Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Mother has colon cancer.
    avatar
    haaaleynixon posted:
    My mom was recently diagnosed with colon cancer. The cancer is in her upper colon, and the cells have so far grown into her uterus. She told me there is some sort of an 'apple core' lesion, but I'm not quite sure what that means. She started chemo on August 31st. She has a really great doctor, and they're attacking it the best they can. They plan to do chemo and radiation and then eventually to perform a hysterectomy.
    My friends told me that colon cancer is one of the easiest to treat. I keep asking my mom, do you think we'll make it through this? She says she doesn't know, that she can't guarantee me anything, and that we'll just take it as it comes.
    I basically came here to get second opinions because I'm so scared I'm going to lose her. Please give me some sort of an idea..?
    Reply


    Helpful Tips

    Be the first to post a Tip!

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the Duke Health Gastrointestinal Cancer Center