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I Have Stage 3 Colon Cancer

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    Stage 3 Colon Cancer

    Cancer Current mood: scared Category: Life   I was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer Jan 3 2008. I spent Jan, Feb, and March in the hospital. During that time I had several surgeries to remove tumors and resection my colon.  Initially I was to have...
    vivaladiva vivaladiva 36-40 6 Responses Sep 21, 2008

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    My Mom

    Well i am here to share my moms experience with colon cancer. When you are told you are already in stage three, everything may seem bleak suddenly. My mom did. But she was really courageous and fought on for 4 years with stage 3B colon cancer. With her condition (she had an...
    jellyrainbowbeans jellyrainbowbeans 26-30, F Jan 5, 2013

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    Mi Papi

    Hello, mi and my family have been going thru a tough struggle with my 68 year old father. He was diagnosed with colon cancer stage 3. He first found out he was sick threw blood in his stool, well we took him to Nuevo Laredo because unfortunately he has no medical insurance. With...
    isabel08 isabel08 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2013

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    Worried Daughter

    My mother just had her colon removed because of cancer a few days ago ,now they are saying she has it in her lymph nodes and talking about cemo , my question is this, The doctor is saying she cant have  radiation because of it being her right side. does this sound right...
    worrieddaughter worrieddaughter 31-35, F Jan 5, 2010

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    Surprise! It's Colon Cancer: My Story

    I woke up the morning of March 3rd, 2007 feeling really horrible. I had a lot of pain in my lower right quadrant and a slight fever. After fainting twice that day, my husband told me we should go to the emergency room - I, in my infinite wisdom, said no and that I was sure it...
    seussfan seussfan 36-40, F 16 Responses Dec 18, 2007

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    I Thought It Was Just A Stomach Ache From Cookies!

    I'm 48 years old & I've had a lifelong challenge with chronic  constipation.  I started having alot of food allergies abut 5 years ago to things like wheat, garlic & tomtatoes. I had pressure & pain in my lower abdomen every month. I went to 5 different doctors about my...
    rosematta rosematta 46-50 3 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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    It's Back....

    My personal experience started back in November of 2008. I noticed that my urine was dark and had sand or dirt in it. I was dropping weight like crazy. I was a bit over weight so I wasn't to worried about the weight loss. I made a doctors appointment for the urine problem. At...
    HagathaMurry HagathaMurry 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2011

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    Searching For Hope

    I do not have stage three colon cancer. My 35 year old sister does. I just got the news a little while ago so I have been searching the web trying to get as much info as I can. I am 30 and a thyroid cancer survivor myself so I am hoping she beats the odds too. I'm honestly just...
    MARIM MARIM 26-30 3 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    Family History Of Colon Cancer

    I do not have colon cancer but I just found out my dad does. My dad is 48 and has probably had this cancer for a year or 2, but we could not convince him to see a doctor until now. His dad (my grandpa) was diagnosed with colon cancer at age 45 and he lived to be 58. This was back...
    MushroomFairyDust MushroomFairyDust 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 11, 2011

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    Trying To Gain Strength

    my story begain in sept of this yr. i started to feel sick as well as noticed i was bleeding. my original pcp told me i just had hemroids. how he determined this i do not know as he never examined me in any way. said oh we will just keep an eye on things. knowing that my body was...
    stainglass stainglass 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    Stage 2 Or Stage 3? A Lot Of Questions.

    I am not exactly sure which stage I am at. When I try to find stages of colon cancer I find a lot of information that says they don't use stages like one, two, three, etc. They seem to use a lot of letter combinations to indicate how far along the cancer has progressed. In...
    tolmanbridge tolmanbridge 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2011

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    Cancer Cure Covered Up By Government.

    Type in any browser ( RUN FROM THE CURE ) I was blown away when i watched this video, i have known for years the Governments and companies that make medice would have covered up something like this. Please please please pass it on to all your list. It does not just cure cancer...
    reikiman123 reikiman123 51-55 1 Response Oct 20, 2013

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    Plan On Living.......

