Marwin's Journey with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate Cancer

Patient: Prostate Cancer > Adenocarcinoma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Male, Age: 55, Stage IV, Progressing despite hormone therapy: No

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    • Marwin
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostat...
    12 months ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    ADT continues to beat me up. Side effects include terrible 2 month long headaches, dry itching skin, hot flashes, dizziness and light cognitive impairment

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Marwin
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    12 months ago
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    External radiation (Three dimensional)

    Radiation

    Very tired after the fourth week. The abdominal cramps began in the 7th week and diet restriction until 3 months after treatment ended. Overall my treatment went well and I am grateful to have had insurance for coverage.

    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Marwin
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    Some days in a fog and forgetting actual words when speaking.

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    • Marwin
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    Confusion

    Side Effects

    Unable to remember how to do things halfway through a task sometimes

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    • Marwin
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    Cough

    Side Effects

    Persistent cough now for 4.5 months

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    • Marwin
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    They don't tell you that it's coming

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    • Marwin
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Some days I am too tired to get up

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    High blood pressure (hypertension)

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    Hot flashes

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    Mood changes

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    Memory changes

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    Pain

    Side Effects

    Joints hurt all of the time

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    Skin changes

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Marwin
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    Taste change/loss

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Marwin
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    Thinking problems

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sweats)

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    Weight gain

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    Decision Point

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Marwin
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    Other Care

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Marwin
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    2 years after RP, the cancer returned at stage 4

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    • Marwin
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    Oh No

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Marwin
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Marwin
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    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Marwin
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Marwin
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    Depression medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Marwin
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    Pain medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Marwin
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    Loss

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Marwin
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    Celebration

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Marwin
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    Other Care

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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