1. almost 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Had to drive 70 miles each way to UCLA for about 15 days in a 3 week period. Started radiation treatments right away- never told abo...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. almost 2 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    no signs 5 years since stage I surgery then all of a sudden a diagnosis of stage IV. Two visits to the ER two days prior to diagnosi...

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    • CarolAnn51
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    Can’t touch or eat or drink anything cold for a week after treatment

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    • CarolAnn51
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery was the easy part

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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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    • GRJ
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorectal...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Adenocarcinoma colon T4N1

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    • Ching
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    almost 2 years ago
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    High blood pressure (hypertension)

    Side Effects

    fatigue, weakness, high blood pressure, low blood count, no appetite and constipation

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    • Zack30215
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Home care

    Other Care

    I had a wound care nurse come to my house twice a week for 4 weeks. I had the same nurse each time so it became very comfortable ta...

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    • Zack30215
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    For treatment I had an LAR with coloanastomosis, temporary iliostomy and hystermectomy

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Zack30215
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I was diagnosed after a colonoscopy. (I had just had a colonoscopy 3 years prior and was given the all clear. Guess they missed it...

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    • BobWeiss
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Took daily Xeloda pill

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • BobWeiss
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Radiation

    Diarrhea developed

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • BobWeiss
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Oh No

    Surprised and anxious

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