• Daybreak87
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    about 1 year ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    On January 26th, 2019 I went in for surgery to remove my tumor, sigmoid colon and 5 inches of my rectum. I was fortunate to have had...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Cooper1010
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    about 1 year ago
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    Within 3 weeks of prior to colon surgery PETscan also showed breast and thyroid cancers.

    Oh No

    After colon surgery I had a mammogram, ultrasound of breast and thyroid, biopsy of breast and thyroid, and breast MRI. On July 20, ...

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    • Cooper1010
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    about 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Three tumors removed along with 17 lymph nodes, three of which were positive.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • JJRR
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Palliative care

    Other Care

    Appt Jan 29 2019 no more chemotherapy

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    • Lfagioli
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had almost 11 inches removed from my Colon. Hospitalized for 2 days. Back to normal quickly. This was the easy part

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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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    • LCrisp515
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I am only one week into this treatment.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • LCrisp515
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    about 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had a little nausea and a little neuropathy.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • LCrisp515
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    about 1 year 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
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • LCrisp515
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    about 1 year 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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    • Clees
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Having full bladder every treatment 5 days a week was the most difficult part.

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Clees
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 1 year ago
    • JimmyB
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal Stroma...
    about 1 year ago
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    Removal of rectal tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a ileus which kept me in the hospital for an extra 8 or 9 days. That wasn't too bad except that the doctors couldn't tell me f...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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