kelley_gleason's Journey:

Survivor: Pancreatic Cancer > Endocrine Tumor (NET)

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 9 years ago, Female, Age: 51, Stage IV

  1. 1
    about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Switch to SUTENT or SUNITINIB

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. 2
    about 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Biliary Drain placement. Ended up spending most of January 14 in the hospital and ICU with infection C-Diff and was quite sick.

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    almost 5 years ago
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    Other

    Radiation

    September 2012 Cancer returns again in liver. Starting radiation 10/22/2012

    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  4. 4
    almost 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    August 2011 Recurrence in liver again. Liver resection 3. Abscess put me back in the hospital. Severe depression.

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. 5
    almost 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    February 2010 Suspected recurrence in lungs. VATS surgery. Benign.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  6. 6
    almost 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    September 2008 Whipple Surgery

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  7. 7
    almost 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    March 2008 Liver resection, 75% of my liver taken. Learned that I didn't have liver cancer, but rather neuroendocrine tumor with unknown origin.

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  8. 8
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Just starting...scared. It's an oral medication, I'll be on it for the rest of my life. Mouth sores and fatigue are my biggest side effects. Have to go off the chemo periodically and let the sores heal.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  9. 9
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Horrible mouth sores. Had to adjust dosage

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  10. 10
    almost 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    December 2009 Cancer returns in liver, liver resection 2

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  11. 11
    about 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Ercp to replace stent

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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