1. over 2 years ago
    Drodriguez's Avatar

    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Tight burned skin on chest. Still painful two years later about to start more radiation in a week.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. about 3 years ago
    LogChlNana's Avatar

    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I think the doctor’s lied about this one. I couldn’t swallow anything for almost a month. Worst diet ever!

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. about 3 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I’m tumer free, had one on my r hip and lower spine , just some fatigue but otherwise only Five treatments.

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • PatsyLV
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, B...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Catheter was very uncomfortable

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • horsegirl
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in ...
    about 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Five days of internal radiation was my choice over a six week five days a week regimen. Catheter insertion and removal was not terri...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • melanie62
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast ...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I am Savi sister. It was a long week of radiation twice a day. I had the best techs, and other medical staff. They answered my que...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Wnichols
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    The balloon was the most uncomfortable feeling.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. almost 6 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I had two tumors so I had two sites done with radiation at the same time. The worst part was implanting the second seeding device. T...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • mitchA
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    very uncomfortable

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • jsue
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I had Internal Mammosite radiation for 5 days twice a day. The port sticking in my breast was more of a pain than the actual radi...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. almost 7 years ago
    Rosebud1445's Avatar

    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    The worst part was having to deal with the external part of the device hanging out for 10 days.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • grandma27
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    about 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Therapy was not painful. Luckily I am not employed during summer. Made it easier to get to the treatments twice daily.

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