Vickie29's Journey with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Survivor: Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 7 years ago, Female, Age: 70, Stage III

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    • Vickie29
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    Three doctors thought I had hemorrhoids, but fourth doctor identified the tumor. Actually two, both rectal and anal cancer.

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    over 4 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

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

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    over 4 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: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Vickie29
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

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

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