Experiences with External radiation experiences

  1. about 1 year ago
    choomom49's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    Had recurrence after 12 years. Had biopsy then radiation. After a few weeks into the radiation the skin begins to discolor and bur...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Samswr74
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 1 year ago
    Samswr74's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    Did a full course of external beam radiation. 25 doses, once a day five days a week for five weeks. I had to wear the chemo pump all...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. about 1 year ago
    Katherinespr's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    The radiation I received causes severe skin burns very painful being 5days a week stayed tired

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • cal92
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast C...
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation itself was not problematic, however, AFTER I finished my treatment, the doctor told me that now my chance of skin cancer i...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Sham4125
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 1 year ago
    Sham4125's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had sever diarrhea from the combination of radiation/chemo and had to go on disability because my symptoms could not be adequately...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • noam1944
    • Experience with Bladder Cancer
    about 1 year ago
    noam1944's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    Had 35 sessions of radiation. Its effects were cumulative and extremely painful. I was unable to eat and lost over 45 lbs. Continu...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • leftleg
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 year ago
    leftleg's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    3 weeks on my hip, 2nd time for radiation

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • leftleg
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 year ago
    leftleg's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had 30 treatments my nipple was sliding completely off last 2 weeks, held in place with gel pads starte Jan, 2013 to Feb 2013.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. about 1 year ago
    Krystiques616's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation was more troublesome than the chemo, as it caused burns to my throat and weakened me.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. about 1 year ago
    Aucoinmom's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    Only been one week of treatments so no real side effects yet!

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  5. about 1 year ago
    Redsoxfan1129's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    Have completed 18/28 sessions. Fatigue is starting and breast is pink, firm and underarm is very dark pigmented. Slight rash and itc...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • jujurrr
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    about 1 year ago
    jujurrr's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    Just finished a 4 week breathing technique external radiation at Sloan, with boosters at the end. Her mass was superimposed over he...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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