• Pinkldreno
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 1 month ago
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    Surgery through the anus to remove tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was grateful the doctor was able to save the rectum, but the healing was long and slow and painful especially once the chemo and r...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. 2 months ago
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    Surgery through the anus to remove tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    Seems with every surgery recovery time takes longer Making bowel movements painful

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • LaurasSIL
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    6 months ago
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    Surgery through the anus to remove tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    The weird flap hanging out after surgery really worried us and surgeon was uncommunicative for 2 weeks. Finally got oncologist and ...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Revjt
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma,...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Surgery through the anus to remove tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    Six weeks recover

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • coravix
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Anal C...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Open surgery to remove tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    My wife ended up with an infection when the colonostomy leaked into the surgery site. She had to go back into the hospital due to mu...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Debtony
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    about 3 years ago
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    Surgery through the anus to remove tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    Anal surgery was horrible..cancer went to my right groin then went to liver..did chemi radiation liver surgery cancer free 5 months ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • mel47
    • Experience with Anal Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Open surgery to remove tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    was not able to remove without damaging muscles

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MelodyD
    • Experience with Anal Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I still have not adjusted emotionally to the ostomy, and have not been using the vaginal dilator, I also have Crohn's disease and a...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • diaturtles
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    After having my port for 8 years, when the doctor tried to remove it, it broke. I've had 3 other surgery attempts to remove it and...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • diaturtles
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Because I had severe damage from the radiation, a year and ahalf later, I had to have my appendix and 10" of my small bowel removed....

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. almost 4 years ago
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    Surgery through the anus to remove tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgeon did not give me adequate information for after-care. I was very disappointed and will never recommend him to anyone.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. almost 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Great to have it -- much more convenient.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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