mamab's Journey with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 54, KRAS mutation positive: Don't Know, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, Stage III

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    • mamab
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    colonoscopy

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • mamab
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Large tumor in descending colon

    Oh No

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    • mamab
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    removed 22 inches of descending colon.....thankful no colostomy needed! easy recovery ! 15 lymph nodes tested all -

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • mamab
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Other

    Oh No

    realized first colonoscopy was incomplete

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    • mamab
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    2nd colonoscopy

    Procedure or Surgery

    found 9 polyps in ascending colon....3 which could not be removed

    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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    • mamab
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    removed 9.5 inches of ascending colon.....22 lypmph nodes tested.. 2 returned positive.......stage III

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mamab
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    DEVISTATED

    Oh No

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    • mamab
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    For some reason having a terrible time accepting this foreign object in my body......it burns like crazy !!!!

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mamab
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    1st round ok, but they had a hard time accessing a blood return, burnt like crazy

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • mamab
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    dye study on port

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • mamab
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    1st port had lodged into mammary vein instead of vena cava problem with catheter so port replaced

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • mamab
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    going much better now port is working correctly

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