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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Thursdays September 13, 2012 went to St. Luke's to have ascending colon removed. Got a epidural before the surgery to help with pa...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Kristy728
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had 73% of my liver resectioned, & all of right colon. My gallbladder & lymph nodes also removed. The surgery was 10 hrs long. I o...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • spresley
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    During surgery I had so much swelling that my skin couldn't connect for the surgeon to close, so I was placed into a chemical coma ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was Lucky that the Removal of the Gall Bladder, 4 inches of my Colon took care of the Cancer.

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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
    • nursecap
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    stayed in hospital for 2 weeks...had lots of pain issues...and could not go home had to stay with family for the next month. In Nov ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    After a two week post op visit I kept telling my surgeon that I had abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant and he kept telling m...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Meri43
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgery was successful. The main side effect I experience is having to go to the bathroom more often. It was really bad in the ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery went well. I recovered without any problems.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • care
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Colorect...
    about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    each day is a new day as I learn my "new normal" - esp. in what my colon can/can't tolerate

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Best surgeon. Spent tons of time in conferences with my entire family to ensure we were fully aware of procedure. Very patient, inf...

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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
    • aileen
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery happened on my 38th birthday

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Liver resection.....60 % right lobe removed Sept 2012, 4 moths after the colon resection.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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