• Carole7373
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 1 year ago
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    MRI to determine the type of surgery... praying it isn't permanent bag.

    Procedure or Surgery

    Friday the 16th he'll have the MRI, then schedule surgery...

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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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    • Carole7373
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 1 year ago
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    Second opinion,wishing for third

    Decision Point

    The Drs. at Oschners are in network but the hospitals aren't, I feel like they could prevent my husband from having a perm.coloscopy...

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    • LaShawn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This has not happened yet, I am in limbo. I do not know what to expect. Have to wait another week and a half.

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • LaShawn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    I was not expecting this!

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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 1 year ago
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    Post Obstructive Pneumonia or Pneumonitis, pain in Right lung with Tachycardia

    Symptoms

    I had been having a lot of chest wall pain and a racing heartbeat for over a month... then last month the pain got very bad in my ri...

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    • notgud44
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Very painful.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • notgud44
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 1 year ago
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    Removal of rectal tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    I can't turn my head.And my feet still have the numbness.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MsMarty
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    over 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    It had to be done, no way was I going to let it win!

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • MsMarty
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    over 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Woke from surgery to remove the tumor with a colostomy bag.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Debrod
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Removal of rectal tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    Side effects impacted my life in a bad way

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • medale
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    over 1 year ago
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    3rd 3 month CT/CEA screen

    Milestones

    A clean CT/CEA at my October 3 month follow-up. Next CT/CEA in 6 months. Great relief!

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    • Cejohu
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Cancer removed

    Celebration

    When I had my surgery after diagnosis, the tumor was removed. It was at such an early stage that no further treatment was required. ...

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