• Lovette
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    12 hour surgery removed portion of liver and colon. Longer recovery time than expected

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Due to surgery, I have nerve damage in rectum and in tail bone. I must sit on coccyx pillow. Also with bi hourly bathroom trips that...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was admitted to hospital after a CT scan that I had to scrape $600 together to have. This was 10 days after a sonogram showed large ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Thank God the cancer was caught very early. I only lost 8" of my colon and it did not spread. Get a colonoscopy when you should. The...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went all as expected.. but they also found a spot on my liver.. need to have that checked out at another hospital/surgeon do...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Everything has changed.

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had 2 ft of colon removed & 10 lymph nodes, 8 of 10 found to have cancer

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    4/18/14

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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
    • YvetteC
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I'm going to be a bit graphic here. So I apologize to anyone who may get disgusted lol - but, having most of my colon removed, (no ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Immediate postop period easier than I expected. Diverticulosis found in area of cancer so larger portion of colon was removed than e...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Also included hysterectomy, temporary ileostomy, and liver surgery - total of nine hours with three surgical teams.

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery successfully removed tumour but once they got in they found complications (had gone trough colon wall and attached to bowel)...

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