• NaniBrown
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 5 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...
    almost 5 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
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    • RavenRose
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    almost 5 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
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    • YvetteC
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 5 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
    almost 5 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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  1. almost 5 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
    almost 5 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
    almost 5 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...
    about 5 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
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  2. about 5 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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  3. about 5 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
    about 5 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
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