chiefomni's Journey:

Survivor: Esophagus (Esophageal) Cancer > Adenocarcinoma

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 20 years ago, Male, Age: 76

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    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esop...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had chemo (cisplatin and Taxol) 24 hours a day 5 days a week for 6 weeks through a port. During same period I had 28 continuous radiation treatments.

    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had the Ivor lewis esophagectomy surgery. I was 10 days in the hospital and through a conference call support group with other patients was able to navigate through the recovery process.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    Remission

    Celebration

    14 years post esophageal cancer and No Evidence of Disease

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    Remission

    Celebration

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    Remission

    Celebration

    I thank God every day for giving me this time, hopefully to give something back.

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    Decision Point

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    Other Care

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