beingme's Journey with Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer

Patient: Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Age: 58, Stage IV

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    • Experience with Endometrial (Uterine) ...
    over 4 years ago
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    To have a second opinion.

    Decision Point

    So I started looking aroung for a second opinion, surely there has been a mistake made. I got another opinion this time it was ovarian cancer???? to this, I thought which is it???

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    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had what the Dr. called exploratory surgery. I did not have the surgery that I thought I would have.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    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

    The first treatment was the worst because I had it while in hospital and that combined with healing from the exploratory surgery was hard on me.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    over 4 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    So far the side effects that I've experienced are: hair loss, appetite (but gets better each time), muscle aches in legs, feet, thighs, pelvis, nausea. diarrhea, constipation.

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    over 4 years ago
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    Oh No

    I had the oh no this couldn't be me. I've never had a wrong dianosis all of my life, and now all of a sudden I have cancer??!!

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