• LCrisp515
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    7 months ago
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    Removal of rectal tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had many endoscopic procedures (one at UNC CH that took 6 hours to remove my primary 9mm x 365 degrees rectal tumor that took 6 ho...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
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    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • LCrisp515
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    7 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    It just didn’t seem fair. I have never smoked. I’m a healthy eater. Why did I have cancer?

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  1. 8 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have been lucky and have not had major side effects from Folfox with Avastin other than the cold sensitivity in my hands and some ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • danpb13
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    8 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Husbands cancer has spread from the liver to the adrenal gland on the kidney and spot to the lung. Going back on vextibic and irinot...

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    • MsMarty
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    9 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The battle continues...Chemo regimen consists of 6 Xeloda pills per day, broken into two dosages of 3 pills each. 14 days on then 7 ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MsMarty
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    9 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Bone metastasis are again active and a new cluster of lymph nodes showing up around breast bone, fourth rib. Bone aches back as well...

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    • MsMarty
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    9 months ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Was NED(no evidence of disease) for five glorious months.

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    • Carole7373
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    9 months 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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    • Carole7373
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    9 months 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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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    9 months 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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    • MsMarty
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    10 months 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...
    10 months 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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