apuglvr's Journey with Lung Cancer

Survivor: Lung Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 13 years ago, Female, Age: 59

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    • apuglvr
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had 3 rounds of chemotherapy. 8 years ago I was given Carboplatin and Taxol.

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

    Radiation

    I had five weeks total of radiation treatment. Three of those weeks were lung and the last 2 weeks was whole brain radiation (I had 4 tumors there).

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • apuglvr
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    over 4 years ago
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    Hot flashes

    Side Effects

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    over 4 years ago
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    Bladder problems

    Side Effects

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    • apuglvr
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemo brain

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    over 4 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

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    • apuglvr
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Hot flashes

    Side Effects

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    • apuglvr
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    over 4 years ago
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    Memory changes

    Side Effects

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    over 4 years ago
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    Mouth dryness

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    • apuglvr
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    over 4 years ago
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    Shortness of breath

    Side Effects

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    • apuglvr
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Urinary changes (frequency, urgency)

    Side Effects

    I have bladder spasms maybe once a month. I take a medication Utira-C which will calm the spasms so that I am able to urinate.

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    • apuglvr
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    I was told that if I could survive the radiation treatment, mostly the whole brain radiation, then I was going to live. I celebrate each and every day that I am here.

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    • apuglvr
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Other Care

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    • apuglvr
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Skin changes

    Side Effects

    I have experienced scalp changes.....It seemed that my scalp was peeling with hair still in it. I would conclude that the whole brain radiation could be the reason.

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