reva's Journey:

Survivor: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient Info: Diagnosed: over 8 years ago, Female, Age: 61, KRAS mutation positive: Don't Know, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, Stage IIIC

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    the surgery went great was allergic 2 two diffrent pain meds once that was straighten out it all went great!!!

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • reva
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  3. 3
    • reva
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

    vomiting, tired , just really sick ....missed quite a few chemo treatments from such low counts !!!

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  4. 4
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    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    wow so happy finally thru can get this port out and get back 2 life .....

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    • reva
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    my doctor moved 2 calif. so got a new doc. for my 3rd year check up....blood work always came back good but she wanted 2 do a cat scan thank god and she found spots in the liver .

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    • reva
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    liver rescetion

    Procedure or Surgery

    surgery was very hard but made it thru it.....went 2 get staples removed it all came back open....what a mess!!

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • reva
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Home care

    Other Care

    took 5 months 2 heal from the surgery ....wore a wound vac for almost 5 months ....really sucked ... had home health care comein 3 times a week.....finally healed !!!

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    • reva
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    vomiting ,couldn't eat ,nausea all the time,diarrhea very bad even with meds,loss all my hair this time, edema,chemo brain ....hope i never have 2 do this again !!!!

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    • reva
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Decision Point

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

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    • reva
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Home care

    Other Care

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

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    • reva
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Really no big celebration 2 sick still....just glad it's all behind me once again !!!!

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