• Sheila5251
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    about 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Because I was numb, I didn't experience pain from the skin burns under my arm. (The most painful part was the tattoo markers) I had...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • itabit
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    burning and peeling were not explained a whole lot. Doctors seem to want to feel superior to you instead of empathetic

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Bunzie
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    about 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    30 straight days and eventually I was burned the pain .Right side and breast still sore .

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Marii
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Had 3 treatments the 3rd to stop headache lesion in skull bone. Ended up with sizable bald spot. I am wearing head wraps to cover....

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Enfemia
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    about 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I slathered my chest with various radiation creams throughout the day. Suffered no burns, a mild case of fungus underneath my breas...

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

    Radiation

    The radiation went well - 5 days a week for 4 weeks. I had an hour drive one way so that was hard. I was very tired from week 2 an...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Mimi4863
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Holding arms up hurting shoulder I was in tears of shoulder pain. Also as a modest person was so embarrassed sowing my breasts, losi...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Shellecj
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breas...
    about 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Just started radiation treatments due to tumor on my T11 caused the vertabrate to collapse. My first chemo treatments are to start n...

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Heather50
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    about 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    On the struggle bus more with radiation than I was with chemo five years ago. Loss of appetite, fatigued and sometimes plagued with ...

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

    Radiation

    2nd degree radiation burns...Very painful

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • CharlieD
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carc...
    about 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My radiation oncologist and the team were very compassionate and caring.

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Payton
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    + radiation burns. Very painful

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