ShirleyAnne's Journey:

Patient: Head & Neck/Throat Cancer > Salivary Gland Cancer > Malignant Mixed Tumor > Metastasizing Mixed Tumor

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Female, Age: 64, Stage IVC

  1. 1
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    more disappointment and pain, not really comfortable with the oncologist, depression, chronic pain

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  2. 2
    over 4 years ago
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    several of the treatments listed

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    extreme anxiety at receiving IV treatments and moderate to severe pain, depression, extreme fatigue

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    development of cataracts in eye on the affected side, blurring of vision

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. 4
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    having work difficulties on top of relationship issues

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. 5
    over 4 years ago
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    Bone fracture or break

    Side Effects

    bone fracture following biopsy! moderate to severe chronic pain , hair thinning, severe depression.

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  6. 6
    over 4 years ago
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    will stop all treatment if not available free of charge in the USA

    Decision Point

    would like to relocate to try to begin over

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  7. 7
    over 4 years ago
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    difficulty accomplishing job duties, relationship failure, self image destroyed, depression

    Loss

    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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    Other Care

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