• toosoon
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    5 days ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I only had pain after the last two treatments. 28 treatments total.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  1. 22 days ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Had to drive 70 miles each way to UCLA for about 15 days in a 3 week period. Started radiation treatments right away- never told abo...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Heathersgn
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    2 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I participated in a clinical trial in which I got 25 days of radiation in 5 days. The side effects were difficult.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Nikerin
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    2 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    The actual radiation treatment was painless BUT the side effects are very uncomfortable. Because my tx was in the pelvic area, I hav...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • My928toy
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    3 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    After the alegeric reaction from the chemo the new plan is to have 28 radiation treatments in conjunction with 2000 mg. of Capecitab...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    3 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I will be starting another round of four truebeam treatments. I am happy that again it will be quick. This time they are going after...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • JaneA
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    6 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My oncologist presented my case to the tumor committee after 5 cycles of chemo with targeted therapy. The committee recommended two ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Ronin
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    7 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    still having digestive side effects after being off 3 weeks

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Jane42
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    12 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I thought radiation would be the easy part. I was more fatigued and had constant diarrhea during radiation.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Santafe
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    SBRT to liver and bone mets

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • In512
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation was my first experience of cancer treatment...5 days...five 20 minutes procedures...week before operation. Well..it was p...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • JeanneTod
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    The burning of my groin muscles has been a major recovery issue.

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