1. over 7 years ago
    HygienistMom's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    Just completed 33 radiation treatments following removal of a 3.4 cm synovial sarcoma on my right ankle. Tolerated the procedure we...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • linlou
    • Experience with Angiosarcomas, Sarcoma
    over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had radiation treatment for 6 weeks. Everything was fine until my skin started to breakdown which happened around the last 3 week...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • csorrell09
    • Experience with Synovial Sarcoma, A...
    over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I was very fortunate with my Radiation treatments. Unfortunately, I did experience a lot of weight gain, and was exhausted all the t...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • beccahrh
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Soft ...
    over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    This sucked so much! I had 6 weeks 5 days a week of radiation treatment. About half way through I started to blister the last week a...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Joy1976
    • Experience with Hemangiopericytoma
    about 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Ugh! 12 treatments left! Radiation is a bummer. I'm nauseous all the time and some days I'm only awake for a couple hours, I'm exhau...

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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. about 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I drove for two hours everyday for 25 days to recieve my radiation. My doctor said i had the best skin that they had ever seen. Only...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. about 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    32 sessions of fractionated radiation treatments. Permanent bald spot on left side of my head due to mutated hair folicles. Worked...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • bamboleate
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Sof...
    about 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Began feeling tired during evenings about two weeks into it. Getting photon therapy has been time consuming.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • sbkipp
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Soft Ti...
    over 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had 8 weeks of radiation. I had just gone back to work and was able to do my job well enough until the last couple of weeks. My ri...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. over 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Severe external and internal rad burns

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • reginak
    • Experience with Hemangiopericytoma
    over 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I received external radiation to my brain. It was painless, but the mask and having my head pinned down for 7-10 minutes was discon...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Lynnb0708
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Soft...
    over 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Last spring, mom began a course of radiation to her arm.

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