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

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgeon is a rock star. He did both of my surgeries laproscopically. Minimal scarring, shorter recovery.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • rosean711
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Col...
    over 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The tumors continued to grow so a trip to MAYO clinic and they advised another colon resection and would try to remove as many tumor...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    They told me that I would take a little longer to regain my regular daily routines in life. It took me about two weeks and I was bac...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was satisfied with the surgery, the doctor did microscopic surgery and he was able to reconnect my colon.

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    4 abdominal surgeries in 2010, 2011 & 2012 in efforts to remove the tumor but it's still there...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Mona6518
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Jan 2006 - removed a foot of my colon and the tumor

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    i had three surgeries and i now have a new liver and i am cancer free i also had my gallbladder removed and my small intestine cut a...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    was off work for 6 weeks went back part time for 3 weeks after fine till last mounth

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Friday was the day for my surgeon to remove the tumor that has plaques me for almost two years. My faith was strong so going in I w...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Friday will be my surgery day. Praying for the best. Don't know what to expect but I pray that the surgery is a great success and ...

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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
    1 Comment
    • nanny2lexi
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    over 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    This might not have been so bad if I had been a little more informed of what was going to take place. I had no information before su...

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