janinchrist's Journey with Bone Cancer

Survivor: Bone Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 37 years ago, Female, Age: 62

  1. 1
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I cried in my mother's arms for two hours. I had a brand new son who she had to take care of during the month I was in the hospital.

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  2. 2
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I lost my leg during this surgery; that was quite an impact on my life.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Because the chemo is designed to kill cancer, it killed a little of me as well.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. 4
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Reoccurence in my lung.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. 5
    over 4 years ago
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    New kind of chemo

    Clinical Trial

    Nine months of in and out of the hospital

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  6. 6
    over 4 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

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

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  7. 7
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is Gone

    Celebration

    Two more kids, graduations, marriages, living life

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  8. 8
    over 4 years ago
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    After effects of cancer care

    Other Care

    I have lost half of my cardiac capacity because of the punitive nature of chemo, but I am here over thirty years later.

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