Experiences with Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy) experiences

    • Pinkzilla0
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    11 days ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Hello colostomy bag! Cancer was more advanced than they thought. Began 6 months of chemo and then five weeks out of town for radia...

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    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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    • Muffin55
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal Stro...
    25 days ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Well, my doctor (Oncologist) really has had patience with me through the first stages of this, and he has been a rock. I told him th...

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    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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  1. about 1 month ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Open, extended right colectomy. 7 days in the hospital; stage 2 - no chemo or radiation. CEA never raised and PET didn't show cancer.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • IndigoBlue
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    5 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    One of the staples burst when removed and then I had an abscess that burst. Then cancer spread to my abdomen.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Shadel
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    5 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Also had HiPEC

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    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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    • Samswr74
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    6 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery caused an abscess that had to be drained on multiple occasions since and has just recently healed up completely as far as th...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • kymberd
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    6 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    15 hour surgery. His small intestine was attached on the back side to the large intestine. He had interception as a child in which c...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Rosepetal
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    8 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery went well.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Jambisket
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    9 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Tumor in sigmoid colon. Had robotic surgery. Fast recovery.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • yvonne78
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    9 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    May 10th had partial colectomy surgery went well had some minor issues in hospital but resolved. Now im waiting to see another oncol...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. 10 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Sigmoid colon resection on February 2015 and embolization of right Liver portal vein

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Boomgirl
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    11 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removed sigmoid and part of descending colon, both ovaries and appendix. Seven days in hospital. I was sent out for CT scan for susp...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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