monteynine's Journey with Cancer

Lost Loved One: Cancer

Patient Info: Prefer not to answer/not applicable/unsure, Female

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

    Oh No

    Mom tests positive for cancer.

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  2. 2
    almost 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Mom had her kidney removed over 20 years ago, this was the first of many procedures that she went through during her illness.

    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. 3
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. 4
    almost 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

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

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  5. 5
    almost 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Over 5 years went by and everything looked good. Then it was found again in her colin.

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  6. 6
    almost 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Mom had part of her colon removed, a bag was now required.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  7. 7
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  8. 8
    almost 4 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

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

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  9. 9
    almost 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Many more years passed before cancer was found in moms liver.

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  10. 10
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    many different treatments and medications were used at this point to try to help her recover.

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  11. 11
    almost 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Not radiation, chemo or any treatment was helping anymore.

    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  12. 12
    almost 4 years ago
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    Allergic reaction

    Side Effects

    Several side effects took place.

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  13. 13
    almost 4 years ago
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    Whether or not it was worth all that mom was going through, even though it was not working.

    Decision Point

    Mom decided to quit her treatments about 10 months before we lost her.

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  14. 14
    almost 4 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    After watching my mother for 17 years, battle her war with cancer. We lost her on September 2, 2009. She survived to be 72 years young.

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