• Tgrosso
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 2 years 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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    • Lehigh
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 2 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Being wrapped in extremely tight plastic not able to move . Longest session was 2 hours long.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. almost 3 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Fatigue is pretty severe (but could be immunotherapy combined).

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 3 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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  3. over 4 years ago
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    Radiation

    Radiation left me extremely fatigued. Also, the drive into the radiation center and back again took 2 hours which caused me to miss ...

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

    Radiation

    Gamma knife Radiation. Side effect, eccess swelling in the brain

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. over 4 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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    • Jcrn5246
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Radiation

    Refused radiation

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • debbybelle
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 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 4 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 5 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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  6. over 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation to brain. Side effects were immediate. Fogginess, hair loss, nausea, weakness. Side effects impacted daily life.

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