My first experience with chemotherapy was far easier than I’d been expecting. I had my intravenous drip, felt some mild nausea and experimented with the cold. Pretty acceptable, really. Little did
On top of the side effects of chemotherapy, there can be complications. The complications of chemotherapy can be both intense and unpleasant. Not everyone has them, and they’re best avoided. Unfortunately,
Liver surgery for bowel cancer is a strange concept to get your head around. Stranger, still, in my case, was the decision to do the surgery on the secondary tumours on
Complications of liver surgery are uncommon, but they happen. My liver surgery had gone so smoothly that I was home after only two nights in hospital. This meant the surgery for
My bowel cancer surgery was on 28th October 2014. This was seven months after I learned I had cancer, on the colonoscopy table, on 21st March. And six months from the
After my bowel cancer surgery, waking with a colostomy bag was something of a shock. Particularly as I’d got my mind around the idea that I’d have an ileostomy bag, if anything.