VickieMaus' Journey with Anal Cancer

Survivor: Anal Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 6 years ago, Female, Age: 61, Stage IIIA

  1. 1
    about 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Shock

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  2. 2
    about 5 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    Did not become painful until the last of my treatments.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had a pic line which interferred with showers. I think I may have slept up to 21 hours a day.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. 4
    about 5 years ago
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    Side Effects

    I had many of the common side effects durring treatment. I am 5 months out of treatment and am still trying to figure out what is happening with my body.

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  5. 5
    about 5 years ago
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    Celebration

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

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