• Blue_Sky
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 6 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had minimal side effect from both internal and external radiation. The main one that was extreme though was sever fatigue. That...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Blue_Sky
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 6 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    I had extensive radiation, because no surgery was done. Doctors felt they would shrink it until it was gone if I had both internal ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • elef
    • Experience with Vaginal Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I am beginning external treatments on July 27th. 29 treatments and 2 Brachy.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • susanmck
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    almost 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Have IBS with projectile diarrhea/ take lomotil and probiotics. My last treatment was internal targeted radiation.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • shotgun
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Vagina...
    over 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Rectal and vaginal burning and itching.The only thing that helped some was warm bath soaks.It has been a month since treatments comp...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. over 7 years ago
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    External and internal

    Radiation

    Was out of work for one year

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • cindy57
    • Experience with Vaginal Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I also received internal radiation

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    After a few weeks of treatment completely wiped me out physically so I was sleeping most of the day.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. over 7 years ago
    Madsoph51oliv's Avatar

    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation caused radiation proctitis

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • CorinneLP
    • Experience with Sarcoma, Vaginal Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Brachitherapy done. Side effects will be seen later but scarring of vagina is expected

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. almost 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation burns, painful urination...pelvic radiation is no pic-nick!

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • bhankenhof
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    the pain, inflammation and bleeding showed up after tx was completed. the acute SE disappeared about 2 mo after tx completed, but 4 ...

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