• shellaur
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    25 external treatments and 3 internal treatments for tumor at top of vagina

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. over 5 years ago
    trufunky's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    5 weeks of Radiation Therapy

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Jaden
    • Experience with Rare Cancers
    almost 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Jaden already on his day seven radiation, he must finish 28 days of radiation, M-F. And he needs to be sedated with Versed and Prop...

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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. almost 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    This was done in conjunction with chemo as prep for surgery.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. almost 7 years ago
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    Prep for directed liver thermosphere therapy, shows left liver not able to be treated with radiation thermosphere a. Left lobe is largest tumor.

    Radiation

    Got very ill from prep for treatment, then discovered not best treatment location of left lobe tumors. So decided to try octreotide ...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  4. about 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Started radiation during Chemo, after a while caused nausea, throwing up, weakness and fatigue. Also caused ulcers in my esophagus,...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. about 7 years ago
    3XSurvivorGal's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    Treatments were painless. Did healing meditation and morning prayers during the brief time it took for 25 mornings. Connected with s...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Buckjo
    • Experience with Rare Cancers
    about 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had 30 radiation treatments (5 days a week for 6 weeks). The last 2 weeks I did not feel like working and I really needed skin cr...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  6. over 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    pill form radiation

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

    Radiation

    In February I was just getting to commit to traditional radiation. Then as I was researching the side effects I stumbled upon Proton...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Sarge
    • Experience with Rare Cancers
    almost 8 years ago
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    Radiation

    Well it looks like decisions have been made and I will be starting radiation. I go this coming Monday to be fitted for my mask and h...

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  8. almost 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Aimee never complained about any pain or discomfort from radiation. Seemed to handle it very well with no side effects.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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