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I Have Stage 3 Colon Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 27 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Hi my name is Rosy. I am 49 years old. I was told I have stage 3 rectal cancer. Have been through radiation and part of cemo. I am having a colonostomy bag and surgery to remove...
    rosylong rosylong 46-50, F Jan 30

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    Ugh. Near the end for my grandma. I've lost people, husband and my dad, but something about her makes me feel like I've never experienced this. She's in the last stage of cancer...
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    It's been just 9 years from when they removed my upper left lung because of lung cancer. I did 12 weeks of every day Radiation that burned my whole chest area. I did 4 months of...
    sirdan99 sirdan99 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    My mum was just diagnosed with stage three small cell ovarian cancer, her form of cancer is rare and the doctors don't know much about it and the thought that they don't is...
    labyrinthandinfinity labyrinthandinfinity 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Living with stage 4 breast cancer..recently started Wellbutrin..looking to chat with others..
    Susannj30 Susannj30 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I am unable to post this in the Success Stories for whatever reason,so I posted here. I was diagnosed with prostate cancer on October 20, 2012. I was advised by my doctor that my...
    marijuanaoil170 marijuanaoil170 46-50 Jan 31

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    When i was diagnosed i got mad. i researched ways to fight cancer.foods,diet,exercise.I beat cancer so bad i made it my *****.After my treatments was done i got an apolgy letter in...
    Jazonx Jazonx 36-40 a week ago

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    My 15 year old sister passed away on May 20th, 2013, after battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia for 8 months. She received chemo treatments for about 4 months before she was(apparently...
    missingem missingem 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My father was a health person until June 2014. He was a teetotaler too. In July he was diagnosed with TB. I doubt he had TB. For a while he was getting better. All the while the...
    nithyarbabu nithyarbabu 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It is said that people should do things that hey have never done before. Things that give lessons and let them convey the meaning of life, Taking the first step to something and...
    FloatingWithHope FloatingWithHope 16-17, F Feb 16

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    My mom just took in my nephew before my grandma died my nephew was a newborn straight from the hospital. my dad thought of him as his son and even said that he would be happy if...
    skie800 skie800 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I lost my best friend from cancer. My grandma died of bone cancer the day after Michael Jackson. I haven't been the same fun loving girl I use to be since she died. I lost two...
    Rebelscorpio Rebelscorpio 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    hi guys , 4 months ago i started getting pain from left wrist , i workout alot so i thought it was from training but after 2 week and pain was still there , i went to doctor and...
    Al1r3zA Al1r3zA 18-21, M Feb 20

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    Recently I had a breast cancer scare. I was playing with my husband and he poked me in my breast, it hurt big time. I felt the lump and had him feel it too. He advised me to call...
    msvirgo02 msvirgo02 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I just found out that I have osteosarcoma. A tumor was found on my leg, and just in time too. I probably wouldn't have lived if we hadn't caught it when we did. I'm not worried...
    idontbelong00 idontbelong00 13-15 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I had a dram one time that I died from cancer. It was terrifying at one point. Ever since I have been worried about cancer.
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Firstly beat cancer Get a girl/boyfriend (I'm not picky) Get a house in Scotland Apologise to all the people I've hurt Ride a donkey Join a children's cancer charity
    whiterobin whiterobin 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Words have meaning but we can alter meanings by use of context. A mobile DJ for example who talks to other DJs online from other countries can advertise he is an internationally...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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    My mother passed away from cancer when I was fourteen. She wasn't diagnosed until three months before she died.
    SarahChevalier SarahChevalier 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    It's early Sunday morning here in Singapore. Someone on here wrote about open relationships. I'm ancient and single at present so I gave it a thought and wrote this response...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 1 Response Jan 31

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    Us cancers have emotional issues, but you will never meet anyone kinder. We are quiet and funny. We make good friends but are usually introverts
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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    Now you wouldn’t begrudge a hard working girl a little luxury, would you?My little sister had the excellent idea of sending us as a Christmas present a parcel of various...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 7 Responses Feb 2

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    Sometimes I thank god for giving me cancer. I hate my life but I was always thankful for it.. I know that even though it's really.. REALLY hard right now everything should get...
    AlphaBloodMoon AlphaBloodMoon 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Death is all around and the walls start closing in. Is it because of the things I've done, all of my past sins? Is it because I quit praying to the Lord who never answered? Or if...
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Nice is a beautiful place, warm most of the year, and still so very Italian in feel and flavour whilst being French. My best friends, the majority of them, are not Jewish, they are...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I have things that happen once in a while that I find disturbing. I guess I am not much of one to keep silent about them either. We had a convenience store that is one block...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 4 Responses Feb 3

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    World Cancer Day. RIP Grandad, heaven gained an angel.
    LeahUK LeahUK 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    To anyone who is, or has battled with cancer, you are the people who are an inspiration to this world. You are all such strong fighters, and the world could not not be more proud...
    Hawkings14 Hawkings14 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I lost my mum to liver cancer over 18 months ago. She was my best friend, the strength to guide me and a mother with everlasting unconditional love. After being diagnosed my mum...
    kyro88 kyro88 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Back in 2007 i lost my son to cancer, Neuroblastoma.he was only 5 years old. everyday I feel like I'm getting weaker and weaker. I shut out most of the people in my life. my...
    ClickCloser ClickCloser 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 6

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    My little angel passed away on Tuesday morning:( I really miss her. Childhood cancer isn't fair. She was only 2 years old. I miss you Ky. I miss you :(
    ErikaaaaaRenee ErikaaaaaRenee 18-21, F 61 Responses Feb 7

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    technically, we all get sleep paralysis as aoon as we cycle back to stage 1 sleep (REM sleep). we cycle through all the stages of sleep in no specific order, numerous times...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M Feb 7

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    A month ago I lost my aunt to cancer. Today is her birthday. Happy Birthday Aunt Kathy. I love you. <3 RIP 👼
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    My first day of middle school I was 12 years old I was just about to get on the bus I got a phone call, my mother passed away from synovial sarcoma which is a rare cancer.. My...
    briannabailey briannabailey 16-17, F Feb 9