! A year ago my father was diagnosed with colon cancer. The surgery resulted in taking out a large portion of his colon and rerouting the remaining colon to his side, resulting in a permanent colostomy. Since then he has gone through chemo and radiation. His treatments are now over; however, he is so weak and has a…
I stere no one who cares to talk on here?
March is Colorectal Cancer Month
Hi Everyone, Just I reminder that March is Colorectal Cancer Month. For all who are fighting or have fought this cancer, let others know how important it is to get checked. Wishing all of you the best. Steve Johnson - 8 months in remission from rectal cancer