1. over 4 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port has been implanted for chemo and received 1 round. Bowel perforated and colostomy 2/2. Very emergency surgery.

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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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    • deb40_98
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Stage 4 colon cancer. Had surgery, then reconstruction of my new rear end. Spent 21 days in hospital, got MURSA which was a mass inf...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • lonestar
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was just on light-duty at home (10 lb. max) to lift. temporary status.

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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
    1 Comment
    • kfarmer
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    While it isn't the worst thing I have had to deal with, it does impact your life to a degree and anyone who says it doesn't is full ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    4 Comments
    • azsuper
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Hay what's this? LOL. o' what fun.

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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
    1 Comment
    • zitro69
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went in for laparoscopic surgery and ended up needing open surgery due to the size of the tumor.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    1 Comment
    • glm5
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was not prepared for a colostomy, I thought that I was having a laparoscopy to obtain tissue for pathology

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • grammy14
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My Mother found out that She had Cancer on Mother's day 2013! Didn't know what kind or what operation needed until we got to Shadys...

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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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    • Kristi1967
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Here is my story: http://kristiholcomb.vpweb.com/

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Niksmom
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I hated it. It leaked all over when I slept. Because I was obese I couldn't get a good seal on my bag.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • AngieJ
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Colostomy & skin around it became irritated from thin stools ,painful . Went to surgeon . Had colonoscopy through ostomy had strictu...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Joyex
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    major surgery with tough recovery

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