1. over 8 years ago
    Hopegirl's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    I have had 40 days of radiation 3 times - twice to my right thigh and once to my groin. During my most recent radiation, they used a...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Tbandy
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Soft Ti...
    almost 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    This is the next step my husband will be going through. He just finished a year of very strong chemo treatments.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Tbandy
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Soft Ti...
    almost 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    This is the next step my husband will be going through in about a month. He's done a year of chemo

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Mandy
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Soft Tis...
    almost 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I was a 9 year old little girl.. the technician made it as easy and non scary as possible.. they made me laugh a lot

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Experience was not so bad as I had anticipated. However, I worked during radiation, and the interruptions to daily life were difficu...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • sew1203
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Soft T...
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    As a result of my radiation, I have very limited opening of my mouth and I have weak teeth

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I was very fortunate to have and excellant radiation oncologist and facility next door to where I work. I was able to go during my ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Hollie2008
    • Experience with Dermatofibrosarcoma...
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Once my incision from the surgery healed I underwent 6 weeks of radiation going 5 days a week. I underwent a CT scan and the markin...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • cathy1967
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Soft...
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I am done with 25 treatments in all. The actual treatment was pain less as the treatments have gone on - it hurts after.Picture a ve...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • StacyM
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Soft Ti...
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    The radiation procedure itself was painless, but the resulting 3rd degree burns were excruciating toward the end of treatments. I n...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • PingHu2012
    • Experience with Dermatofibrosarcoma...
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation therapy was administered but the wound wasn't completely healed so it was burning the skin. Had to stop at 15 treatments i...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • JAJO25
    • Experience with Pleomorphic Undifferent...
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    After chemo my blood counts were essentially nil so I was given another short rest period before starting radiation. Though my surge...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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