Experiences with External radiation (Proton beam) experiences

  1. about 1 year ago
    CentaurWill's Avatar

    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    Fantastic experience at MD Anderson, Houston, Texas. As I expected (from reading info before treatment), the two months in Houston w...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Ghost
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate...
    over 1 year ago
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    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    Had problems with pain in groin and bowl area for the last 5 years

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • KBAJ
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate ...
    about 2 years ago
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    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    We are lucky enough to live within 25 minutes of Procure, a proton therapy center. Hubby had #3 session today and all is good so far...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. almost 3 years ago
    waytogodonna's Avatar

    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    unfortunately it didn't work. aggressive ca already outside prostate inspite of what pathology said with biopsy before radiation.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. over 3 years ago
    robinhood91107's Avatar

    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    Negative results. PSA is still rising and the doctor said we either missed it. or the procedure was ineffective. Well, I must agre...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • notwillie
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pros...
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    We are in the middle of a 10 day treatment. It is going amazingly well and we have high hope for the desired result.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • Char
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    Issues with bladder continue three years later. Also when he needs to take bowel movement it comes on more sudden then in the past ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. almost 5 years ago
    chowhound's Avatar

    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    I start my 3 day workup at UF Proton Center in Jacksonville Wednesday. Have some apprehension about the closed MRI because I do have...

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  5. about 5 years ago
    erosenberg's Avatar

    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    i went to the gym and played golf every day after treatment with absolutely no side effects.....I do not understand why this type of...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • Ron_L
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate...
    about 5 years ago
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    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    I recently finished 44 Proton Beam Radiation treatments at the CDH Proton Center in Warrenville, IL. The whole experience was very ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • MichaelV
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    This, for me was one of the least painful experiences I have had along this journey. However, there is a caveat which I will get to...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Ross
    • Experience with Small Cell Carcinoma, Pro...
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    After my prostatectomy in Feb. 2010, my urologist determined that I would need radiation therapy. He did not want me to start radiat...

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