Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy) - oldhippie

Procedure or Surgery Associated with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer. Posted on August 30, 2015 View this journey (7 Experiences)

Right hemicolonomy, was able to do laparoscopy, alot of soreness and pain. No pathology yet. 500 mile round trip is for the birds. The locals are not well
Thought of at the cancer center.

Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    oldhippie

    Pathology report. one very large polyp, over 1/2 of colon obstructed.
    everything looks "good", no "cancer" in polyps removed or lymph nodes.
    worse was "high grade hyperplasia", but it was completely taken out.
    Need to do colonscopy now every year, need to do another one for a
    rectal polyp that was doing a few things we didn't like shortly

    about 4 years ago

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