JennyG's Journey with Lung Cancer

Patient: Lung Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Age: 59

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    • JennyG
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgical intervention was minmally invasive. I was quiet pleased with Cleveland Clinic

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • JennyG
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had four rounds of chemo, in Monday I had 2 agents, Tuesday & Wednesday I had one agent & on Thrusday I had an injection. My Chemo team was wonderful.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • JennyG
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My team was wonderful. It was painless until the blisters started to form.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • JennyG
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    I have multiple side effects to the radiation at this time. I am losing my hair at this time. I have anemia, am tired most of the time. I have Gastroparesis. Sores on mucus membranes.

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    • JennyG
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    PET Scan

    Oh No

    I had my PET Scan yesterday. I still have radiation in my lungs & I have a hot spot on my diaphram, (or a thickening). I am concerened.

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