cancersoldier's Journey:

Survivor: Hodgkin Disease

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 17 years ago, Female, Age: 43, Stage II

  1. 1
    over 5 years ago
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    Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sweats)

    Side Effects

    I had many different side effects that included all-over body itching, bloody stool, insomnia, and mouth sores

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  2. 2
    over 5 years 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: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  3. 3
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo was not to terrible until about half way through which for me was four months. Then in became difficult to be active and go about daily life.

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
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  4. 4
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation made it very difficult to eat and enjoy food because of the swelling to my esophagus.

    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  5. 5
    over 5 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Eight weeks before I finished my treatments, my cancer entered remission. I still had to finish my chemo and begin radiation therapy.

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