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... LAR surgery costs more than colon surgery higher up. Do you know if the surgery is an LAR? ... (8 replies)
... Colon cancer is a definite killer that is to be taken seriously. A low grade report is a Godsend. It means that you are a great candidate for getting all of the cancer removed and avoiding a slow death from spreading cancer, which used to be the only option. ... (7 replies)
... ly, she chose to not do anything about it. I took her to the doctor's on Friday due to extreme lower abdominal pain and nausea. She had a hernia from the colon cancer surgery in 1999 and it is either tearing more or causing strangulation of the bowel. ... (6 replies)

... of our taxable income for the privelage but for that we have full hospital coverage which involves a 6 month wait for elective surgery but for things like this everything is basically immediate. ... (5 replies)
... you have to join the waiting list. This is a hot potato here in the UK as waiting times vary from district to district and depending on what you need done. For cancer suspects there is a fast track of two weeks and this works well. If you need a hip replacement you may have to wait a year, sometimes more. ... (5 replies)
... From the first visit to the doctor, concerned about rectal bleeding, to the time of my second surgery was less than 5 months. 1 month recuperation then into 6 months of chemo with 5 weeks of radiation accompanying the chemo. ... (5 replies)
... e did not like to speculate, and he said when he had done enough of these cases he had learned not to speculate. He is a colorectal surgeon specializing in colon cancer and had been in business for a long time and has a very good reputation. ... (31 replies)
... I can only say what I would do. And that would be to avoid the radiation at all costs! If the cancer can be removed without radiation and the result is an ostomy that would be the better long term solution. ... (5 replies)
... on the procedure than cover the costs of treating a cancer patient over the course of a lifetime. Unfortunately it seems that some GP's or even a number of specialists are still unaware of this. ... (2 replies)
... I can certainly understand and empathize with your frustration after going through the chemo all this time. Why didn't you have surgery to begin with? ... (2 replies)

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