dawn's Journey with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Survivor: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 5 years ago, Female, Age: 51, KRAS mutation positive: Don't Know, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, Stage IIIA

  1. 1
    • dawn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    bowel resection

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • dawn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Nausea medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    side effects and impact to daily life, it just depended upon the day

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  3. 3
    • dawn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    Still have issues sometimes with remembering or coming up with words I want.

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  4. 4
    • dawn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    This is slowly coming back to being more normal.

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  5. 5
    • dawn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    during chemo it was only in my hands, once I finished chemo I now have it in my feet and hands some days are better than others. The weather outside seems to have an effect on it Onc doesnt understand why it showed up after done with chemo in my feet, wont go away will have it the rest of my life.

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  6. 6
    • dawn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • dawn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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  8. 8
    • dawn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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  9. 9
    • dawn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    High blood pressure (hypertension)

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • dawn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Mouth dryness

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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  11. 11
    • dawn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Done with treatments! Still have just a little neuropathy in my fingers quite a bit in my feet, and slowly feeling better every day!

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