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I Have Stage 3 Colon Cancer

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    When i see people staring at me i forgot the whole thing which i was about to speak,my heart started pumping harder,feels like i am choking,everything is shaking
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    My 22 year old sister was diagnosed with type 3 colon cancer at the beginning of April 2014, she is so beautiful and it is the hardest thing in the world for me to watch her...
    Laserbeam18 Laserbeam18 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I just got back from thee doctors and I am packing and going to head to the hospital now, I went in because of head aches that got worse and worse along with my health, I have...
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    My mother has been diagnosed with two types of cancer within the last 4 weeks. Renal Cell Carlsonoma stage 2 or 3, and (ALL) B lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma on her bones. I'm...
    KJGaskins KJGaskins 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Hello everyone, my dad passed away with stage 4 pancreatic cancer just over 2 months ago, it still hasn't properly hit me just kinda comes over me in waves, but I think that...
    cloelouise cloelouise 18-21, F Aug 11

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    My husband was diagnosed with terminal cancer (stage 4), 18 months ago. It has been so hard to watch the love of my life slowly dying over these past months. He is fighting for his...
    Catnipp Catnipp 46-50, F Jul 25

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    Five years ago, I was sent to my local hospital to get a endoscopy (not a colonoscopy) and was given a cocktail of Demerol and Versed. I was not told that the Versed (Midazolam...
    emtgardener emtgardener 46-50, M Aug 7

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    Its been almost a year since i lost my mum to cancer and i miss her so much. I was only a few years old when my mum was first diagnosed with primary cervical cancer and as i was...
    smem smem 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    So people always ask me why they have trouble loosing weight and a hard time wanting to eat the right way. The best way to start on that rewarding journey is to get your hormones...
    CaseyHiemenz CaseyHiemenz 18-21, M Jul 23

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    My mom passed away last year (January 2013). She was eighty-eight years old, which was very fitting for her to have lived in years, the same amount as there are keys on a piano...
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    My Nick name is Colonel. Because My last name is sanders and The Guy who made up Kfc (Colonel Sanders) Has the same last name as me. Also Some girls call me Joshie ^-^
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    My family has a history of diseases, especially cancer. These diseases were what left my mother and her siblings orphans at young ages. I knew that one of my grandparents was...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 Jul 30

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    My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer about two days ago. I thought we caught it early, but today on top of having two lumps in her breast they found another one. The doctor says...
    boomkimchaloy boomkimchaloy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    All people have a singular route to the analysis, but The main components to an exact prognosis are imaging scans and biopsies. Physicians use many exams to diagnose mesothelioma.A...
    Joshua950z5kh8 Joshua950z5kh8 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm a Capricorn. I met my Cancer friend at my church. She gave a talk about a retreat and then after she was at a table for sign-ups and my mom and I went over and she signed me up...
    hazellmo0n hazellmo0n 18-21, F Jul 28

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    When I was 8 my grandfather died of pancreatic cancer. It's been 5 years and I still miss him everyday. When I was little he used to watch me all the time while my grandma was at...
    Swagaliciousk Swagaliciousk 13-15, F Aug 7

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    She died because of cancer. I don't know what kind of cancer it is. She died last January 25, 2014 and today (August 4, 2014) is her 24th birthday... I really missed her. :( She's...
    smjuap21 smjuap21 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    I recently came down with cancer....brain cancer to be exact and soon I will be starting chemo therapy I'm a bit scared though like what happens during it do u go into a machine...
    baconismycat baconismycat 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 4

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    A childhood friend of mine who is currently living in Japan has been successfully battling cancer for about two years now, but she sent me a message today that the cancer has...
    MrsApple MrsApple 26-30, F Aug 9

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    What if someone that has cancer gets pregnant and stays in a comma the hole time at the hospital to be monitored and has the baby and the baby is immune to cancer and it's the...
    luzlovenpeace luzlovenpeace 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    My gf has cancer most likely she won't make it but I'm hoping she will were in a long distance relation ship close to the second year both of us 16 and we can't really meet and if...
    hatglovesocks hatglovesocks 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    My girlfriend sadly was raped when she was a young girl which sadly went to cancer I fell in love for her she had cancer for 2 months and I stayed with her in the hospital as much...
    hi163 hi163 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 4

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    If you read my list of 100 things about me, you saw I mentioned a person that is the second most important person in my life's development. When I was 10, I befriended a person in...
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    Chemotherapy is a regular treatment to kill malignant cells, shrink tumors, stop recurrence and minimize signs or symptoms.Despite the fact that asbestos use declined significantly...
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    When I was 6 years young I was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Medulloblastoma to be exact. A tumor that originates in the cerebellum (back of head). I went though radiation and...
    Greeneyes808 Greeneyes808 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It all started 9 weeks ago well about it- It was on a sports day and we just finished versing the other school ( they won) and my teacher and our group were sitting down waiting...
    baconismycat baconismycat 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 27

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    You know, I pray every day that my moms cancer isn't too bad, but yet, I look on the negative side every day, I wait patiently for more bad news. However, no one ever understands...
    KJGaskins KJGaskins 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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