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Donna Hunt

Patients & Survivors Stage III Rectal Cancer Texas
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"I was diagnosed October 30, 2019, with stage III rectal cancer. I had a colonoscopy three years prior with one polyp removed. A medical professional found blood in my rectum during routine an annual exam and scheduled colonoscopy for October 2019. A mass/tumor was found in my lower rectum. I completed five weeks of chemo and radiation and had surgery at MD Anderson at the end of April 2020, where surgeon removed my rectum. A plastic surgeon reconstructed my rectum, and I had a colostomy."

Advice: "Reach out to others! I was and am stubborn thinking I could handle it by myself."

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