TishaF's Journey with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: almost 6 years ago, Female, Age: 71, KRAS mutation positive: Yes, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, Stage IV

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    • TishaF
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • TishaF
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Oh No

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

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    • TishaF
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Laparascopic colon surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    After surgery I had a section of my colon collapse which I had to have another surgery to repair. 27 days in the hospital.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • TishaF
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    A few side effects from chemo. Rash, hair loss, nails splits, no feelings in finger tips and toes which I still have.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • TishaF
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Side Effects

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

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    • TishaF
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Clinical Trial

    So far so good! Finished one week of Lonsurf and Optivo without any side effects. Yeah! Praying this works. Running out of options but not giving up. Love life

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    • TishaF
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had to stop the strivarga for a week or two. Had a low grade fever, headaches, rash and extreme fatigue. Hopefully can give it a try in a couple weeks again. Anyone had these symptoms? Or yeah bladder infection! I am on the lowest dose.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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