Experiences with Internal radiation (Brachytherapy) experiences

    • melanie62
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast ...
    4 months 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
    7 months 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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    • LilyDex
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    about 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    This was hard. Three weeks of fasting and prepping to lay on my back and be still for several hours was hard but at least the chemo...

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

    Radiation

    I had two tumors so I had two sites done with radiation at the same time. The worst part was implanting the second seeding device. T...

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

    Radiation

    July 10th

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • reschnur
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 2 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Had HDR and it was only mildly uncomfortable. However, the bladder catheter was a nightmare. Major bladder spasms and the Epidur...

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

    Radiation

    radiation damage to pelvic area/low back/hips and bladder

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • mitchA
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    very uncomfortable

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • jsue
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I had Internal Mammosite radiation for 5 days twice a day. The port sticking in my breast was more of a pain than the actual radi...

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

    Radiation

    The worst part was having to deal with the external part of the device hanging out for 10 days.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • grandma27
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    over 2 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Therapy was not painful. Luckily I am not employed during summer. Made it easier to get to the treatments twice daily.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. over 2 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    ZERO major side effects.....amazing......no fear....AND my XXX thanks me....figuratively speaking....metaphorically.....Brachytherap...

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