TerriC's Journey with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Survivor: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 12 years ago, Female, Age: 55, KRAS mutation positive: Don't Know, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, Stage IIIC

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    • TerriC
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Removal of Tumor/Colon resection

    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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    • TerriC
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Other

    Loss

    Was anemic, that is how they started looking for problem and discovered cancer

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    • TerriC
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    NEVER took Nausea meds, worked the entire time as a high school teacher-except for 1/2 days of treatment. I did Folfox with Oxaliplatin. I had a pump and did 48 hours every 2 weeks.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • TerriC
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Finished treatment in August of 2005

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    • TerriC
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Cancer FREE

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