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UnsureGuy

791d

I am a cancer survivor in lower rectal cancer looking for the same type of people to share their experiences.

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    • UnsureGuy

      674d

      Try to keep your energy if you are on chemo plus radiation. Drink a good amounts of fluids and yes keep your body moving… eat a lot of protein as cancer waste the body with protein, plus you want to keep your energy too.

    • UnsureGuy

      674d

      Try to keep your energy if you are on chemo plus radiation. Drink a good amounts of fluids and yes keep your body moving… eat a lot of protein as cancer waste the body with protein, plus you want to keep your energy too.

    • Auntnunua

      720d

      I have stage 2 colon cancer and I had the surgery and I will be starting chemo on the 19th I will be doing the pills and iv.

      • DukeandIsa2

        706d

        @Auntnunua Even if your tired move as much as you can. Lots of water too!! Cheering you on! You got this!!!

        • Auntnunua

          706d

          @DukeandIsa2 thank you

    • Lka

      726d

      Stage 3 colon cancer. Diagnosed in 2008. Have been doing really well until this year. Have had blockages and now have stage 3 kidney failure due to ? Maybe UTIs

    • JAHudzz

      749d

      Stage 2 rectal cancer. Diagnosed early March. Just finished oral chemo (xeloda) with 25 treatments of radiation. Taking a break till I start IV chemo on June 6th. Diarrhea and nausea are the worst side effects that I’ve experienced. It slowly gets better everyday. I have dark spots in my finger tips from the xeloda. Keeping my hands moisturized with a product called Egyptian magic. It’s preventing my finger tips from peeling.

      • DukeandIsa2

        725d

        @JAHudzz i had almost exact same treatment as you 25 radiation and chemo. Rest then surgery then 3 more months of Chemo. (Xeloda does some weird stuff doesn't it) Feeling stronger everyday. My advice is to keep moving as much as you can. It truly is the key to getting better. I was so tired that last month of chemo. I really caused myself more problems by just laying down. Now I am in Physical therapy to regain strength. Keep moving!

        • JAHudzz

          707d

          @DukeandIsa2 thank you so much for your advice. I’m working on moving more on my better days. I have 6 rounds of chemo and I’m already done with three. For me it gets easier each time I go in for infusion. Stay hydrated as much as you can. I believe drinking plenty of water is helping me feel not so nauseous. I found sugar free electrolyte powder called nectar. This helps when I don’t feel like taking a lot of liquids but it helps me stay hydrated. Keep on going!! I’m rooting for you!!

    • 1Jonesy

      755d

      Stage 1 rectal cancer in March of this year. No treatments were needed / recommended. Only a flexible sigmoidoscopy with resection was performed to remove the tumor. Recent Labs and imaging back clear 🙏. I am so thankful, my monitoring will be over the next 5 years.

    • DukeandIsa2

      779d

      Is it weird that I'm so excited to find a platform with folks that have been through the same medical situations?

      • 1Jonesy

        755d

        @DukeandIsa2 nope I'm glad I have a community of people who can converse about our serious health scares. Sometimes friends and family don't understand and it's nice to have someone who understands the roller coaster of the journey because they're all different.

    • Concentration

      789d

      I had colon cancer 3 4 years ago and have a colonoscopy bag

    • Amy48

      789d

      I wish everyone will doing good ,be strong

    • acesgirl

      789d

      I have Stage 4 Colon cancer since May 2021

      • FreddyFredo

        776d

        @acesgirl My chemo treatments caused sensitivity to cold and heat, but didn't last two weeks when the next treatment started. I had 12 chemo treatments in all, then surgery.

      • FreddyFredo

        776d

        @acesgirl I had colon cancer diagnosed in January 2021, and went thru port install and 12 chemo treatments, one every 2 weeks, then surgery Sept. 8, 2021. I had prostate, bladder, and 10 inches of my colon and rectum removed. I'm still recovering after 8 months, but I'm slowly getting better.

    • Country444

      790d

      I have colon cancer stage 3. I start chemo on the 25th.

      • DukeandIsa2

        779d

        @Country444 You got this!!!

    • Amy48

      790d

      l had colon cancer stage 3b too,had surgery and finished my chemo almost 3 months ago

      • DukeandIsa2

        779d

        @Amy48 Me too!! How are you progressing??

        • Amy48

          777d

          @DukeandIsa2 thanks for asking I'm good now last chemo was in January

    • Mandapaints

      791d

      ✋ I had colon cancer stage 3 in my sigmoid

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