GrammaLeslie's Journey with Small Cell, Lung Cancer

Survivor: Lung Cancer > Small Cell

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Female, Age: 59, Stage Limited, SIADH: Don't Know

  1. 1
    almost 4 years ago
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    Treatments meant moving to Anchorage for treatments

    Oh No

    Scared, but knew something was wrong

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  2. 2
    almost 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a lot of problems with my port from the get go! They were unable to withdraw blood and would have flush and turn me upside down to access the port for chemo.....as soon as my treatments Were over I had it taken out!

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 3
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had 4 sessions of 3 days in a row for Chemo, 37 chest radiations, went daily. 17 brain radiations.

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

    Celebration

    No sign of the tumor, yeah!

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  5. 5
    almost 4 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    Terrible leg pains and back pain, being treated with pain meds.

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