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Afraidboy

Hello very nervous

Sorry if I'm totally in the wrong category but I'm very concerned that I received a call from a colorectal nurse specialist to come in for my results tomorrow - Does this mean I have bowel cancer after they got my results? Any information would be great, thanks.

Afraidboy

Hello, Finished Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy just before Christmas, they left it a month to recover from it all, so this is the first day back at the hospital before Christmas, I've had no surgery. How you feeling now :x:

Afraidboy
Quote from @jinnyp:
Everything crossed for you today. No idea what will happen but guess they may book a scan to see what’s going on and plan from there ..... sorry not very helpful but will be thinking of you 😄

Thank you I just want it over and done with lol :x:

jinnyp

I bet you do!!!
Good luck today, let us know how you get on xxx

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Thank you I just want it over and done with lol

GD1962

Good luck @Afraidboy :x:

Afraidboy

Hi saw the doctor today and he can't feel the tumour now and believes everything is all good, just gotta wait for scans next two months just to confirm but believes all cured.

jinnyp

@Afraidboy that is amazing news!!!!!! :D So pleased for you :x::x::x:

Lizalou

Really pleased for you @Afraidboy ! What a journey! :x::x:

Afraidboy
Quote from @jinnyp:
@Afraidboy that is amazing news!!!!!! So pleased for you

Yeah but still scared as not had a scan to clarify this, got to wait until 19 March for the first one and then April and go back to the doctor in May - Seems forever :x:

Afraidboy
Quote from @Lizalou:
Really pleased for you @Afraidboy ! What a journey!

Yeah and still a bit longer to go isn't it :x:

jinnyp
Quote from @Afraidboy:
Yeah but still scared as not had a scan to clarify this, got to wait until 19 March for the first one and then April and go back to the doctor in May - Seems forever

I know, it must do. Is there any reason for the scan to be so far away? Do you have to have more than 1? :x:

Afraidboy

Yeah he didn't say why the scan is so long but is happy that he can no longer feel anything, I will have two scans in total, one in March and one in April then follow up in May, how are you feeling? Y

Afraidboy

:x:

jinnyp
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Yeah he didn't say why the scan is so long but is happy that he can no longer feel anything, I will have two scans in total, one in March and one in April then follow up in May, how are you feeling? Y

Well the fact that he can't feel anything is great news! Have all of the problems settled now?

I am OK thanks, had my scan on Saturday after finally finishing 6 cycles so just got to wait and see what it has done! Appointment on Wednesday so not too long to wait :) Then who knows??? Depends on the response - either more chemo or maybe surgery (but not expecting miracles!) :x::x::x:

Afraidboy

Aww well keep me informed on Wednesday to let me know what is happening, it's a bumpy ride for everyone and is so hard work isn't it. Got really no problems now so feeling alright apart from being always tired, I'm gonna still rest and go back to work next month, still not ready for all the ongoing issues if you know what I mean :x:

jinnyp

I will do. Glad you are feeling OK - I am always tired too, guess that takes a while to go away.
I think I know exactly what you mean :D
Hopefully when you go back to work they can get you back gently!
:x::x:

Rach

@Afraidboy that’s great news and I hope your scans go well. I noticed you live in Tonbridge. I’m in Sevenoaks so not far from you. Im in Tonbridge a couple of times a month now Home Bargains has opened 😂😂

Baxter2

Amazing news @Afraidboy! I’m so delighted for you!

I think once youve had a cancer diagnosis, the anxiety never really goes away but hopefully will reduce considerably for a bit anyway!

Well done!

K💚💜💙💛❤️

Afraidboy
Quote from @Baxter2:
Amazing news @Afraidboy! I’m so delighted for you!

I think once youve had a cancer diagnosis, the anxiety never really goes away but hopefully will reduce considerably for a bit anyway!

Well done!

K💚💜💙💛❤️

Thank you so much :x:

Afraidboy

So do you think I can say I no longer have cancer or still think I do? :x:

Afraidboy

I know nobody will know that answer but would you lot decide if the doctor told you that? :x: