meswenson's Journey with Anal Cancer

Survivor: Anal Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Female, Age: 52, Stage II

  1. 1
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. 2
    over 3 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 3
    over 3 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

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  4. 4
    over 3 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

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  5. 5
    over 3 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    I was told I was cancer free in April of 2011, unfortunately my cancer reoccured in Late May/Eary June 2011. My only option was to have my anus, rectum and part of my colon removed. Today I live with a colostomy.

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  6. 6
    over 3 years ago
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    APR with flap reconstruction (permanent colostomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  7. 7
    over 3 years ago
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    No Cancer

    Celebration

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