AmyMissel's Journey with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Survivor: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Female, Age: 42, KRAS mutation positive: No, BRAF mutation positive: No, Stage IV

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    • AmyMissel
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    My fourth reoccurrence since initial dx... Tired of tx but what other optionns are there.

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    • AmyMissel
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Laparascopic colon surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Rt liver resection 2011, rt lung wedge resection 2012.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Debilitating fatigue followed by severe depression

    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • AmyMissel
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    almost 4 years ago
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    Trying radiation for first time, hoping for less se than chemo.

    Celebration

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    • AmyMissel
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 4 years ago
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    How aggressive to tx stage IV at age 38?

    Decision Point

    Loosing hope for quality of life for myself and family.

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    • AmyMissel
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    almost 4 years ago
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    CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

    Other Care

    Massage, yoga, prayer/meditation

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    • AmyMissel
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 4 years ago
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    My mind/Sense of Humor

    Loss

    Very difficult to find pleasure in the little things.

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    • AmyMissel
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    almost 4 years ago
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    Other Care

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