RobbieFlores' Journey with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Male, Age: 57, KRAS mutation positive: Don't Know, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, Stage IV

  1. 1
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    my initial chemo was 6 sessions. it went ok. minimal side effects. I didn't lose my hair, I lost some weight. my appetite was good. I did go through alot of pain. the process of killing cancer is painful and with stage 4 I had alot of cancer to kill.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. 2
    about 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    my radiation was very intense. i also carried a chemo pump 24/7 while doing radiation. but I survived. If anyone has any questions feel free to ask. I'm here to help.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    about 5 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    I put anemia but there were more.

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  4. 4
    about 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a very rough surgery. and some complications. but the everyday dealing with a colostomy has been almost easy. If anyone has any questions I'm here to help.

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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