1. 11 months ago
    Heavensent314's Avatar

    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was scared and confused didn't know who to trust all I could think about is the cancer being gone and me being me again.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • MsMarty
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    12 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Woke from surgery to remove the tumor with a colostomy bag.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • CarolAnn51
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    about 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery was the easy part

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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
    • lindag
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I'm still healing, it's only been 3 weeks. Pain was difficult to manage but is much better now. Thankfully I've been healing well.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Kickingass
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    over 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    It took 2 weeks for my bowel to start working and be discharged from hospital.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Team_Jason
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    October 2016, Jason had a partial resection of his colon. He had to stop chemotherapy for 6 weeks prior to surgery and could not hav...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Mamaburns
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Pretty much typical, except for the "Oh No" factor. Surgery was successful, with no lymph node involvement, but the "C" word doesn't...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Debramarsh
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgical wound infection every thing on hold

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • Blue38
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Due to complications with surgery to remove tumor. Surgery did not take , body became septic and very I'll!

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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
    0 Comments
    • Indie136
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer on July 5 of 2017, I was told that I was not a surgical candidate, and that receiving chemo wouk...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Mel-T
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 2 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The wrost part was the ileostomy. I eas depresses for a month. It is reversable, but I cannot stop having chemo to have the surgery....

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    2 Comments
    • bowe0587
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my sigmoid colon removed and the remaining sections joined.

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