• Jannylt12
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Col...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Unfortunately this FIRST surgery was for the removal of my appendix (in May) and that’s how they found the tumor/cancer.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Zebra
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Colorec...
    over 5 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    After surgery I still had gastro intestestinal issues and low potassium

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Marlena
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Color...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Wound became infected and had open wound care

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • rosean711
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Col...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The tumors continued to grow so a trip to MAYO clinic and they advised another colon resection and would try to remove as many tumor...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • rosean711
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Col...
    over 6 years ago
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    liver ablation

    Procedure or Surgery

    He was receiving monthly sandostatin shots from his oncologist but the tumors kept getting larger so a liver ablation was done. The...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. over 6 years ago
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    Port Placement

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went to the hospital to have my port placed for chemo. Thank God they gave me enough sedatives to put me to sleep. I woke up in so...

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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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  2. over 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Friday was the day for my surgeon to remove the tumor that has plaques me for almost two years. My faith was strong so going in I w...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. over 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Friday will be my surgery day. Praying for the best. Don't know what to expect but I pray that the surgery is a great success and ...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  4. over 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had an endorectal ultrasound on Friday. it went as expected. Some pain which kept me from exercising for two days but it went aw...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  5. over 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery or chemo and radiation is a decision I have to make and I am not sure I can make it on my own. The surgeon said he feels th...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  6. almost 7 years ago
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    Removal of rectal tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    Going to have rectal removal for tumor this Thursday put it all in the Lord's hands

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  7. almost 7 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Last May 12

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