• 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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    • cmsudderth
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    over 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    The pain of the catheter was excruciating. I basically spent 10 days in horrific pain. Not able to rest, dress, move or eat. The pai...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • chal
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    about 8 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Just finished Brachytherapy with a SAVI 8-1 device today. It was a long week but went quickly and now I'm DONE with radiation!

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. over 8 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Was left inside too long and began to heal over causing great pain when removed.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Booprim
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    So, so, so lucky to qualify for Brachytherapy. One week of twice a day treatment. I understand many who have external radiation wo...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Lamar
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    It was difficult having the catheter under my arm for a week and not being able to shower. Also having treatments twice a day was g...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
  2. almost 9 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    such a painful procedure and home care was a nightmare! Thank God for my husband! When all was said and done, as painful as it was I...

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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 9 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Research/Trial type of internal radiation that was specifically designed for me, through MD Anderson/Katy Regional Centre. Twice a ...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Lynd
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    about 3 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • kbarn
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • msdoris
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • Teapot
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    about 8 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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