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honniebear66's Recent CancerCompass Activity

  • honniebear66 has replied to a post on the message board

    Thank you very much. I try to stay positive. But it's so hard sometimes. I'm so young, I have babies still!  And not such a good prognosis. 

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    • honniebear66 has replied to a post on the message board

      I am currently going through treatment using the Folfox. Oxiplatin is the drug responsible for the cold sensitivity. I have found that the more you get ( the more rounds of chemo) the worse it gets. Make sure you tell your doctor about how long it's lasting. Mine doesn't go away between cycles now. So my doctor is lowering my dosage. So it doesn't leave permanent damage. You will notice that you will be sensitive to ...

      February 23, 2012 view post
      • honniebear66 has created a new message board discussion

        I'm 26 years old. I have Gardners syndrome. I was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer that has spread to my lungs. I've almost died twice since then. I've had every infection the doctor can think of. I'm going through chemo and I haven't heard of anyone else my age going through this. I haven't been told how much time I have. Only that we're working on quality of life. I'm scared. I feel alone. I have 3 kids and a ne...

        February 23, 2012 view discussion
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        About honniebear66

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        Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer
        Cancer Treatments, Chemotherapy, Emotional Support, Genetics, Lifestyle, Side Effects, Spiritual Support

        I'm 26. A mother of three and a wife to an amazing man. I love my cats and crocheting. I'm scared and have stage 4 colon cancer. I'm dying.

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