• ibcarolek
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 5 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Exploratory Lap resulted in a right hemicolectomy that removed the tumor and the appendix which had been causing the radiologist con...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. over 5 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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  2. over 5 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went well. Got a UTI infection and had a fever.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. over 5 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am still in shook.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. over 5 years ago
    angeldancer's Avatar

    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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    • wildergal
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 5 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    had laparoscopic colectomy 10/29. Back in action 2 weeks post-op. Thanks Dr. Mahdavian!

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • AmyJo
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    In July of 2010 I had a colon resection. It all seemed so unreal. I was blessed with wonderful physicians.

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    On October 28th I had my rectal tumor removed and a resection of my colon and rectum done. Much more of my colon was ruined by radia...

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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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    • Cocomojoe
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 5 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgery took much longer than expected. There were many lymph nodes involved, thus removed, a 2nd surgeon was called in to help.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Stacey
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    over 5 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    l was ecstatic that I did not have to have a colostomy. l Was told that that l recovered quickly.

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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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    • Cole
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a left hemicolectomy at the end of September due to needing a large polyp removed. Decided against removal of my entire colon...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • heathemo
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had tumor removed from colon. Had ovaries removed due to tumor mets. Had 14 lymph nodes removed and they did a colostomy.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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