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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)
... 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)
... My mom just got her tests back today. None of the small polyps they removed are cancerous and the piece they took off the big one on her colon is alright too. She is still very scart about surgery though and wants me to ask several questions. I'll post them separtely. ... (2 replies)

... First of all, did anyone go to the doctor with her. ... (2 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)
... I believe that there are some here as a matter of fact. ... (20 replies)
... In april of 2003, I had severe stomach pains, I couldnt get off the commode as I thought the position relieved some of the pain, I had some solid stool, and loose stool, with a small amt of bright red bleeding. It lasted for about 3 hrs. ... (10 replies)
... it, they said she was cancer free, then a year and a half would pass and she'd have a new growth or tumor. She didn't have her entire colon removed, her's was on the left side initially, mine is on the right side, and they only ressected hers, then a second time it was ressected, then she had a colostomy and illeostomy. ... (11 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)
... Relax, take the test and then weigh and assess. ... (13 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)
... 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)
... t begin to express how much I appreciate it. ... (28 replies)
... I wanted to share my experience with those of you that may be facing this type of surgery. ... (5 replies)
Could it be?
May 3, 2004
... I hope you are still checking the board... 26 is NOT too young to have cancer. ... (14 replies)
... Im new and this is my first time to post. my mother was diagnosed colon cancer last Sept. 2006 after her sigmoid polyp was removed. After 4 mos. or last Jan. ... (2 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)
... My Dad was diagnosed with Stage III colon cancer back in March of 2003. He had a tumor the size of a grapefruit in his lower colon near the rectum. ... (2 replies)




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