• Odi
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorectal...
    2 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Painless, quick (-ish). Externally had 'sunburn' like damage to lower back - skin was red and sensitive, could not lie on my back. ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    4 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    5 SBRT treatments to tumor in the cerebellum.

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • tenacity
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    9 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    forced into because of blockage. horrible burning. quit before full time they wanted.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • LCrisp515
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    11 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I am only one week into this treatment.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Carole7373
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Getting the radiation wasn't painful. The pain came after a couple of weeks. Extreme pain when urinating and having BM...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. over 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Had to drive 70 miles each way to UCLA for about 15 days in a 3 week period. Started radiation treatments right away- never told abo...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Nikerin
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    over 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    The actual radiation treatment was painless BUT the side effects are very uncomfortable. Because my tx was in the pelvic area, I hav...

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

    Radiation

    I will be starting another round of four truebeam treatments. I am happy that again it will be quick. This time they are going after...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • JaneA
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    almost 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My oncologist presented my case to the tumor committee after 5 cycles of chemo with targeted therapy. The committee recommended two ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Jane42
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I thought radiation would be the easy part. I was more fatigued and had constant diarrhea during radiation.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Santafe
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    SBRT to liver and bone mets

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • In512
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation was my first experience of cancer treatment...5 days...five 20 minutes procedures...week before operation. Well..it was p...

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