eedoyle's Journey with Prostate Cancer

Patient: Prostate Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 8 years ago, Male, Age: 55, Stage IV, Progressing despite hormone therapy: Yes

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    • eedoyle
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    why and why now when I'm still young?

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    • eedoyle
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The side effect were getting worse with each treatment.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • eedoyle
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    it burned my skin and i lost all my hair down there.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • eedoyle
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Bowel obstruction

    Side Effects

    i just knew just how morphine could effect your bowls

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    • eedoyle
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    about 5 years ago
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    Other

    Celebration

    when my PSA goes down

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    • eedoyle
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Body part/function

    Loss

    you just know that feel of something you have, and all of a sudden you can't use it or it just doesn't work

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    • eedoyle
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    you just try to accept it

    Decision Point

    i constantly say to myself why me

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    • eedoyle
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Palliative care

    Other Care

    i wouldn't be here if it weren't for pain management.

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