• fuzzylinux
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I remain neutral to the side effects and impact as after 6 months I am still healing (or changing) after losing the ascending colon ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • kimreid45
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    When I woke up after surgery in intensive care, the first words to cross my mind were Thank you God, I woke up

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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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    • AmyK
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Going to have a coloectomy to remove bottom portion of colon and lymph nodes Jan 23,2013

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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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    • buckeye1
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    My spouse has been declared Cancer free, however is dealing with Radiation Proctitus which has altered our life completely. Need he...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had surgery on March 28, was in hospital for 5 days. Dr said would be 3-4 but has gas pain and that made my stay longer. Removed lym...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    First surgery which removed the baseball size tumor, part of the colon with the appendix, 21 lymph nodes (2 had cancer) and biopsy ...

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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 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I went home after 3 days & back to work in a week.

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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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    • healed123
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The funny part to this story is that I went to MD Anderson to discuss my diagnosis. My appoinments were scheduled for Monday and Tue...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was admitted to the hospital on a Sunday evening, with diagnosis of diverticulitis - decision to have a colonoscopy - prepped thro...

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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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    • mommyof3
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a colon resection in which they removed 18 inches of colon and 32 lymph nodes. The surgery went okay, but about a month later ...

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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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    • tallgirl
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    My life sudddenly changed to full time caregiver for a few weeks and my husband got stronger as the days went on. I am so grateful...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    initial diagnosis was leading to immediate colon surgury,nodes an polyps were all negative,but three days later developed peritioni...

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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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