GI Surgery

My life with my husband with Colon Cancer ( Corrections to the previous text)

by Lenny on April 2, 2018

I am Lenys Gonzalez-Valles and I would like to share our story after my loving husband Mario  was diagnosis with colon cancer. He was diagnosis on September 2012 after colonoscopy procedure in Endoscopy Department of Fresno Community Regional Medical Center. The Gastroenterologist told me about a big tumor found in the left side of the Read More »

My life with my husband with Colon Cancer

by Lenny on September 25, 2017

I am Lenys Gonzalez-Valles and I would like to share our story after my loving husband Mario  was diagnosis with colon cancer. He was diagnosis on September 2012 after colonoscopy procedure in Endoscopy Department of Fresno Community Regional Medical Center. The Gastroenterologist told me about a big tumor found in the left side of the Read More »

Getting a bag

by Oscar on

For me, it was about getting relief for a bowel that was giving me problems.  The problems began several years ago when I could not eliminate my waste, which would occasionally lead to issues of being constipated.  Then, six (6) years ago, it got so bad that I ended up with a perforated colon because Read More »

Cancer ….me???

by Steven on July 31, 2017

For me, cancer came as a big surprise. I still can’t believe it. Having said this I am slowly accepting it, but working hard to not let it overcome me. My attitude towards this disease is changing for the better because I want to beat it. About three years ago I was having back pain Read More »

My journey with Pancreatic Cancer

by Georgina on July 29, 2017

get to me. My husband spend many nights sleeping along as I would sleep sitting up on our couch as I waited for the pain to leave. Then last August I meet a nurse who convinced me to not give up, through a series of meeting more Drs. Ultra sounds, CT scans and MRI’s, a Read More »

Trouble patient

by Joy Peters on July 27, 2017

Ok first and foremost, Dr. Fathi and his staff are absolutely phenomenal!!  They are affectionate and caring people who really really care about your health and well-being. I was a trouble patient because my body would not heal completely.  Then soon I would have another hernia because I was already draining from the previous hernia.  Read More »

Mario’s Colon Cancer Story

by Mario Valles on

I am Mario Valles

Welcome and Thank You!

by GI Surgery Moderator on July 26, 2017

Thank you for your participation in our patient experience blog. We sincerely appreciate your willingness to share your unique journey in our virtual community. All of our patients and caregivers are such an inspiration to us and we want to facilitate communicaiton for our past, present, and future patients that may need additional reassurance. With Read More »