• Jean
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 8 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgery was June 22, 2011 hospital stay was 3 days went home rested and was up and out in a week. They removed the asending colon...

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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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    • PhillieG
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 8 years ago
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    RFA

    Procedure or Surgery

    So I have a date set for my 4th RFA. It will be on October 17th. It seems like they are yearly procedures at this point of my journe...

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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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    • PETSR2LOVE
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    over 8 years ago
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    Laparascopic colon surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Experienced nausea for sometime after surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. over 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was in the hospital for 5 weeks. The first three weeks were to battle perotonitis with IV antibiotics. They were trying to get rid...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. over 8 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    A colostomy was only part of my surgery. They also removed my rectum and the associated tumor, along with my anus. I also had a to...

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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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    • Buzzard
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    over 8 years ago
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    Removal of rectal tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had anus sewn shut after tumor was removed. Margins were to low to save it. I now have an ostomy and yes it is a life changing event...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Buckwirth
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 8 years ago
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    Removal of rectal tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    Abdominoperineal resection with permanent colostomy Near the end of the radiation treatments I began to have extreme pain associa...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. over 8 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a one day 9 1/2 surgery with three different surgeons, first the liver surgeon took out 36% of my liver, then the colon surgeo...

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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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    • PhillieG
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 8 years ago
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    RFA - Radio Frequency Ablation

    Procedure or Surgery

    I've had the RFA done 3 times. September 2007, December 2009, and August 2010 . The RFA was the easiest thing I've had done. Wit...

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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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    • PhillieG
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 8 years ago
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    Wedge resection to right lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    Summer 2008: Wedge resection to right lung. The stay wasn't as bad as the other times. I did not have the NG tube and the stay was 6...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • PhillieG
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 8 years ago
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    Wedge resection on both lungs

    Procedure or Surgery

    Spring 2007: Resection on both lungs. Again, some trouble with bowels slowing down. I think the stay was 8-10 days. Pretty sure I ha...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • PhillieG
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 8 years ago
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    Wedge resection to right lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    Spring, 2006. I had the first of three lung operations for small tumors. They were able to do wedge resections. I also was able to d...

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