• chargerdeb
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    12 months ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The side effects were minimal initially, but after 7 weeks they started building up.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Pinkldreno
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The combination of chemo and radiation just after surgery was very difficult to deal with. It's such a very sensitive area in the pa...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • LaurasSIL
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    over 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Scheduled for chemo at weeks one and four; radiation 5 days a week for six weeks. First round of chemo and first three weeks of rad...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • quimerae
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Radiation and chemotherapy are hard-hitting, grueling trials for cancer patients. The radiation necessary for anal cancer is nothing...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • LuluB
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma,...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I received 2 rounds of 5 FU and Mitomycin C chemotherapy along with 33 rounds of radiation. While the chemo was not too bad, actuall...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • TexasBecky
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My experience was very tolerable. I was anemic when I started chemo so I was admitted for 4 days with PICC line drip of 5FU and Mit...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Javanut
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My first round of chemo and first few weeks of radiation were tolerable. Around my 4th week of radiation, I started having severe ab...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    It's very early - only week 2

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Tough, tough, tough. Nausea, diarrhea, Feels like I'm pooping glass chards.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • svhous
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    just beginning on 4/22/15

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Mitomycin, and 5-fluorouracil [5-FU]

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • harmonyl57
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Very painful . Not enough pain killers or doctors arent willing to give them.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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