sassynancy's Journey with Lung Cancer

Survivor: Lung Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Age: 72

  1. 1
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    my second bout with lung cancer

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. 2
    about 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I am receiving brain radiation right now because I had small cell lung cancer and it usually goes to the brain

    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    about 5 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    chemo brain, constipation, sometimes the opposite, cough, sore throat can't swallow, no taste for anything, everything tastes bad or different, neuropathy, nausea, low red & white blood cells, low platlets, hair loss, including eyelashes, and heart problems, fever and fatigue

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  4. 4
    about 5 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

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  5. 5
    about 5 years ago
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    Home care

    Other Care

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  6. 6
    about 5 years ago
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    Other Care

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