• Hailcat
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    The first time in, radiation without chemo lasted for 5 or 6 months.David lost the weight at the end just as expected but he was happy.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. over 2 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    These treatments literally whipe’s you out. Astronomically increasing staff infection rates. I felt like I should have been a bubb...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Janet53
    • Experience with Carcinosarcomas
    almost 3 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Will start after 6 rounds of chemotherapy. Not looking forward to this process! 4.5 hours laying on my back without moving and invas...

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • laurenlinn
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat ...
    over 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation was brutal, and I still suffer from most of the effects six months later.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Reed
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophagus...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Had to go in every day to have radiation. The objective was to try and shrink the tumor that was growing at the bottom of my esophag...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Carol72
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    over 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    awful

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. over 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    I had radiation M-F for 7 weeks (Simultaneously with chemo every Tue) I was able to eat regular meals for first two weeks. After th...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Ray214
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Starts on Monday.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • RaeRae
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 6 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation has been very hard on Bill from the beginning.. He has been very sick. Extreme pain, nausea, diarrhea. He had to get put o...

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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. over 6 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Finishing external treatment and now the radiation oncologist is talking about an implant boost. Why?

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • redwngs
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Internal 3rd degree burns in throat and tongue area. Strong impact on daily life after about 3-4 wks.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • bunzikitty
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    It started out warm then to burning to OH MY GOD type of pain with vomiting.

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