Gretchen's Journey:

Patient: Sarcoma - Adult Soft Tissue Cancer

Patient Info: Newly diagnosed (has not begun treatment), Diagnosed: about 4 years ago, Female, Age: 38, Stage I

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    • Gretchen
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Soft ...
    about 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a radical nephrectomy- or the removal of my entire right kidney where they found a tumor growth the size of an eggplant.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Gretchen
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Soft ...
    about 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Although it still creeps me out a little to know there is some serious equipment under my skin, and I am still feeling very sore I am keeping hope that down the line I will be as grateful for my port as everyone else. Thanks again for all the support.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Gretchen
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Soft ...
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I miss my babies!

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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