• BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    5/26/2019: Hi all, back after several weeks' hiatus, during which time I had the APR surgery (with laparoscopic ablation of li...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    April 14 - Met with my surgeon on April 11. I'd had the follow-up scans we'd been waiting to do, and they looked good. Surgery is...

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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
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    • Dmcaly
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I went in to the ER (for what I thought) were kidney stones, ended up in surgery that night for a bowel obstruction. When they opene...

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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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    • toosoon
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    11 months ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery itself went as expected but after the surgery I had low bp for 6 months causing passing out. Colostomy itself was surpri...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Shopper1
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    12 months ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Ended up in emergency surgery for an obstruction that turned out to be cancer

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Team_Jason
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    about 1 year ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The day after diagnosis, Jason had an emergency diversion colostomy since his colon tumor was blocking 99% of his colon.

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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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    • ALERO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 1 year ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Not too bad overall. More focused on the larger problem. This is minor.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Kazykay
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Tremendous change in daily living. Mentally and Physically challenging.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. almost 3 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Who could ever adjust to this

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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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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 3 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was impacted and it was affecting my ability to pee. Emergency surgery scheduled for morning. I was scared.

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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
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    • Accushla
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    over 3 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had my surgery March 24 2014. Waking up I had 3 lines running into me. A drain, an IV, catheter and of course my new colostomy. I al...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. about 4 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My colostomy was unexpected but it's supposed to be temporary.

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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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