• Zainmom
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    9 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    This does have an impact on my daily life due to treatment being an hour away. Physically this treatment has not had any side effect...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • KirstinO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervi...
    11 months ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I had to have 5 internal radiations and each one required a spinal block. While the staff was fantastic, the spinal was painful dep...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • KirstinO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervi...
    11 months ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    Ironically, I was afraid of the chemotherapy but radiation took more of a toll on my body and spirits. Not to say there were NO sid...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Poppins
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Three day stay at UCSF. Long lasting side effect, stress fractures on the pelvic bone area due to weakness caused by radiation

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Poppins
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Six weeks of radiation, with targeted chemo. Effects included extreme nausea, fatigue and dehydration. Low blood count as well.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Sustar64
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervi...
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I felt no pain and didn't experience any skin problems during or after treatment my only symptom was tiredness...exceptionally tired...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Blaze
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervical...
    over 3 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    I also had 5 weekly brachytherapy sessions. The side effects were cumulative and become somewhat disabling by the end.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Blaze
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervical...
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had 6 weeks external radiation and 5 sessions of weekly internal radiation

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • LilyDex
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    about 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    This was hard. Three weeks of fasting and prepping to lay on my back and be still for several hours was hard but at least the chemo...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • LilyDex
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    about 4 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    Not sure if it was the chemo, the radiation, or both but I ended up having 3 blood transfusions and spending three days in hospital....

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    4/2015- Had 4 weeks of radiation to my collarbone & neck. I also had 5 treatments of radiation to my spine (T9) to ease pain caused ...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 4 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    I can not tell which side effect were a result of radiation or what was chemo.. I had Chemo, Radiation - internal and external

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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