Arkycampers' Journey with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 6 years ago, Female, Age: 59

  1. 1
    over 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. 2
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    5FU wore the Chemo everyday for 5 wks.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Had to take time half way between treatments because of the terrible burns. Finished last week and I am still recovering from the burn

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. 4
    over 5 years ago
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    Body part/function

    Loss

    Nausea diareha had to control my bowel

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  5. 5
    over 5 years ago
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    Decision Point

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

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  6. 6
    over 5 years ago
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    Other Care

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  7. 7
    over 5 years ago
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    Other Care

    Chemo and rad. Did help to shrink my tumor. Surgery removed the remainder. Removed about30 inches pig colon, anus and rectum. Wearing a ostomy. After 3 weeks I'm still sore and tired. Was so suppose to start chemo this week, but sturgeon thinks I'm still to weak. Down to 89 lbs.

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  8. 8
    over 5 years ago
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    Other Care

    Today, I received a call from hollister ostomomy supplies and was approved for supplies waiting for a 3 month supply.. Thank u, hollister

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