• eweneek
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    The radiation was the least stressful of all my treatment experiences. I received my treatment at CTCA of Tulsa which is 700 miles ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Not to many problems just a little tired towards the end. An excuse to nap when I got off work!

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • crisco
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had a great outlook about the experience (or so the doctor said) I tried to stay positive at all times.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • MaryMoo
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had daily radiation for 6 weeks. The actual radiation didn't hurt at all. I did not feel a thing. The harder part was mental - ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I was able to schedule at the end of the day, so it did not impact my ability to work.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    The Radiation was in 1999 when I was dx the first time with Breast cancer, which was stage I ER+, PR+, IDC. I had lumpectomy, chem...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • LisaU
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation in itsef had very little impact on me physcially. I had 30 total treatments on my left breast.. Everyday for 6 weeks. Ha...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Now at first this was scary in this cold room big machine huge metal thick doors. I was scare but I have to say they were very cari...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Caino
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had thirty rounds of radiation. My skin held up real well. It was very tiring.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • lilliebutt
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I began radiation treatments on June 23, 2012 and completed treatments on Friday, August 3, 2012. I experienced fatigue with the tre...

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Viking
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had 33 daily radiation treatments. The daily stress of the fear of being burned was terrible for me. The daily grind was very fa...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • KelliW
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast ...
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    So easy after all that other crap. Surprised at how fatigued I was, however.

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