• Buzzard
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    about 8 years ago
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    Removal of rectal tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had anus sewn shut after tumor was removed. Margins were to low to save it. I now have an ostomy and yes it is a life changing event...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Buckwirth
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    about 8 years ago
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    Removal of rectal tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    Abdominoperineal resection with permanent colostomy Near the end of the radiation treatments I began to have extreme pain associa...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Buzzard
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    about 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I did 5 weeks of radiation 5 days a week ...It took about 15 minutes from the time I got there until I was walking out the door. It ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Buzzard
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    about 8 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    DX-March 25th 2008........The Oh No of being diagnosed and thinking at that instance " I am going to die"and not knowing any differe...

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