LisaJDarln's Journey with Kidney Cancer

Survivor: Kidney Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 18 years ago, Female, Age: 48

  1. 1
    almost 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a nephrectomy - left kidney removed.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. 2
    almost 5 years ago
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    I moved and got married!!!

    Celebration

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

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  3. 3
    almost 5 years ago
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    What to do with Long Distance Relationship

    Decision Point

    Move away from family to be with fiance 1500 miles away...

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  4. 4
    almost 5 years ago
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    Relationship issues

    Oh No

    Husband diagnosed with Stage IV Rectal Cancer 2 years in to marriage.

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  5. 5
    almost 5 years ago
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    Husband had surgery, got colostomy bag.

    Procedure or Surgery

    Clipped a nerve, no intimacy possible after surgery, plus he had self-esteem issues with bag.

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  6. 6
    almost 5 years ago
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    Husband's chemo treatments.

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  7. 7
    almost 5 years ago
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    Husband's side effects

    Side Effects

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

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  8. 8
    almost 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    My husband's cancer was no longer responding to treatment. Colon blocked. TPN nutrition. Hospice called.

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  9. 9
    almost 5 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    December 21, 1999. Lost my spouse to rectal cancer.

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