krisdawng's Journey with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Caregiver: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Female, KRAS mutation positive: Don't Know, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know

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    • krisdawng
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    First diagnosed with colon cancer (tumor; golf ball size) in Nov. 2010. Removed with surgery and no other treatment given.

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    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 4 years ago
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    Removal of rectal tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removed colon tumor; no other treatment given.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Colon cancer spread to liver..found in early 2012.

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    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    First few rounds..

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went better than expected! Dr's originally were going to have to open my mom up all the way and remove half of her liver, however, they were able to do it laproscopically and only took 25%

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • krisdawng
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Last few rounds of chemo (we hope). Side effects are very strong and she can't really function.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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