• KathyRd
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was over 50 and had been recommended to have a colonoscopy... didn't do it right away and Kaiser sent me a test in the mail that ...

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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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  1. almost 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    In 2001 I had the colon cancer back again. This time it was at the splenic flexure, I had all but about 10" of my colon removed as I...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    It took the full 6 weeks to recover from my first resection. It was rectal sigmoid

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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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    • rgrover60
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The actual surgery went well/"as expected". Recovery was rough, with complications with uncontrollable bowel function for many weeks...

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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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    • chris4yes
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Colon resection went well but showed metasteses to liver, lymphs, pelvis, hip and spine. Surgery was immediate and expedience was a...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    had a second low anterior resection...was told there was a high possibility of having an ostomy bag either temporary or for remainde...

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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
    0 Comments
    • gil
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    had a low antreior resection

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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
    0 Comments
    • ElizaM
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Although surgery was supposedly a success it has left me with an enormous hernia, about the size of a cantaloupe melon, which is ext...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • helyn1627
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery went good. I had a great Drs that helped me thru the surgery and the recovery. I was pretty much out of it for a bit.

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Stephen
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    2 weeks after the discovery of cancer I was in surgery. I had two procedured that week. They found a possible tumor in my stomache, ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery on Aug.17th. 2012 Surgery went well..longer than expected but no major problems... had an allergic reaction to Morphine...di...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgeon was great. His first words to us (My wife, my father and I) was "I'm goiong to save you" and he has, more than once. He...

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