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TomBoy
Posted on Oct. 16, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
Average how much money you need per year, for Colon Cancer treatment…
Rohit
Posted on Oct. 14, 2019, 4:51 p.m.
Just had my colonoscopy and they found a mass in my rectum. I have no idea what feelings I should have but deep down I am so afraid. I have 2 young children that need me.............
LionKing
Posted on Sept. 9, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
Do anyone still work out? I am finding it really hard. I don’t want to become fat. Any recommendations for a doable exercise? I am colon cancer stage 4 with mets to liver and lung!
How I defeated colon cancer
Posted on Aug. 19, 2019, 8:39 p.m.
For anyone who wants to know my story, the real story of a survivor you can find the my books here: https://www.amazon.com/Andrei-Tudor-Bulu%C8%99/e/B07FXMB2WF/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1 Hope all of... read more
CatSpeaks
Posted on Aug. 10, 2019, 8:14 a.m.
Always did colonoscopies since polyps run in the family, had a couple removed that were precancerous years ago. 2 years ago had a colonoscopy after bad bout of cdiff. This July had a colonoscopy be... read more
Eugene71
Posted on July 28, 2019, 9:10 p.m.
I just finished my chemoradiation therapy for 28 days resting for 6to 8weeks before surgery i was wondering if within that time period of rest will cancer cell still spread?? Im stage 3 rectal can... read more
austingirl
Posted on July 27, 2019, 9:26 p.m.
Hi! I’m a Stage 2 rectal cancer survivor of 3 years. I have a question. I occasionally have accidents in my sleep. Have others experienced that and what helped?
Gordon
Posted on July 16, 2019, 1:17 p.m.
I have a serious question guys. Hope you can share your insights on the matter. Do stage 3 or 4 colon cancer patients have to keep the bag for rest of their lives or it depends on the individual bo... read more
N8ivflav
Posted on July 6, 2019, 10:09 p.m.
In January they found at least 4 desmoid tumors in my stomach and one was the size of a tennis ball, they thought it was obstructing my kidney drain tube so I went in yesterday to possibly put a st... read more
Andrade
Posted on July 6, 2019, 4:26 p.m.
Need your prayers and best wishes 🙏🙏Tomorrow I am getting my PET Scan results. Earlierm my CT scan results came with negative results😢

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Raising awareness is important to combat cancer and save potential lives. In order to provide support and information to anyone having colorectal cancer, we have written informational articles, created infographics, and videos on its risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, staging, and treatment options available.

 

About Colon Cancer:

Colon cancer also known as colorectal cancer is a type of cancer which begins in the colon (largest part of the large intestine). According to American Cancer Society, there will be about 101,420 new cases of colon cancer in the United States (2019). 

Symptoms of colon cancer

  1. Change in bowel habit and abdominal pain. 
  2. Blood in stools.
  3. Unexplained weight loss.
  4. Weakness, fatigue, or lethargy. 
  5. Nause and vomiting. 

Types of colon cancer:

  1. Carcinoid Tumors: These type of colon cancer starts special hormone-making cells in the intestine.
  2. GISTs: Gastrointestinal stromal tumors start from the cells in the interstitial cells of Cajal which are present in the wall of the colon.
  3. Lymphomas: It is the cancer of immune system cells and mostly starts in the lymph nodes but can also start developing in the colon and other organs. 
  4. Sarcomas: Sarcomas of the colon or rectum are rare.

 

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