Pamela3's Journey with Vulvar Cancer

Family/Friend: Vulvar Cancer

Patient Info: Prefer not to answer/not applicable/unsure, Diagnosed: almost 5 years ago, Female, Age: 84

  1. 1
    • Pamela3
    • Experience with Vulvar Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    cancer might have returned

    Oh No

    Finished treatment & received unclear results. Looking for insight on what to do.

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  2. 2
    • Pamela3
    • Experience with Vulvar Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Mom did well during it.

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  3. 3
    • Pamela3
    • Experience with Vulvar Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Not sure on type of radiation. Mom did well.

    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Pamela3
    • Experience with Vulvar Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Mom developed Hypersensitivity to drugs. She is now allergic to narcotics and reacts to many other even common drugs. This has stopped her from having adequate pain relief.

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    • Pamela3
    • Experience with Vulvar Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    What to do now.

    Decision Point

    Deciding on biopsy, PET scan, surgery, getting details clear. Finding her pain relief.

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    • Pamela3
    • Experience with Vulvar Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    Im looking for a better doctors. To help with her pain needs. To provide physical therapy to regain her use of her legs because of the hospitalization where the doctor caused her to become bedridden. She could walk before.

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