• 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
    over 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...
    over 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
    over 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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    • Kickingass
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    over 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...
    over 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...
    over 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...
    over 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...
    over 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
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  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
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