• medale
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    11 months 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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    • Carole7373
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    11 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Getting the radiation wasn't painful. The pain came after a couple of weeks. Extreme pain when urinating and having BM...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Carole7373
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    11 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My chemo was 24/7 through a Port. for 6 weeks

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Carole7373
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    11 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I went for colonoscopy and had 2 polyps removed. the third polyps was biopsied,and was cancer .

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  1. 11 months ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I just had my power port put in this morning. The numbing medication has not worn off yet, but the procedure went quickly. It is suc...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    11 months ago
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    May have to wait one or two years before chemo

    Celebration

    My cancer has decided to grow very slowly compared to what this mutation usually does! I wont' have to have FOLFIRI chemo for one to...

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    • Donnazelda
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    12 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Have to do chemo and radiation. I didn't think it was that bad but the results from the MRI and the CT scan were inconclusive enoug...

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    • Lanie34
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    12 months ago
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    MGUS diagnosis

    Other Care

    In 2016, oncologist ran further testing & discovered that my IgM (& IgA?) was elevated. She wasn’t sure if it was Waldenstrom’s dx. ...

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  2. 12 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    I had my first appt at the Cancer Center in Asheville. According to the CT report, multiple large hepatic abnormalities up to 8 cmm...

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    • medale
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    about 1 year ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Jan 2018 - Follow-up CT scan shows that the mass under my right lung was from the lung being partially collapsed. Still some collaps...

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    • GeeKay
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    about 1 year ago
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    CRS with Hipec

    Procedure or Surgery

    Dr. Bijelic in Fairfax Inova ( Virginia) is an amazing surgeon.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    about 1 year ago
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    Radiation Pneumonitis of the left lung

    Side Effects

    I had/have Radiation Pneumonitis that started in July 2018 and is finally starting to go away in mid August 2018. It was very painfu...

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