JRUSH's Journey with Anal Cancer

Patient: Anal Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 5 years ago, Female, Stage IIIA

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    • JRUSH
    • Experience with Anal Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    7 weeks if daily radiation

    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • JRUSH
    • Experience with Anal Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    2 weeks 5 full day treatments with 5FU and Mitomycin

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • JRUSH
    • Experience with Anal Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    7 months after starting treatment, I have had 2 clean PET scans with no signs of cancer!

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