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... Hi Sandy48 I just read your post and I wanted to share this with you. .I posted a while ago that my husband was diagnosed with rectal cancer.. ... (1 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. ... (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. Eating properly will reduce your recovery time and make sure you do not have any more health issues. ... (6 replies)

... I had my whole sigmoid colon section removed because I had two seperate tumors, I also had my gall bladder out at the same time so my incision went from breast bone to pelvic bone. ... (6 replies)
... I think it just seems like it should up high because when they do the colonoscopy, they have to go all the way around to get to the cecum. ... (3 replies)
... I read in one of your earlier posts about radiation, and how hard it was for you to heal from it. I completed my own radiation a week ago Monday. ... (9 replies)
... I had my rectum removed as well as my anus and I am sewed up in back. I was in hospital 10 days. Pain after surgery was managed well by the morphine, mostly I simply felt uncomforatble though some movements were worse than others. ... (6 replies)
... How long does it take for this type wound to heal? ... (0 replies)
New here
Aug 25, 2006
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... You're NOT a big baby worrying about this. You are about to have major surgery... albeit, having laparoscopic surgery will make your recovery much shorter, and you'll be going again in no time. ... (7 replies)
... and alternatives when possible. A General surgeon, especially trained long ago, for the most part simply does NOT have the skill necessary for your Dad's procedure. ... (80 replies)
... It's completely normal to be concerned about any type of surgery. ... (3 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear that your husband is having a hard time but he has to remember that he's just had major surgery and it will take time for him to heal internally.It's early days yet. ... (9 replies)
... I too am so sorry to hear about your diagnosis. You are young and will have a lot more strength and stamina than the rest of us here. ... (24 replies)
... n 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. he is actually looking forward to getting to that point. ... (7 replies)
Reversal Woes
Aug 14, 2006
... I'm SO SORRY to hear of your experience. Unfortunately this sounds like how I was too. But my problem was because the tumor was SO close to the sphincters. I didn't understand it... I had to wear diapers ALL THE TIME. I too had accidents... couldn't detect gas coming or liquids, etc. ... (13 replies)
Cancerdad
Dec 18, 2005
... yeah!. Although, thinking now, I really don't know why I am going to see her... ... (19 replies)




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