jojoalexis' Journey with Esophagus (Esophageal) Cancer

Spouse/Partner: Esophagus (Esophageal) Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 3 years ago, Male, Age: 49

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    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophage...
    4 months ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    nausea, neuropathy, multiple hours to administer the meds.

    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    fatigue, nausea, constipation and diarrhea. My husband has had radiation twice, the first time on liver and was easier on him than the recent treatment of three weeks to main tumor at the junction of esophagus / stomach. lots of weight loss, not wanting to eat, upset stomach.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    keytruda / immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    nausea and fatigue

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    Cryotherapy

    Procedure or Surgery

    my husband has had many sessions of cryotherapy and it has helped but was also hospitalized twice for blood loss / throwing up blood.

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    was messy but saved his life. was removed several months later once he was able to eat again.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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