• Lupem
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    almost 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Ay the very beginning of treatment I experienced dry mouth, sore throat and trouble swallowing food. I knew I would eventually have...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. almost 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I ended up with pneumonitis, either from chemo meds or radiation. I do not care. I AM A CANCER SURVIVOR

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • ReneeBee
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    almost 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    burned my espghogus and made neck stiff

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Lolly916
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    21 Gy to neck and chest for 15 days.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • LisaCast
    • Experience with Nodular sclerosing
    about 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had radiation to my chest and neck front and back and found it to be a breeze. Just fatigue from it and a slight sunburn like irri...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • kholzer
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had to take breaks in order to heal enough to continue.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • KBorba
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I was burned by the radiation and my stomach was also radiated. Now 11 years later the hair on the back of my neck (where radiated) ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Lupem
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Due to radiation therapy my thyroid was affected and my coratid arteries on both side of my neck have been affected. I have only hal...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. almost 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Still having side effects 39 years later.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
  3. almost 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Starting in August, I have 4 weeks (20 treatments) of radiation. The linear accelerator machine only takes about 3 minutes, a really...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • lizrose
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    over 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Compared to chemo, radiation was awesome! Without comparing it to chemo, radiation made me exhausted, gave me a sore throat, and eve...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Amber_F
    • Experience with Classic Hodgkin Disease
    over 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    It caused me to be tired and at one point it felt like I had a peanut stuck in my throat. Now I am done with all treatment, I still...

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