• dsjmrpt
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    almost 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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  1. almost 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...
    almost 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...
    about 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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  2. about 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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    • Kassy2
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    40% of the colon was removed which they feel they excised all of the cancer but my sister developed severe pain and infection in her...

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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
    • hobbsm
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    For anyone having this surgery it was fine, I had right side colon tumor and the first 48 hours were the worse but for me it was not...

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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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  3. about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Just 2 days after diagnosis, I'm wheeled into OR to have tumor in ascending colon removed. Doc did a great job (I think), removing ...

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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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    • 1toughmom
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went in for laproscopic surgery to remove tumor, biopsy lymphnodes and do re section. They sent tumor to pathology while I was in OR...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery went well, and I was in the hospital for 3 days. Got out on my birthday, (9/26) which was a wonderful present having th...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Stylerman
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Getting my core strength back has been very difficult but it's coming around slowly. Moving on to Chemo in November

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    On June 27 2014 I went to a quick care clinic for abdominal pain and unable to go to the bathroom. The nurse practitioner thought I ...

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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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