Paulette's Journey with Invasive, Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Survivor: Head & Neck/Throat Cancer > Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer > Squamous Cell Carcinoma > Invasive

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 16 years ago, Female, Age: 72, Stage IV

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    • Paulette
    • Experience with Invasive, Squamous Ce...
    over 4 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    My oh no was when I was diagnosed!

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    • Paulette
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    over 4 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Paulette
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    over 4 years ago
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    drug to help save saliva glands

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    made me violently sick. Had a pic line and took a five minute push within 15 minutes of radiation treatment everyday.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Paulette
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    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Harsh treatment to neck front and back, throat, mouth, ears, everything. had feeding tube for six months

    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Paulette
    • Experience with Invasive, Squamous Ce...
    over 4 years ago
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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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    • Paulette
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    over 4 years ago
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    Other Care

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

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