• Stacey
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    almost 6 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
    about 6 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
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    • heathemo
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 6 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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    • Juddmaster
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    about 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    With emergency surgery, the surgeon was able to remove my sigmoid colon without my having a colostomy bag.

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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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    • pfordeb
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was diagnosed with a CAT scan not a colonoscopy. My husband was very ill and died shortly after my surgery.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • mstonya326
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Co...
    about 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    First Surgery

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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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    • eyewonder2
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    about 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    17 Days of PPOI (Prolonged Post Operative Ileus)

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. about 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had 2 toddlers at home........I was just thankful to be alive!!!!

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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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    • begintofly
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    about 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a left hemicolectomy to remove a precancerous blockage that had been found during a colonoscopy. During the procedure a cancer...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • AngieJ
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    After abd pain constipation/diarheea nausea ,vomiting ,incontinence since march 31/April 1,2011 on July 15 my gastro dr tried to use...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Giggity
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a colon resection.. was released after five days. Two days later I stopped breathing due to pulmonary emb...almost died. Was i...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • banzaicat
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    still waiting to have ileostomy reversed and see how everything really went

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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