Crazy4Disney's Journey with Pituitary Tumors

Survivor: Pituitary Tumors

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 10 years ago, Female, Age: 28

  1. 1
    over 4 years ago
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    Bad vision, no menstration cycle, low weight

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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  2. 2
    over 4 years ago
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    General testing until MRI found a mass in brain.

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  3. 3
    over 4 years ago
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    How to handle to unknown mass in brain

    Decision Point

    First doctor didn't want to perform unnecessary surgery. So we just kept in eye on the unknown mass.

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  4. 4
    over 4 years ago
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    Health insurance issue

    Oh No

    Due to a change in insurance, we had to switch doctors. The new doctor wanted to go ahead with a biopsy to see what we were dealing with.

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  5. 5
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Biopsy of Tumor

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  6. 6
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I missed the first four weeks of my sophomore year in college while I underwent 6 weeks of radiation

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  7. 7
    over 4 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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  8. 8
    over 4 years ago
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    MRIs & Spinal Tap

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  9. 9
    over 4 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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  10. 10
    over 4 years ago
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    Low Energy

    Side Effects

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  11. 11
    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    The tumor was gone during week 4, treatment was finished 9/14/07

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  12. 12
    over 4 years ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    5 years cancer free!

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  13. 13
    over 4 years ago
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    Hair is back

    Celebration

    I like to say my hair came back with avengence. It was thicker than ever, and I was happy to have it back!

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