hospitalized for COVID with stage 3 colorectal cancer
shortness of breath, pain, fever..... he is at the hospital in isolation, no one can enter, I am devastated. my first question have anyone with cancer here survived covid? I am terrified. he is stage 3 colorectal cancer, just completed 1 stage of chemo and going through radiation . I just want to know if there is hope for…
Hi new here & I have colorectal cancer with a rare disease Corticobasal Degeneration.I have many questions but for right now with insomnia wondering which vegetables & produce is easy on the digestive system for others reading this. Lately I have been eating watermelon and then cucumbers no seeds or skin is ok. For some…
Side effect year or two from surgery
Colorectal survival including surgery and chemo. What kind of day to day things should I expect with my body and mind? Cause I think every time I sneeze, I’m dying.
CEA explained, please!
Can someone please give me a very simplistic explanation of CEA levels. My husband had an emergency colonectomy in January and was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer. CEA was 6.7. He started Xelox (1 3-week cycle and not tolerated), and it was 6.6. Then switched to Folfox. After 1 round, CEA was 5.8. Now, just before his…
Update and question (BRAF mutation)
Hello! My son (stage 4, liver Mets, BRAF) had a meeting with oncologist today. I mainly wanted to ask about a possible liver resection. He basically said it will never happen because he has many (small) tumors on both lobes of the liver and because his mutation (BRAF) which is very aggressive, makes surgery not only…
Live support group
Does anyone know if there is a live support group in Tampa Fl? or how to find one?
My surgery is May 3rd and we are trying to figure out the after. We live on 3rd floor apt and have 40 lb pit puppy. I know I can't walk dog but will I be able to get up to our apt?my boyfriend thinks I should stay at my parents immediately after. I really don't want to but open to advice. Any other advice for immediately…
Seeking Advice on Chemotherapy Treatment and Stomach Pain
Hello Everyone, I am writing to seek your valuable advice and insights regarding my brother's current medical situation. We live outside of the United States and have some doubts about the medical staff at the hospital where he is receiving treatment. This is why we are reaching out to you for help. My brother is a…