Experiences with External radiation (Instensity modulated) experiences

    • deg
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    I was really concerned - so much so I documented my 40 treatments on video and posted clips on www.theprostatecancercoach.com. Hope ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Scoofer
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    Surgical Radiologist offered to give me one 800 gy dose of radiation to my Sacrum. I’d lived everyday of the previous year with pai...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • NurseRN
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    Had cramps and diarrhea but immodiun helped, could not tolerate eating meat , drank protein supplements to help with nutrition

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Fhl4au
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    Bowel problems, fatigue

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Harm
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate ...
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    The longer it takes the side effects like pain while peeing and sensitivity to hot weather get worse, going into 4th week rt

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  1. over 5 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    Varian Trilogy with Rapidarc, easy and quick treatments (44 of them)

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • ptan@ucsf
    • Experience with Small Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    taking pain killer Hydromorphine, loss of appetize and taking Ondansectron medication

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. about 6 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    Have not yet begun--still debating but leaning toward radiation. Lots of things to consider.

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Sidecar
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    To chest tumors depressing pulmonary artery and vasculature of left lung. Also to ribs.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. over 6 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    The main problem with the radiation is that after the treatments were done XXX's PSA was higher than before he started the treatment...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Janc
    • Experience with Small Cell Carcinoma, Pro...
    over 6 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    3 treatments down, 10 more to go this round. Also, had infusion to strengthen bones.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • DKS
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    The initial set up was to place carbon markers in the tumor the process was similar to that of a biopsy, but it only took about 10 m...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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