Experiences with Internal radiation (Brachytherapy) experiences

    • Canswer
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    8 months ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I had a horrific experience with interstitial Brachytherapy then developed UTI, a yeast infection that added to the discomfort after...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • malbarmu
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    about 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Bracytherapy followed by radio therapy x 40

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • peterlang
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Great staff, Had treatments 5 days a week for 6 weeks.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • KirstinO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervi...
    over 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I had to have 5 internal radiations and each one required a spinal block. While the staff was fantastic, the spinal was painful dep...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. over 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Tight burned skin on chest. Still painful two years later about to start more radiation in a week.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. about 2 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I think the doctor’s lied about this one. I couldn’t swallow anything for almost a month. Worst diet ever!

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Poppins
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    about 2 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Three day stay at UCSF. Long lasting side effect, stress fractures on the pelvic bone area due to weakness caused by radiation

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. about 2 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I’m tumer free, had one on my r hip and lower spine , just some fatigue but otherwise only Five treatments.

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • PatsyLV
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, B...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Catheter was very uncomfortable

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • horsegirl
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in ...
    about 3 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Five days of internal radiation was my choice over a six week five days a week regimen. Catheter insertion and removal was not terri...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • melanie62
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast ...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I am Savi sister. It was a long week of radiation twice a day. I had the best techs, and other medical staff. They answered my que...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Wnichols
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    The balloon was the most uncomfortable feeling.

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