Zzchap's Journey with Squamous Cell Cancer, Unknown Primary

Spouse/Partner: Cancer of Unknown Primary > Squamous Cell Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Male, Age: 71

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    • Zzchap
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cancer, U...
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Two rounds, first chemo only.....nearly died. Could not tolerate every three weeks had to be weekly.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Zzchap
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cancer, U...
    about 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Horrible burns to right side of neck....now radiation pneumonia ....tons of mucus and uncontrollable coughing

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Zzchap
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cancer, U...
    about 4 years ago
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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

    Immune shot...horrible case of flu, then shingles in the eye, then radiation pneumonia .....now, horrible coughing, mucus and depression

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    • Zzchap
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cancer, U...
    about 4 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    Very depressed

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    • Zzchap
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cancer, U...
    about 4 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

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

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