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Living with Colorectal Cancer: My Journey So Far

Hey folks. I just recently found out that I have colorectal cancer. No biopsies yet but a mass was found causing blockage and an infection in the same area as my appendix. In fact we all thought I had appendicitis until the CT scan came back. I've been doing ALOT of reading on this since my partial diagnosis last week. Doctors won't give a definitive answer before a biopsy, so between reading and, now, understanding my surgeons lingo, I was able to decipher my condition prior biopsy. Polyps in the colon are pretty much NON-CANCEROUS until they become a tumor. once a tumor, 8 out of 10 is pretty much cancerous. it's EXTREMELY EXTREMELY RARE for a polyp to cause blockage of any kind. If there is any blockage, it's most likely a tumor around stage 2 to, perhaps, 3. Blood may not always be present, nor pain. I wouldn't have known a thing if it wasn't infected. I thought whatever blood I did see, light in color, was hemorrhoidal. It was both (sorry to be graphic). I've decided not to get treatments. From what I've read here and online the the treatment is almost worse than the cancer though the tumor has to go. I'm really not scared. Scared was slowly dying at home by myself from covid delta to which I did die but a dream of my best friend who died from covid whom I got the covid from came to me and more or less said it's not my time... so here I am. My entire life from the very beginning has been a sad story and I've made the best of it. I will continue to do so to the very end including working and helping others as I've always done. The only hard part now is that I'm single and deprived of the luxuries of a good woman because I work graveyard. Hopefully, SOON, GOD BLESS IT, I'll get that resolved. My heart goes out to all who are sick. May God bless you all and may Jesus heal you. Thanks for your time... šŸ¤Ÿ

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