• MSchaner
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    hope to start it 10-7-19

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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. over 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    It was XXX

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • rahlf43
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    over 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    after 17 0f 33 treatments i needed a feeding tube, mouth was full of sores, couldn't swallow even liquids. This caused a one week br...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • manaman
    • Experience with Invasive, Squamous Cel...
    about 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    35 rounds everyday for 7 weeks, loss of swallowing, eat with Feeding Tube, burned from inside out on neck, salvia glands are gone, n...

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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 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    The worst side effects occurred at about 2 weeks after treatments ended. I made it through 30 treatments and am back to eating every...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Crys
    • Experience with Invasive, Squamous Cell C...
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation twice daily for 6 weeks.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Crys
    • Experience with Invasive, Squamous Cell C...
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Twice daily for 6 weeks. 3rd round and potential for extreme long lasting effects.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Crys
    • Experience with Invasive, Squamous Cell C...
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    side effects as expected

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    Painless Experience: Strongly 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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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had radiation for oral / head / neck. The impact was very painful (mouth / throat sores / swelling / loss of taste and saliva) and...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • JasmineG
    • Experience with Invasive, Squamous Ce...
    almost 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    7 weeks of radiation went well, taste was completely destroyed. Which was expected

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • KentuckyPB
    • Experience with Invasive, Squamous ...
    about 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I do not remember my dosage of rads. It varried . from weaker to stronger as treatment went on .. I had 35 rad treatments. the mask ...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Criswell
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    This was one of the more difficult aspects of treatment for me. I had a tracheostomy and was so clogged with mucous that lying down...

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