Mandy's Journey with Sarcoma - Adult Soft Tissue Cancer

Survivor: Sarcoma - Adult Soft Tissue Cancer

Patient Info: Diagnosed: over 27 years ago, Female, Age: 39

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    • Mandy
    • Experience with Sarcoma - Adult Soft Tis...
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I was a 9 year old little girl.. the technician made it as easy and non scary as possible.. they made me laugh a lot

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    over 4 years ago
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    biopsy-bone marrow test porta caths- removal of tumors

    Procedure or Surgery

    i had many procedures from biopsies to bone marrow tests to long lines put in and porta caths put in. And all have there own dislikes, more than others.

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    i realy hate to say anything bad but this was not a good part in my treatment.. it did save my life but was very hard to handle.

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

    Celebration

    I finished when i was 15 years old was a VERY happy day! for the second time and last!!!

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    over 4 years ago
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    Friends

    Loss

    I met many other kids who were battling cancer through my 5 years. and made some awsome long life friends and sad to say I have lost a few of them to cancer. God Bless there families and protect my good memories of them...

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    over 4 years ago
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    kidney failure

    Other Care

    After all my treatments I lost function to both my kidneys I went on dialysis in 98 and got a new kidney in dec of 03 I also was told I would not have children but I am a proud mommy of 2 AMEN!

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