• Azbelle
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Color...
    about 5 years ago
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    keep my oncologist, who has now joined the ranks of "im not getting in the middle of this" club

    Decision Point

    so many things you might expect of your oncologist... however, i really dont think that "pain med decision" being an issue one of th...

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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 5 years ago
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    Argued with doctor

    Decision Point

    Argued until doctor did digital exam and felt the huge tumor I'd been feeling in there since May 2015

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  1. over 5 years ago
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    I have been doing chemo for 6 years I'm tired when will I say enough is enough when my grown children and husband wants me to fight

    Decision Point

    Out of the 6 years I was only in remission for 18 months . I'm tired I've been doing chemo every year .

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    • hacker
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Whether or not do maintenance chemo

    Decision Point

    Tumor eradicated during surgery. No lymph node activity except pet scan saw possible enlargement of a "few". Do I risk chemo conta...

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    • rivlinj
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Go on or go off?

    Decision Point

    I was diagnosed in late March 2015 with stage IV Colorectal Cancer with a single, non-obstructing tumor in my upper colon with an in...

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    • donjjuan
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Trying to find an intigrated cancer clinic

    Decision Point

    I've been offered chemotherapy by my oncologist. I've had it before and would do it again but it isn't a cure and it really took a ...

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    • RebeccaW
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Natural Remedies?

    Decision Point

    In November 2015, Mark tried an herbal remedy called Hoxsey. After a month his liver tumor markers increased drastically and we had ...

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    • Chistian
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Although still functional, (I don't look sick),now in palliative care. Need to find warm ocean area to transfer too.

    Decision Point

    "New" tumor growth in liver now. From 2 to 10 centimeters in 3 months. More chemo, lesser doses, to try and buy time. More CBD's. Ho...

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    • scasey
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    decided last March 16, 2015 was my last chemo treatment. That was my 6th treatment . They wanted me to do 12. the medical bills kept mounting up and I decided I had to stop. Still owe a grip of money out.

    Decision Point

    The Onc doctor told me that once I had my port removed, I could no longer contact him for anything. He was through with me, ? Then I...

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    • JulieBair
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    almost 6 years ago
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    to continue palliative chemotherapy or.....not.

    Decision Point

    My husband has been having palliative chemo for 18 months for Stage 4 colon cancer. His cancerous tumors had metastasized to virtua...

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    • rollaway
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 6 years ago
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    I have a recurrence and I am not sure what to do next.

    Decision Point

    My lymph nodes around the abdomen are growing.

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    • SCaudle
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    over 6 years ago
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    Decided on Chemo

    Decision Point

    Decided to do Chemo after all. The oral was out of the question, it was too costly and I couldn't afford it out of pocket. I was a...

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