• BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    5 days 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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    • GivingCare
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    12 days ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    After initial diagnosis in 2013, my husband had his rectal tumor removed along with about a foot of bowel. He had an ileostomy for a...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • MsMarty
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    22 days ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    In spite of chemotherapy my CEA continues to rise. It is 379 as of last week, so my Oncologist ordered a PET Scan. Did test yesterda...

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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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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Liver tumor removal!

    Procedure or Surgery

    Scheduled for April 4, 2019.

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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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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went well, no pain after surgery, Tylenol only. Fast recovery. No noticeable changes in bowel habits.

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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
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  1. about 1 month ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Dr was great. Removed part of my right side of large intestine . Removed tumor . No side effects or pain after surgery. Also had a ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Pilldoc
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went well. Right hemicolectomy. No pain. Never took anything stronger than Tylenol and was getting up and walking on my on i...

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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
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    • PattyLou
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 1 month ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Fist size tumour removed Nov 28 via laparoscopic surgery. Physically healed by late December; anemia corrected by mid February; stil...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. about 1 month ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    Wanted to post an update..I had the right lobe of my liver resected, my sigmoid colon resected and my gallbladder removed. I was in ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • diamante
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    about 1 month ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    I have my first colonoscopy 12-21 -2018.on 12-28-2018 the lab have their final diagnosis it was adenocarcinoma they could not tell...

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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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  3. 2 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Cancer is back... Surgery is set for Feb 27. Odd in a way as my first surgery was on Feb 27 2014. Waiting till after surgery to ...

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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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  4. 2 months ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    I have my surgery coming up on February 19th. I'm ready. I will fight with everything in my power to get this beast out of my life o...

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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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