• Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 2 years ago
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    Punch needle biopsy left lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    The twilight didn't work and I was wide awake during the procedure. I will never twilight again unless my life depends on it. Knock ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Teelee3
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    over 2 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Two years after my diagnosis of stage 2a rectal cancer, the disease spread to my liver. The tumor was 4 cm and operable, although 5 ...

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    • Jane42
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    over 2 years ago
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    Contracted C-Diff that was resistant to Vancomycin.

    Other Care

    After several months of going on Vancomycin just to have the c-diff come back as soon as I stopped it, they decided to try a fecal t...

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    • Jane42
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I thought radiation would be the easy part. I was more fatigued and had constant diarrhea during radiation.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Jane42
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Due to the length of treatment and the side effects, I was unable to work. I retired from my job (at 56).

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Jane42
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    over 2 years ago
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    Where to have surgery.

    Decision Point

    I tried to get into Roswell, but due to insurance confusion and the tumor obstructing, I had to have surgery before I was accepted b...

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    • Jane42
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    over 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...
    over 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...
    over 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...
    over 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...
    over 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...
    over 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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