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  • Joovy has replied to a post on the message board

    Hello, if you were diagnosed in January (9 months ago), I'm trying to rememebr- but this is my best guess: CEA: every month CT SCAN and Pet Scans alternating every 3 months Colonoscopy: yearly (at least). I believe as you get further from your diagnosis date the frequency of these tests changes.  

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    • Joovy has created a new message board discussion

      Hello. My husband was diagnosed with stage 3B rectal cancer at the age of 27. His scans and colonoscopies have been clear for four years now. I was wondering if anyone experienced any symptoms with a reocurrence? He is due to see the oncologist and is experiencing the following: extreme fatigue, weightloss, and extreme joint pain/aches. Thank you for your response.

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      I'm a caregiver to my 28 year old husband who's recovering from stage 111B rectal cancer. He was diagnosed on 11/13/2008. He underwent chemotherapy and radiation followed by surgery followed by chemotherapy.

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