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... I am hoping someone can give me some information about colon resection surgery. How much of the colon can be removed? ... (8 replies)
... I also believe that the survival rate for IV is not too bad if treated quickly and aggressivly. Your DiL being young has a very good chance that she can withstand an aggressive treatment regimen that an older person would have much more trouble with. ... (20 replies)
... I wish I did. I am actually trying to find some help for my friend who had 12 inches removed about 1 month ago. ... (19 replies)

... I think after reading my story, you will lean toward the colon resection for your mother. My doctor found a polyp in my colon that was 5 cm in size. During the colonoscopy, they did a biopsy which showed a "precancer", not cancer. ... (6 replies)
... If there is a polyp and it is on a stem and can be removed, it will be removed. It will be biopsied and may take a few days to get results. You may be a little sore where it was removed for a few days. Just eat soft food. If nothing is found, then you will be told when to come back again. ... (13 replies)
... t begin to express how much I appreciate it. ... (28 replies)
Colon cancer
Feb 11, 2007
... You certainly can have colon cancer without any symptoms. That is why it is often called a silent killer. ... (5 replies)
... Due to a cancerous polyp, I had about six inches of my colon removed three months ago. Although my health has generally improved, my bowel movements haven't returned to normal. Most days I have several small movements per day. ... (6 replies)
... First, again, realize you are jumping way ahead of yourself... although I KNOW how worrisome this can be. ... (4 replies)
... How much colon was removed? ... (1 replies)
... PLEASE ask for a colonoscopy!!!!! Its the only way to make really sure. Let your doctor know how much you are worried and insist on the colonoscopy. ... (4 replies)
... something or other polyps removed 5 or so years ago, I was supposed to schedule a colonoscopy every year. Whatever happens, it's on me. ... (7 replies)
... I can understand that you would be scared. I have Stage IIIC Rectal Cancer, had my rectum resected, lymph nodes removed and a temp ileostomy. To top it all have had radiation, chemo, and more chemo. I also have diverticulosis. ... (7 replies)
Colonoscopy Worry
Jun 22, 2002
... How stupid can fear make you!! ... (4 replies)
... s to dulll, achy cramps. At first the pain didn't happen often, but now it is there almost constantly. It is mostly in the lower right side of my abdomen, but it can hurt on the left side too. ... (5 replies)
Colonoscopy 2013
Dec 15, 2012
... I was in a similar situation last year and I paid out of pocket for my colonoscopy. I called the state colon cancer program and was told that they could not provide me with any assistance (im not sure why they exist). The hospitals in my area were willing to help by setting me up with a payment plan but the cost was astronomical. I then ended up using a program called... (2 replies)
... thank you so much for your swift reply, leslie! ... (2 replies)
... Ivorygirl has a lot of good tips about the walking and diet. My hubby has been doing well, still tired and not much of an appetite but for almost two weeks out of serious surgery is doing good. ... (4 replies)
... I wanted to share my experience with those of you that may be facing this type of surgery. ... (5 replies)
... Just about everyone I have met personally, has had complications from this surgery. I am just making you aware of the fact, the recovery for colon resections are hard on people. Even on your other post, that person remarked they had abscesses after resection, and it seems just about everyone I know did. ... (9 replies)


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