YogaJean's Journey with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Survivor: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 14 years ago, Female, Age: 61, KRAS mutation positive: No, Stage IIIC

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    • YogaJean
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    A foot of bowel, didn't notice much change.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • YogaJean
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had a very severe reaction to chemo, it had to be reduced for me to continue - I have long-term side effects

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. 4
    • YogaJean
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    over 4 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    confused, depressed, unclear thinking

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    • YogaJean
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    I had a huge party for all the people that helped me. I made a ritual fire and we burned our fears and enjoyed friendship.

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    • YogaJean
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Job

    Loss

    I retired, thinking I would die within 5 years . I'm still here and I have a new job, I'm a yoga teacher!

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