    I am a 52 year old woman who was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. I was diagnosed June 29, 2012 and had my surgery on July 6th . I am currently doing chemo. I go to the cancer center and get hooked up for about 5 hours then I leave with a pump attached for an additional 46...
    Survival52 Survival52 51-55 2 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    24th September was the day I lost my mother to stage 4 pancreatic cancer, she was diagnosed in early April and devastatingly went in September. Being 15 it's been the toughest...
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    InnocentShattered InnocentShattered 18-21 5 Responses Dec 5

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    So today I was just surfing through profiles and came across one with the name Funnylookingcorpse, I said hello and introduced myself and some things about who i am. This persons...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M 4 Responses Dec 8

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    And I try not to hate anything. I lost a childhood friend to cancer, a women I knew since I was a teenager fought & won against cancer, & my father has had cancer 2 times & beat...
    Stickwithmebabe Stickwithmebabe 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    The 5 stages of death: 1. Denial 2. Anger 3. Bargaining 4. Depression 5. Acceptance A friend of mine died in a car accident this past summer. When I got the news my whole world...
    GirlInTheMountains GirlInTheMountains 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    O k so I survived it. but no one realizes all the damage that is done to a young man when he gets cancer in his prime of life. I was 28, I was doing awesome with my job, I had a...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    So when I diagnosed with cancer, I was dating a girl and when she found out I had cancer she broke up with me because she said she couldn't and wouldn't deal with a man who had...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M Dec 2

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    Hi ep users....so recently i just found out a devastating news that i have testicular cancer ._. I made a new account so i could post this anonymously and just get some feedback...
    JustWantAChoice JustWantAChoice 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 11

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    My Mom has cancer. But I don't know what kind it is. I've been mad and sad. Like I didnt think she had cancer when she told me. But she showed me her medicine and she has cancer. I...
    belongtoLyann belongtoLyann 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Last year about June I had a check up and they found I had high PSA count...this is a reading in the blood that indicates the presence of cancer cells...the Doctor scheduled me for...
    AllegorieBootlair AllegorieBootlair 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I have had a horrible year of cancer scares. Firstly, my father had a major operation on his prostate after scans showed cancerous tumours. It rocked our family as my dad is our...
    bdonk1 bdonk1 22-25, M Nov 30

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    I'm worried because I've had some terrible symptoms of what I think could be brain cancer, or something else seriously wrong. I don't know what to do. My doctor is an a** and my...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses Dec 16

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    In 2010 when I was 21 I was diagnosed with a rare ovarian cancer. I'm now cancer free. This experience has taught me a lot about people and my self. I'm still quite anxious about...
    heatherdreamsofchange heatherdreamsofchange 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    So the HIV is evolving into a less deadly form. And also it's help to prevent the cancer cells to spread. ~Hmm.. Maybe this virus soon turned to be the cured for the cancer.
    Abnegation Abnegation 16-17, M Dec 4

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    I found out yesterday. Dad picked me and my sister up from home and made us hot chocolate. That was weird because it was a Wednesday. We never get picked up on Wednesday. But it...
    Cainamythgimoj Cainamythgimoj 16-17, M Dec 4

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    For my metastatic breast cancer, I've pretty much got it figured out. When it comes to my stomach cancer, I think it is less fickle than the breast so it would take more to soften...
    TheFarmerAsACorpse TheFarmerAsACorpse 18-21 1 Response Dec 7

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    For the last couple years I watched my father fight thru cancer and the doctor told me this will be his last Christmas but I didn't let that phase me till I watched my best friend...
    chris0478 chris0478 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I ******* hate cancer in 2014 only three family members died from this it sucks walking into a house where there was a ******* hospital bed right in the living room with a dying...
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Scorpio here! Ok so this cancer chic and I started talking on social media and then I asked for her number and she and I started texting/using voice text. At first it was great...
    scorpio1022 scorpio1022 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hey my names Alex, I'm 20 years old. I found out I have had Cholesteatoma in my right ear for YEARS now, I noticed this lump behind my ear Years ago I'm thinking maybe 6-8 years...
    alex123098 alex123098 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Hey my names Alex, I'm 20 years old. I found out I have had Cholesteatoma in my right ear for YEARS now, I noticed this lump behind my ear Years ago I'm thinking maybe 6-8 years...
    alex123098 alex123098 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    I've been reading some of these experiences with something about not being able to remember yourself before the diagnosis, but I can't seem to forget it or stop comparing it to...
    tiaa26 tiaa26 16-17, F Nov 28

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    scrimshaw scrimshaw 41-45, M 6 Responses Dec 1

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