abradshaw's Journey:

Spouse/Partner: Head & Neck/Throat Cancer > Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer > Squamous Cell Carcinoma > Invasive

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Male, Age: 67, Stage III

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    • abradshaw
    • Experience with Invasive, Squamous C...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    took one cysplatin then one carboplatin due to ringing and hearing loss

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • abradshaw
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    almost 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    suffered so much from mucositis and sores in mouth and throat

    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • abradshaw
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    almost 5 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

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

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    • abradshaw
    • Experience with Invasive, Squamous C...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    just finished treatments on Oct 1 so still in recovery days

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    • abradshaw
    • Experience with Invasive, Squamous C...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    had to be hospitalized for two weeks in order to finish the 35 radiation treatments

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