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    Amber0728 asked a questionColorectal (Colon) Cancer

    how do you prepare for your post chemo scan?

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      Razmataz

      When I do my scans I generally take Lorazapam to help with the anxiety. During the scan I try to think of pleasant memories or places I've been. This helps me not panic. In the past I've been good at knowing when something was off or not. Hang in there. We all go through these feelings

      10 months ago
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      LiveWithCancer

      @Amber0728, did you get your scan results? Prayers that they were clear!!

      10 months ago
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      Amber0728

      I got my results and there is a 3.0 hypodense mass in the left pelvis suspicious for metastatic involvement,, I had a biopsy done yesterday and now I wait for the results

      9 months ago
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    Decision Point (no more Chemo): last year I was diagnosed with colon cancer that spread to the liver and gall bladder earlier this year I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer the chemo and side effects of chemo where aweful and I don't even know how effective it was,, if cancer comes back I am not doing chemo

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    Side Effects (Allergic reaction): I was allergic to the chemo, had to be an inpatient at hospital for infusion

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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    Procedure or Surgery (Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)): partial colectomy of my ascending colon recovery was painful