huckster's Journey with Head & Neck/Throat Cancer

Survivor: Head & Neck/Throat Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Female, Age: 58, Stage IV

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    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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

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    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

    Radiation

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    over 4 years ago
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    Constipation

    Side Effects

    Constipation one day then diarrhea the next day. Lost my hair. Vomitting. tingley sensation in the fingers and toes. Nails on my toes and fingers peeled off. radiation caused my neck to become very red (not sore)

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    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    FInnished my treatment in 6 months. 8/2012 was my 1 year of being effective cured. Haire came back at about month 7 after surgery.

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    over 4 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    Just recently my father passed away from a sudden heart attack at the age of 74.

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