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Just Found Out I Have Colon Cancer
An_251053 posted:
I am scared but trying to be up beat. Removing 1 1/2 feet of my colon on April 12tth. They told me that I have to stay in the hospital for four days. One cancerous polop and that's all it takes. I had a total of five. The four were okay it was the fifth one that was attached to the wall of the colon. I guess that is why they have to remove part of my colon???? Please pray for me since I'm not great with bad news. thank you...........Shirl
KerryBlu responded:
I just went thru that January 31st. Luckily, and hopefully for you, the surgeon was able to "resection" the colon rather than me having to have the bag. It's scary, but I healed fairly easy from the actual surgery. I had great hospital in-care and did exactly what the surgeon recommended when I came home. Main thing in the hospital (to help overcome the surgery) is to WALK. It hurts terribly the first time you stand up, but trust me on this -- walking IS the answer. The nurses will assist you, but you'll soon find you're strong enough to walk the halls solo. I believe in prayer, Shirl...and I'll be praying for you and watching for updates!!! I want to know what Stage it is after the biopsy, I'm Stage IIIc ... and would love to walk with you on this new journey!!!
46Hope responded:
Thank God u got a resction in my case I have a bag. Follow Dr. instructions and u will be fine, be patience with yourself, remember eveything in life takes time,so one day at a time. God love u so much. I will pray for u .

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