• Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 1 year ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    They told us her mass was benign and pushed her appoints into 2018!! I have discovered later that her biospy said cancer could NOT b...

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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Truebeam Radiation to 2 spots in right lung. One of the spots grew 5mm in 3 months and the other one is 5mm from my heart, There ar...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • slatebreak
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 1 year ago
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    Clear Scans and Bloodwork - NED

    Celebration

    I am now 3.5 years out from finishing chemo. This has been a tough journey. I had a severe reaction to the Folfox and had to take ...

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    • Debramarsh
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 1 year ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgical wound infection every thing on hold

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • ALERO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 1 year ago
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    Past life is no more

    Loss

    What I did for a living, which I loved, is over. So, “What next?” Think a tiki hut on the beach sounds good, but....

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    • ALERO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 1 year ago
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    Walking

    Celebration

    Have managed to get out and walk some sind mid January. Try to go as much as I can. Can make 2-3-5 miles but its very slow.

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    • ALERO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 1 year ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Thrush, sensitivity to hot and cold to touch, profuse sweating, sreroid reaction, heparin reaction, crushing fatigue, back ache

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    • ALERO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had to learn, fast, many things to combat side effects and learn how to just do nothing for days because of zero energy. The latter ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • ALERO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 1 year ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Not too bad overall. More focused on the larger problem. This is minor.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • ALERO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 1 year ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I had just finished Fall Semester teaching in Interior Architecture in December of 2015 and had several weeks to mysel. So I decided...

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    • JaneA
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 1 year ago
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    Home care

    Other Care

    I received home health care after my APR surgery. It was a disappointing experience. My butt wound (pardon my French) needed to be i...

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    • JaneA
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 1 year ago
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    Vaginal stenosis

    Side Effects

    I developed vaginal stenosis after my pelvic radiation. Through the help of a pelvic floor physical therapist and the use of vaginal...

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