• Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    PET and CT show 3 lesions in liver six months after finishing chemo.

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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    After finishing chemo PET showed I was clear of cancer!

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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    Still have neuropathy 6 months after finishing chemo.

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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    Still low but increasing 6 months after chemo.

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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Taste change/loss

    Side Effects

    Lost taste completely but it returned quickly after I finished chemo.

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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Folfox - Red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets went very low. Had to have neulasta twice to increase white count. Had to ...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went well, no pain after surgery, Tylenol only. Fast recovery. No noticeable changes in bowel habits.

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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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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Dr was great. Removed part of my right side of large intestine . Removed tumor . No side effects or pain after surgery. Also had a ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went well. Right hemicolectomy. No pain. Never took anything stronger than Tylenol and was getting up and walking on my on i...

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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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    • Brooks58
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    4 months ago
    • Bolduc44
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    4 months ago
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    Weight loss

    Side Effects

    numbness/tingling, fatigue, abd. pain, nausea, diarrhea

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    • Cherlynn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    4 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Shock, disbelief, out of body, blame

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