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I Have Stage 3 Colon Cancer

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Oct 20, 2013

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Nov 8, 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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    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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    This has been a interesting and scary journey and as yet I do not know how it will end. It began when I went in for a a colonoscopy I asked the doctor to do an upper scope as well...
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