cory87's Journey with Carcinoid Tumor, Colorectal Cancer

Patient: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer > Carcinoid Tumor

Patient Info: Diagnosed: about 4 years ago, Female, Age: 46, KRAS mutation positive: No, BRAF mutation positive: No, Stage IIA

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    • cory87
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Colore...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • cory87
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Colore...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Problem with doctor

    Oh No

    I am going for a second opinion about my treatment options

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    • cory87
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Colore...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Treatment or not treatment

    Decision Point

    Medical industry is divided on whether to do treatment or not, I needed to educate myself better about my treatment options so I had stopped starting of the original treatment until I can understand better my options. My new Doctor explained everything more closely and openly with me, and provided me with different treatment options including the pill form. I am happier I took the time to understand my options which made me feel more in control again

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    • cory87
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Colore...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started oral chemo - a drug called Xeloda. Easier and with less side effects based on the studies and research I read. I am happy I can do this in the comfort of my home.

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