• sjej1
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 3 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a sigmoidectomy 4.5 years ago. Recently back surgery to relieve pressure tumor was placing on a nerve in my back.

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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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    • Spyro
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Dietary habits total change

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Sharonk
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 3 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Emergency surgery within hours of diagnosis (CAT scan in ER) went fine,but post-op team didn't monitor respiration. My RN daughter g...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • BradB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 3 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had colon resection surgery when I was 41 following diagnosis. The surgery went smoothly. They removed my sigmoid colon. I was hos...

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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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    • Notiro
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Resection in ascending colon.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • oldhippie
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Right hemicolonomy, was able to do laparoscopy, alot of soreness and pain. No pathology yet. 500 mile round trip is for the birds....

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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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    • jmrud1y
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Diagnosed and treated(surgery) in Cherry Hill, NJ. Declined chemo and or radiation. Drs suggested take it or leave it - stage 2 it'...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • rollaway
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 3 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    My colon had ruptured and I had an encapsulated infection. The tumor was the size of a basketball. The cancer was in my reproductive...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • catlillie
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 3 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had surgery to remove the colon tumor, the one on my liver, some lymph nodes.. I think that was all! Clean pathology afterwards, t...

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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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  1. over 3 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went well, the recovery was rough. I developed an ileus and was rehospitalized for 6 more days.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • patm
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    had feeding tube inserted and removed 3 months later

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • gilzma
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Diagnosed Dec 16,2014. Colectomy surgery. Jan9. Removed tumor and ancending colon along with 26 lymph nodes, 9 of which were postive...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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