• Jane42
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    about 2 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    I had pain in my right, lower abdomen. Went to urgent care, who sent me to ER for a CT Scan. In and out of ER for several weeks, t...

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    • Santafe
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    about 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    SBRT to liver and bone mets

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Santafe
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    about 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    On FOLFIRI every 2 weeks for 3 years; side effects starting to accumulate, deteriorating quality of life

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Santafe
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    about 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    surgery to colon and also liver in 2011

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    about 2 years ago
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    Recurrence

    Milestones

    Scan reveals 2cm growth in apex of left lung.

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    • GolfGirl
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    about 2 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    Our dear, sweet and funny NanaL has lost her 7 year battle with CRC. I am heartbroken, but feel blessed for our friendship.

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    • In512
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    about 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation was my first experience of cancer treatment...5 days...five 20 minutes procedures...week before operation. Well..it was p...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • In512
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    about 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Of course it is NOT easy to do...I had standart adjuvant chemo with 5-FU, leucovorin and oxaliplatin..everything IV..via implanted ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • In512
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    about 2 years ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was operated in november 2016 (one month after diagnose), laparoscopic operation, with removal of 25 cm of colon (tumor was at the r...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • In512
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    about 2 years ago
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    Oh No...did it REALLY happen to me?..

    Oh No

    My whole "Oh No" business was the fact that I got diagnose in my 40...Felt like absolut disaster. I am the ONLY person in my family ...

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    • medale
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    about 2 years ago
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    Colonoscopy shows tumor

    Oh No

    After blood in stool my GP referred me to a GI for a colonoscopy at age 47. I thought hemorrhoid but woke up to cancer. In hindsight...

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    • medale
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    about 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started FOLFOX on 5/8/2017. Horrible problem with severe constipation on first round (probably from Zofran and not drinking enough f...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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