• acshipway
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Started 2 days ago, 3 treatments out of 17 completed. No problems so far. Not really expecting any, doing low dose on a limited area...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • JoyMisty
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I was very fatigued the about last two weeks, some skin burn.

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MegDaane
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Mild nausea due to location of radiation; otherwise, I was OK.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • JayDee14
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell ...
    over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    5 radiation treatments were given to the top of the femur and lymph node/pelvis area

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Santana
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    almost 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I did 17 days of Radiation to shrink my tumor that was 5" X 3" in my RT lung. It restricted fluid from that lung to flush out and ca...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Ellie59
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    almost 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Lost control of some of my bodily functions. Very weak and fatique

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. about 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Next up is radiation. I begin my three weeks of treatments (15 in total) next week... I am set on my path. If this is what it takes ...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • tnoel68
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    about 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My son had three rounds of radiation in an effort to shrink the mass in his chest. The preliminary biopsy showed Hodgkin's. Later ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • mychell
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    about 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My first round of chemo lasted 6 months. They gave me a small break for Thanksgiving so I started radiation feeling pretty great. I ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Santana
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    over 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    This took care of my Lt lung and I was ready for transplants

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Santana
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    over 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    This was because I could not walk. the tumors 2x in size in the last month.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • russiwan
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell ...
    over 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Had full body radiation prior to each stem-cell transplant (auto and allo). Also had spot treatment to right femur, groin, and left...

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