• TerriofJax
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    about 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
    about 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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    • gianninaz
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Great doctor for my colon-resection. Not difficult, no complications. It was the chemo that ruined my robust (if cancer-infected) he...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was very fortunate that the procedure went well and I never really missed much work. I was back breaking 80 on the golf course an...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Whole of ascending colon removed PLUS sigmoid-rectal junction removed. GREAT impact!!

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had wonderful care at the Moffitt Cancer Hospital in Tampa, fl. The nurses aids were warm and giving. Nurses were excellent and ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    the surgery went great was allergic 2 two diffrent pain meds once that was straighten out it all went great!!!

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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
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    • u4cats
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Ileostomy

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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
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    • Vivenia
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    During the time waiting for surgery my husband and I spend a lot of time together. The surgeon had told me to eat soft, bland food,...

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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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    • Cin
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorectal...
    over 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Also had pelvic tumor and ovaries removed.

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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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    • moejoe
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    After 18 month of chemotherapy I sent my own scans to the Mayo Clinic to see if I could have surgery. In the beginning I was told I...

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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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    • kalen
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Right now, my little sister is 2 weeks post op. She is not real mobile, has an IV 8 hours a day, and in a good bit of pain. Do...

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