Jessie's Journey:

Patient: Lung Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 6 years ago, Female, Age: 62

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    • Jessie
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    collapsed at work. discovered brain and lung tumor

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    • Jessie
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    nerve pain continues after 1 year - not likely to improve

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Jessie
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo and radiation. Worst thing ever. My husband, family and friends and God got me through it.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Not as bad as chemo. Loved the people who took care of me at the hospital and my doctor.

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Jessie
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    Scans of the brain and lung after 1 year are clear!!

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