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I Have Stage 3 Colon Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 27 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 8 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I was diagnosed a few months ago and I had a really hard time dealing with it and I still do. I feel like no one cares that I have this disease because it's not cancer, so I won't...
    Haley145 Haley145 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Got another treatment of chemo today. I thought it was one of my better sessions however it has me confused about the simplest things. I just cried because I didn't understand why...
    Improvisitions210 Improvisitions210 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Helo.......I lost my beautiful wife ( 34 yrs.) last year....she was diagnosed very rare and aggressive gal bladder cancer ....we could fight for only 5 months.....it has now become...
    ashishmini ashishmini 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    i had asthma when growing up as a kid even up to my adult stage it wasnt easy i went through hell u know how it feels when u find it hard to breath.presently i have an asthma...
    nkenneth nkenneth 31-35, M 12 hrs ago

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    Even before High School, I was an avid reader of plays, in fact, my dream was to become a playwrite. I devoured every play I could lay my hands on, everything from "theatre of the...
    FalconsLair FalconsLair 70+, M 13 hrs ago

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    I have always supported finding a cure for Breast cancer, it runs in my family, and now even more, my mom has breast cancer, so even more now, I am supporting it even more. I want...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I cannot get over the hurt that my husband caused me over three months ago. I am in therapy and doing all the reading etc. I can, but I cannot seem to let go of what happened and...
    Patilud Patilud 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Let me explain something here. Cancer is serious and has SERIOUSLY become an issue in our society...but why is it so much more prevalent NOW? It is a proven fact that Cancer...
    vero423314 vero423314 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I was actually born with cancer. I had neroblastma which grew with me in the womb. I was very ill and developed pneumonia and other illnesses on top of the cancer and nearly lost...
    smiler2015 smiler2015 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I lost my mother and my best friend/biggest fan best supporter - God i miss her so much:( -to Cancer-. She was diagnosed in ***1986*** (stage 4) she was told she had 6 months to...
    nsight nsight 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I wish cancer research was about saving lives instead of making money. I get so angry everytime I see a commercial with sick and dying children prostituted out for the...
    TotalityOfMe TotalityOfMe 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Qualities and flaws of a cancer... Qualities - intelligent, is good at making people feel better, is honest without being offensive, tolerant, makes and effort to not hurt people...
    AndiRooney AndiRooney 22-25, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    My mother is battling stage 4 cancer and I am having a hard time with it. I feel as though I don't have the support system that I need and everything is falling onto me. Can anyone...
    redhead029 redhead029 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    shouts to all my cancers out there on the web, surfing the awesome websites like this one, Happy birthday to my friend who's birthday is on the 1st and mine was on the 27th what an...
    meisalreadytaken meisalreadytaken 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    my dream was about the late Karen Carpenter in my dream I was at one of her concerts and she sang rainy days and Mondays, on top of the world I enjoyed that. But I also had...
    sarahhoek sarahhoek 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hello...can someone face punch me and wake me the F%#$ up?!! The nightmare I warded off for the past 4 years is closing in on me...I have posted in the past several years ago about...
    mistygreene mistygreene 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I've never been diagnosed with cancer, so from that perspective I cannot relate with many of you. My father died of lung cancer in 2009, and it was devastating for all of us, my...
    Nmajor Nmajor 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Proud to be a cancer but sometimes I can be a gemini who can easily detach.
    Ccutler Ccutler 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am a cancer will be 22 July 2 any other cancer that has a prob. with anger or there temper
    josephpiper josephpiper 18-21 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Prostrate Cancer, I know this is not the group to post this experience , but it's a subject many of us men don't talk about . The reason I'm posting this on here is , we all have a...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M Jun 25

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    22 on July 9th. Proud cancerian!!!!
    pyschoticmindssince1993 pyschoticmindssince1993 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 25

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    Please help me with my fundraiser for my friend with cancer http://www.booster.com/helpusfightbonecancer
    reagan1017 reagan1017 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Everybody is weak. Even bullies. Nobody can make peace. Because the wealthy wont let them. Abuse is promoted. Not caring. Health is wrecked by pills. Legally...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 21

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    I'm not into astrology, but this is me lolWistful, shy, and mysterious, Cancer is ruled by the Moon. A Cancer man is reserved when he first meets someone new and it will take many...
    PopMuzik PopMuzik 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    on the 10th November last year I lost my dad to cancer and tomorrow is going to be the first fathers day without him, I don't know how im going to cope, everyone believes im ok and...
    kimmy24 kimmy24 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    I'm thirteen and my friend just got diagnosed with bone cancer. His leg gradually started to feel worse and we both just thought it was nothing. Then they found out he has cancer...
    reagan1017 reagan1017 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    my dad is at the end stages of hepatic cancer ,we discovered that too late ,i know he is suffering much but he can't stop blaming us psychologically I don't know what I supposed...
    cindrella15oo cindrella15oo 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I have serious brain cancer concerns. Headaches, dizziness, cross-eyes, heavy head all the time, heart palpitations it's so bad it's there all the time. I'm scared I have brain...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Jun 19

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    I lost a my loving uncle to cancer several years ago. I never got to say goodbye, I closer to him more than any of my other uncles. When Over The Rainbow played at the funeral...
    JamesAlcock JamesAlcock 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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