• Kickingass
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    about 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    It took 2 weeks for my bowel to start working and be discharged from hospital.

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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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    • Team_Jason
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    about 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    October 2016, Jason had a partial resection of his colon. He had to stop chemotherapy for 6 weeks prior to surgery and could not hav...

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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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    • 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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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    about 1 year ago
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    PET scan scheduled

    Procedure or Surgery

    april 30 2016

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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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    • Mamaburns
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Pretty much typical, except for the "Oh No" factor. Surgery was successful, with no lymph node involvement, but the "C" word doesn't...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
  1. over 1 year ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    small tumor removed from lung that was in fact colon cancer

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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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    • Debramarsh
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgical wound infection every thing on hold

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • Rldale
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Laparascopic colon surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had laparascopic sigmoid colon resection. A 2-hour surgery turned into 6 hours because my appendix had shifted and was growing into ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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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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    • JaneA
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 1 year ago
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    Robotically-assisted APR (Abdominoperineal Resection) surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    APR surgery is the removal of the sigmoid colon, the rectum, and the anus resulting in a permanent colostomy. Even though the surger...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • JaneA
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 1 year ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Many people are very nervous about getting a port implanted. My colorectal surgeon implanted my port, and I have never had any probl...

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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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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 1 year ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my port replaced and they moved it from.right side to my left. It hurts a lot this time, but maybe it's worse on the left? It...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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