• Lynn34608
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    11 months ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had colon removed September 2017. Need hydration 3 to 4 times a week.

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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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    • BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    11 months ago
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    test & scan results

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had: - liver biopsy - MRI - PET - CT (performed some time ago and results already known) Forgot to include an update to te...

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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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    • toosoon
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    12 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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    • Vortex24
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    12 months ago
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    Laparascopic colon surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    After starting, Dr noticed caking of Omentum and stopped the procedure. Introduced cancer into the 3 incisions Da Vince made. Now ha...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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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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    • Jannylt12
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Col...
    12 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Unfortunately this FIRST surgery was for the removal of my appendix (in May) and that’s how they found the tumor/cancer.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • CarolAnn51
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    about 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery was the easy part

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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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    • BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Tests & Scans

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still in the information-gathering stage. This week: PET scan on Tuesday, MRI on Wednesday, and liver biopsy today (Thursday)....

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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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    • Juicer
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Laparascopic colon surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Dealing with ostomy

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Mon. 7/10/18: Having it in the morning. From what I've read it tends not to be a huge deal. However it's going to be the last mor...

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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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    • Zack30215
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    about 1 year ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    For treatment I had an LAR with coloanastomosis, temporary iliostomy and hystermectomy

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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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    • lindag
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I'm still healing, it's only been 3 weeks. Pain was difficult to manage but is much better now. Thankfully I've been healing well.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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