Raynbow's Journey with Small Cell, Lung Cancer

Patient: Lung Cancer > Small Cell

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: almost 5 years ago, Female, Age: 57, Stage Don't Know, SIADH: Don't Know

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    • Raynbow
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    6 months ago
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    SABR treatment for recurrence

    Other Care

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    • Raynbow
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    6 months ago
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    Video assisted thoracic surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Raynbow
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    6 months ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had radiotherapy at one hospital & chemotherapy at another so was traveling between the two each day which was exhausting

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Raynbow
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    6 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Caused horrendous side effects both short & long term

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Raynbow
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    6 months ago
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    Stomp

    Clinical Trial

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    • Raynbow
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    6 months ago
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    Sense of self

    Loss

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    • Raynbow
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    6 months ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Just at the point of cancer not being right at the front of my mind it recurred (after 3 years NED) & hit me harder than the initial diagnosis & I realise I'd never escape it

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    • Raynbow
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    6 months ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    & many more long term side effects both physical, emotional & mental with little support for long term survival & it's impact on quality of life

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