AndriaV69's Journey with Lung Cancer

Survivor: Lung Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 9 years ago, Female, Age: 51

  1. 1
    over 8 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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  2. 2
    over 8 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had complications from surgery, ended up with double pneumonia and on ventilator for 9 days. Finally woke up but had to spend an additional 10 days in hospital regaining enough strength to walk again. Ended up having to have physical and occupational therapy for a couple months as well.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 3
    over 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Implanted June 29, 2011

    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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  4. 4
    over 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    carbo/taxol combo treatment. 4 rounds adjuvant.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  5. 5
    over 8 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

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  6. 6
    over 8 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

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  7. 7
    over 8 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

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  8. 8
    over 8 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

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  9. 9
    over 1 year ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

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  10. 10
    over 1 year ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    recurred in 2014

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  11. 11
    over 1 year ago
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    External radiation (Stereotactic)

    Radiation

    8 sessions of SBRT

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  12. 12
    over 1 year ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

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  13. 13
    over 1 year ago
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    Radiation Pneumonitis and 5 broken (osteonecrotic) ribs that will never heal.

    Side Effects

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  14. 14
    over 1 year ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Been in remission (NED) since 2014. This year's scan was my 5 year clear mark.

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