vitin's Journey with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: almost 6 years ago, Male, Age: 74, KRAS mutation positive: Don't Know, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, Stage III

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    • vitin
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    i was a very healthy guy who never like to visit a doctor office ..so when i was diagnose with colon cancer it hit me so hard ..

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    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I HAD TO GET AN EMERGENCY SURGERY DONE .AFTER A STUDY SHOWED WHAT I HAD IT WAS A TUMOR IN MY COLON ..

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Decision Point

    AFTER MY SURGERY I HAD TO MAKE THE BIGGEST DECISION OF MY LIFE ..TO GET CHEMO DONDE

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    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I STARTED FINE WITH THE FIRST 2 CHEMO MY SIDE EFFECTS WHERE NOT SO BAD BUT THIS 3RD ONE HAS BEEN VERY BAD I CAN NOT DRINK ANYTHING COLD i have been weak and no engery at all feeling down it has impact my life it has stop me from doing what i love is going fishing lots out side things since i can not expose to the sun i live in puerto rico where we have sun all the time...i feel my life has stop i am a very strong guy ,,with lots of faith and pray this cancer will go away

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • vitin
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Clinical Trial

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