• Susan0881
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Dr. Alexander Blankenship removed a 5" adenocarcinoma from sigmoid colon,5"ofcolon from above and below the tumor, 23 lymph nodes,& ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I HAD TO GET AN EMERGENCY SURGERY DONE .AFTER A STUDY SHOWED WHAT I HAD IT WAS A TUMOR IN MY COLON ..

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • GMP3C
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Right hemocolectomy on February 23, 2012. Plus a hernia repair in the same area. Got my lab results on March 8, showed 4 of 27 lym...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. over 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Meet with a surgeon a couple of days after Christmas. He was great. Said he was concerned due to family history that my it might 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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    • Drumom
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    A resection of my colon,removal of tumor,appendix,lymph nodes was done the week of christmas 2011. Did not want to wait till after t...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Although I was told there was a chance that my surgeon might perform APR with Permanent Colostomy, I really didn't want it. Because ...

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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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    • braves1719
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal St...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    After my colon surgery, I started chemo with a port placement. Was not told not to lift ovr 10 lbs. I moved a picnic table and the...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. almost 8 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgeon removed 12 inches of my colon along with 30 lymph nodes. Not all of the lymph nodes contained cancer and it appears that...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Callapt
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 8 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was going through a separation and divorce when I was diagnosed with colon cancer. My wife had moved to an apartment and left our...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • twarden67
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a colon resection May 2011, luckily no colostomy. Recovery wasn't bad, just took time, went back to work 2 weeks later on ligh...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Salical
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 8 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgery was a rt colectomy with assisted laparoscopy. this was done on Monday. all of Ascending Colom removed and part of the tr...

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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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    • EskimoDoll
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    about 8 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I did well. And was out of the hospital in record time. Surgery - Wednesday, Home by Friday, Garage Sale-ing by Sunday... And it wa...

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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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