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... I had resection about two years ago. I was surprised at how fast you come back. Make sure to walk as soon and as much as possible. Some people chew gum right away to help get things moving again. ... (6 replies)
... How long does it take for this type wound to heal? ... (0 replies)
... I had st3 cc with 6 nodes involved. I had major surgery ie. cut from sternum to below navel. They removed some transverse and descending colon. I was in hospital for ten days and was well enough to have chemo at three weeks. I went back to work at five weeks and worked right thru chemo. ... (6 replies)

... Thanks for the reply. I agree that getting moving as quickly as possible especially after the operation, really helps. Did you have to have any chemo? ... (6 replies)
... I was out of work for a month after surgery. A few tips I had were walk as much as possible and drink a lot of water. ... (6 replies)
... Well you need to be careful for about a month's time. But please whatever you do, make sure you follow a healthy diet from now on. ... (6 replies)
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... I'm sorry about your Dad. It does sound as though an APR may very well be necessary. ... (80 replies)
... now that there is light at the end of the tunnel, they have put him on a medrol dosepak in addition to his daily dose of prednisone 10mg daily, they held his 5fu for one week, and he is better this week, but goes back on it next week, he has 7 more treatments to do, then will wait 3 weeks to have a colostomy done. ... (7 replies)

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