nortress' Journey with Lung Cancer

Patient: Lung Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 4 years ago, Female, Age: 57

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

    Oh No

    How can this be happening to me? Why now?

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  2. 2
    almost 4 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Pretty painful. Surgery pain went away but nerve healing themselves pain is pretty intense.

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Just had it done. It is pretty weird looking. I haven't had a chance to have it used yet.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. 4
    almost 4 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have only had one round of chemo so far, but have started to loose hair. Will be shaving head tomorrow. Don't like seeing all the hair in the drain, so I am going to rock the bald look.

    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  5. 5
    almost 4 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    Just started. Shaving head now.

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