Kerri509's Journey with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate Cancer

Family/Friend: Prostate Cancer > Adenocarcinoma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: almost 4 years ago, Male, Age: 75, Stage IV, Progressing despite hormone therapy: Yes

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    • Kerri509
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prost...
    5 months ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Loss of muscle tone and strength. More emotional

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Kerri509
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prost...
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    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    43 radiation treatments likened to a bad sunburn

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prost...
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Weight loss 17lbs. Hair loss. Loss of appetite, diarrhea for a week after each treatment. Food had a metallic or super sweet taste.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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