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

    Procedure or Surgery

    as a gluten-free vegetarian, the post-op low fat low fiber diet was difficult: normally i LIVE on beans!!

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    A foot of bowel, didn't notice much change.

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was able to have the surgery the day after my colonoscopy. Did not need a colostomy.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • kem654
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Colore...
    about 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    4/5/12 Dr Khuri

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a colectomy, and also had "spots" removed from my liver and pancreas. Following the surgery the incision became infected, and ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went well and I had no side effects or anything. Recovery was great.

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    My mom my best friend has colon cancer and has had most of her colon removed. I am going through the toughest thing in my life alth...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I've had several surgeries: Partial colectomy with temporary ileostomy, Total abdominal hysterectomy, appendectomy, debunking, remov...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    still recovering....have no energy

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    GW University Hospital is excellent. The is professional and caring. My doctors, especially the residents, Have been encouraging ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    The prep is not all that great. I'm sure it's not as bad as it use to be but still, drinking that stuff is nauseating. Especially ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Just enough large colon to avoid having colostomy bag. Took over a week before intestine began to work. Lost 20 kg. and developed cy...

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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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