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  • Forum Post: Please help... any info will be massively appreciated. Meeting on the 28th with the oncologist.

    Hello. My granddad who is 79 is very very fit and healthy (has only been to hospital once in his entire life - when he was 19 to have his appendix out) was diagnosed with (malignant polypoidal lesion in the caecum) colonic tumour on the 16th Feb 2012. He had a bowel resection where they took the 6cm...
  • Forum Post: Re: AVASTIN Please if anyone has been on it can you let me know how you got on. Ta

    Hi Sue, My husband was diagnosed with Stage4 Colon cancer with Liver/Peritoneum and Lymph Mets in December 2011 and was given a prognosis of 6 months. He had two rounds of Folfox – which caused him to become extremely ill with diarrhea and he experienced extreme weight loss. His then...
  • Forum Post: AVASTIN Please if anyone has been on it can you let me know how you got on. Ta

    hI i am now on 3rd lot of chemo, for advanced bowel cancer, over a 4 year period, if this one doesnt work, basically thats it. So just doing research just in case, had a nice reponse to my requests for info about trials, hav'nt checked them out yet, but I will. Now,, my Oncologist is...
  • Forum Post: HELP advanced bowel cancer in lymph

    I have posted a request for help on a number of tags in Bowel Cancer Section on the site. I;m now on my 3rd round of chemo and if this doesnt work, basically out of options. I have searched different cancer sites for any new treatments, trials , etc but cant seem to find anything that suits me. I...
  • Forum Post: advanced bowel cancer in lymph

    Hi all I have dipped in and out of discussions in various discussions. However not been on for many months and the whole set up has changed, cannot find my old postings, and so many people i remember talking to have not been posting recently. To sum up my story, Diagnosed bowel in 2008, treatment...
  • Forum Post: What screening are other people with HNPCC/Lynch syndrome getting offered?

    Hi, this is my first post! I was diangnosed with bowel cancer in Dec' 07 aged 27. I had surgery folllowed by 12 cycles/6months of chemo. Earlier this year both me and my dad were tested positive to having lynch syndrome. My GP has does not seem to have any knowledge of it! So far I have had;...