• Tgrosso
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    7 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    rads for pain management both on chest wall and under right arms. which helped for pain but caused lymphodema to go crazy

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. about 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Five weeks of radiation to the temporal area. Five days per week. This contributed heavily to the surgical wound not healing.

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

    Radiation

    25 doses to my left neck region. Loss of taste, painful to eat swallow and loss of speach.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • debbybelle
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Cancer moved into the back bone (T8) and adrenal glands in November of 2015. Required Stereotatic Radiation to the spine. Also star...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • kristiet
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Starts next week

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • mystyshel
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    the radiation itself was painless. but now 4 weeks after treatment I have blisters and very red to brown skin in area. burns and i...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • lmholloway
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Just started treatments this week. 3 more weeks to go.

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

    Radiation

    the fatigue and burning/blistering was uncomfortable.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Kaela
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Long term remaining effects from radiation is a surprise

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • KatB
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    TrueBeam Radition, 5 treatments, April 2014

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Ineedpeace
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Did not have any burning or real skin reaction but long term has made me very fatigued.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. almost 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My husband has slept so much since radiation - I am not sure if it is the radiation or if he is depressed.

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