1. 10 months ago
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    To have surgery and lose my job or take a year to wait and build up FMLA time before surgery

    Decision Point

    I chose to go back to work so I didn't lose my job and my insurance. I need up with a bowel blockage and after surgery I was termina...

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    • PattyLou
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    almost 2 years ago
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    to accept chemo or not. leaning to not.

    Decision Point

    Focus on nutritional health and rebuilding muscle loss and overall fitness.

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    • BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    What kind of surgery?

    Decision Point

    Haven't reached this decision point yet but it is fast approaching. The rectal tumor is responding well to chemotherapy, but th...

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    • Carole7373
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    about 2 years ago
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    Second opinion,wishing for third

    Decision Point

    The Drs. at Oschners are in network but the hospitals aren't, I feel like they could prevent my husband from having a perm.coloscopy...

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    • lindag
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    No Chemo or radiation

    Decision Point

    Oncologist said it would not benefit me

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    • Team_Jason
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 2 years ago
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    WHAT DO WE DO NOW?

    Decision Point

    Giving up is not an option. We have a 4 year old and a 7 year old that need him.

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    • Team_Jason
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 2 years ago
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    What other doctor's could we go see

    Decision Point

    We went to Johns Hopkins where we learned about other options and they looked into clinical trials to no avail. I emailed many insti...

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    • JaneA
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Choice between 2 types of rectal resection.

    Decision Point

    My surgeon offered me the option between LAR ( low anterior resection) and APR surgery. The LAR is an "easier" surgery to recover fr...

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    • inaJAR
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    over 3 years ago
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    Clinical trial

    Decision Point

    To start in Fall 2017 for Opdivo. I have MSI-H and trials in US show good response with this mutation. Waiting until scan in mid-...

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    • Amber0728
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 3 years ago
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    no more Chemo

    Decision Point

    last year I was diagnosed with colon cancer that spread to the liver and gall bladder earlier this year I was diagnosed with ovarian...

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    • Jane42
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    over 3 years ago
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    Where to have surgery.

    Decision Point

    I tried to get into Roswell, but due to insurance confusion and the tumor obstructing, I had to have surgery before I was accepted b...

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    • aknative
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 3 years ago
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    just live one day at a time

    Decision Point

    I just feel helpless most times But when I'm feeling ok I try to do things an then I just over do it an get tired for a few days

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