survivor1yr's Journey:

Patient: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer > Carcinoid Tumor

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 6 years ago, Female, Age: 54

  1. 1
    almost 5 years ago
    survivor1yr's Avatar

    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Fear of recurrence

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
  2. 2
    almost 5 years ago
    survivor1yr's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Still feel like I have "chemo" brain...still experiencing a lot of nausea almost 4 months after finishing 6 months of chemo.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  3. 3
    almost 5 years ago
    survivor1yr's Avatar

    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    terrible nausea even with using ondansetron (zofran) 8mg x 2 day but I'm sure it helps a lot

    0 Comments
  4. 4
    almost 5 years ago
    survivor1yr's Avatar

    My mind/Sense of Humor

    Loss

    I don't know how to continue living (hope) when my fear of recurrence is so high

    0 Comments
  5. 5
    almost 5 years ago
    survivor1yr's Avatar

    Decision Point

    I don't think if my colorectal cancer recurs, I will opt for chemo again and I'm only 49 years old. Simply because if it recurs, it probably will continue to do so.

    0 Comments