• tenacity
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    about 1 month ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    forced into because of blockage. horrible burning. quit before full time they wanted.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • LCrisp515
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    3 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I am only one week into this treatment.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Clees
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    3 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Having full bladder every treatment 5 days a week was the most difficult part.

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Dmcaly
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    4 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had 42 radiation treatments, done daily Mon-Fri. About an hour after treatment a massive wave of fatigue would hit me. The burns t...

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

    Radiation

    12/12/2018 --- radiation treatments start today. I've got my tattoos so they know where to aim the beams, and the "body mold" to li...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Carole7373
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    6 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Getting the radiation wasn't painful. The pain came after a couple of weeks. Extreme pain when urinating and having BM...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. 7 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    NO issues was told it was an Agressive ammount of Radiation

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • toosoon
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    8 months 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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  2. 9 months 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) ...
    10 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...
    10 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...
    11 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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