Avatar universal

Any remedies out there for pelvic radiation damage and how long does it last?

Dx Colon Cancer met to peritoneum  4/17, ascendent colon removed and underwent Hipec surgery. Did 6 cycles of Folfox following surgery. NED for a year and few months after surgery. Recurrence summer 2018 in the pelvic area, tumor pressuring sigmoid colon and ureter. Started Folfiri 8/2018 to 8/2019. Stable for 111 months, Folfiri stopped worked during summer 2019. Surgeries in October to place a double J in ureter and stent in sigmoid colon, then did 5 radio therapies. Rx to start Folfox after radio. Done 1 cycle. The only heavy side effect was constipation. The issue is that as soon as i finished my last radio on 10/15 i started experiencing diarrheas , severe rectum irritation, mucus and tissue discharged, painful ruination, severe inflamation, sleepless nights.symptoms have changed including heavy pain in the bladder, small bowel area, which are sometimes diminish when i evacuate. The above falls short of all i’m experiencing , had to stopped working, lost additional 25 pounds after it all started. i’m deseperate and no one seems to provide a recommendation or a way to go or even best estimate as to whether this will ever end.
0 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Colon Cancer Community

Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Colon Cancer can affect anyone at any age. Ashley Havlena shares her story.
You're never too young for colon cancer. Read on to find out how a fecal occult blood test saved Keith Friend’s life.
Colon cancer screening tests save lives. Learn how you can reduce your risk for colon cancer.
It’s a fact: You’re never too young for colon cancer. Learn more about the disease.
You're never too young for colon cancer. Amr Radwan shares his story.
You're never too young for colon cancer. Angie shares her family's ongoing struggle with cancer.