• mommyof3
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    almost 7 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...
    almost 7 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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  1. almost 7 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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    • kacy
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Radial margin considered open. Pre-op appointment with surgeon never addressed location of tumor ( transverse) or possible treatmen...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Michele45
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was looking at this and hoping everyone does not base their expectations on my chart. The truth is, I am a HUGE BABY when it comes...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mfoley629
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Oct 15: sigmoid colectomy, partial cystectomy, who needs all their bladder anyway? :) 10 inch incision rocking now. So much for thos...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • jschaff2
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    My husband had many many complications

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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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  2. about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had colon tumor removed and left lobe of liver.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • sissie
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    They also removed 14 lymph nodes 11 of which were cancerous. Had a CT scan done and am assured the cancer hasn't gotten into my liver.

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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
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    • Lanie34
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had 12" of my Sigmoid colon removed successfully, along with a 'pie' shaped area of tissue removed, which showed I had 14 + lymph ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • nico_suave
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The tumor was in my sigmoid colon (the lowermost section), very near the point where it becomes the rectum. The sigmoidoscopy, as I ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • deb2
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had laparoscopic surgery Sept 13, 2011. Recovery didn't go as well as I expected due to a infection at the end of a couple staples 2...

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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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