wyquan's Journey with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 9 years ago, Female, Age: 73

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    • wyquan
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have stage 4 of colorectal cancer. My doctor told me my cancer was inoperable. I have been receiving chemotherapy at my doctor's office since June 30, 2011. I go every 2 weeks. My CEA levels were 8,000+ at the time of diagnosis in early May. Since then, my CEA levels have gradually decreased but they are still high. I do not like my doctor. I feel like he does not take the time to answer my questions thoroughly. I regret not doing more research and finding the best doctor before starting my treatment. Now, i have to wait until my treatment ends to do another CT scan so i can make an appt with Sloan-Kettering. I hope the doctors there can improve my situation.

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