byron775

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Article Talk: 18 Years of Living With Stage 4 Colon Cancer
April 23, 2017
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As a 46 yr old male with stage 4 colon cancer and 3 dependent children, I'm glad to hear that others have lived beyond expectations. I have been told that the hope is to give me two years if I stay on chemo. That was 6 months ago, so in the back of my mind, the clock is ticking. But I remain optimistic that I will see many more years than 2. Part of survival is remaining comfortable and productive. Everyone has different side effects from chemo. While I'm grateful to not have severe nausea, I instead get significant neuropathy. My fingertips feel like they are severely burnt... all of the time. ...

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