• alicejo
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    9 months ago
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    Radiation

    Surgery, chemo and radiation has me very tired and now I need to have more radiation.. hoping to keep myself positive, not ready to ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • deaston
    • Experience with Osteosarcoma (Also cal...
    about 1 year ago
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    Radiation

    It was on my left jaw and burned my tongue and made it very difficult to eat anything.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Ranz
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Have had palliative radiation to alleviate the pain in the spine and the ribs

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    He is having 90 treatments on different parts of his body, this makes him smell terrible, makes him tired and he is still in pain.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I have swelling, it's hard to chew. I found out my jaw is broke almost through. I believe it might be due to the bone strenghting dr...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • cathieb
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    The radiation itself is painless. 14 treatments daily on weekdays. The treatments take less than 10 min. Getting on and off the tab...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • cdh
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    No problems

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • amkates
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I have had three rounds of radiation due to tumors growing. The pain was due to the position I was required to lay for treatment. ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • amkates
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    They did radiation on my hip due to extreme pain, the problem was I had to lay on my back and that hurts. I sleep in a recliner bec...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • PamRdqs
    • Experience with High-Grade, Osteosarcoma
    almost 6 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    had cancer of the jaw...so radiation kept me from eating and I was in sooo much pain every day

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Sdk5035
    • Experience with Extra-Skeletal, High-G...
    about 6 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation to my upper right arm really singed my shoulder, elbow, and the skin. I needed a skin graft. It will never recover.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • rokjhn
    • Experience with Malignant Fibrous Histi...
    about 6 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Had 25 doses to my calf with no real side effects until the week after finishing. It was at that point that the radiated area start...

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