• pompeysh1a
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lun...
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    From 11/22-12/07/16 a XRT 50 Gy to enlarging right infrahilar lymph node was discovered. It caused mass effect on multiple bronchi.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • LauraRem
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    almost 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Pain meds stopped working for none mets. Radiation treatment for 10 days initiated. After first week noticeable improvement. Has ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. about 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Result was great - shrank tumor in cervical spine by 30% and greatly reduced his pain.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • dflem94268
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lun...
    about 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had to stay on Tagrisso instead of doing a wash before radiation because my Onc was worried about a cancer flair up. The combo of...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • 2943
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Having to go 5 days a week for 6 weeks can put a strain on life, energy, etc.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Alwaysme00
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lun...
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My mother underwent 15 whole brain radiation treatments in 3 weeks

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Beeg2017
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    about 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Experienced esophogitis after treatment. Swallowing food felt like swallowing broken glass for about 2 weeks.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • stevent
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung C...
    about 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My Xalkori stopped being effective around Thanksgiving, 2014. Scans showed MANY mets (metastases) in my brain and a spot in my tibi...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  2. over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had my first of 15 radiation treatments today. It was a little scary when mask was clamped down over my head and chest. It felt ve...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • gzwisern
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    almost 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    33 rounds of radiation to my mid chest. Have lymph node next to Trachea they found the lung cancer. Only one. Finished radiation Mon...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • tonytechie
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lun...
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    was lucky blisters never broke, was blistered front and back of top right chest

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • conniebee
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung...
    almost 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    to shrink new tumors 4/12, 13, 14 while in hospital

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