• abby22091
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had surgery 2/21/2014 to fix bowel perforation. Recovery did not go well and ended up forming a fistula. I was kept in the hospita...

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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
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    • abby22091
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removed adenocarcinoma blockage from colon along with a few centimeters of my colon.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I wasn't prepared for the pain. It also took several months to be able to eat the things I wanted...and understand what I could eat...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • rt2014
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    After 6 weeks of iron infusions for anemia finally had my colon resection in December 2014. Am told I will need chemo as a preventiv...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Zebra
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Colorec...
    about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    After surgery I still had gastro intestestinal issues and low potassium

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • CindyRO
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    She suffered a lot of pain. Received 2 units of blood. Had a reaction to the blood. Was in the hospital 8 days total. We expecte...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • ket60
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Very rough surgery for him recovery was slow.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • dsjmrpt
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    over 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Thought they were going to take out tumor, but had to take section of colon. Surgery went smooth. No colostomy. Yeah

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery was explained well, and it went as planned. First week of recovery was what I'd consider typical. Some pain and discom...

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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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    • mrcytech
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Temporary (3 months) Ileostomy.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • kevjen490
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was to have my colon resection done on December 4th. I have a 5 cm adenocarcinoma mass sigmoid colon and a polyp that needed to c...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  3. over 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had my colon resection (and gall bladder removal) and 28 lymph nodes removed. Diagnosed with Stage 3A colon cancer. Was in the hos...

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