• PuppyMom
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in s...
    about 10 hours ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My first surgery on 11/9 was a lumpectomy & sentinel node biopsy. The good news is the cancer is contained within the right breast -...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • me112865
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian...
    about 15 hours ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had my first chemo on November 12, 2018. I was a little nervous and anxious that morning. The staff was just sooo amazing! Went th...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Ross
    • Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma, Ski...
    1 day ago
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    Mohs surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I hve now had 5 MOHS procedures over the past 7-8 years. While I am currently cancer free, there could be more to go. These procedur...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    1 day ago
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    What kind of surgery?

    Decision Point

    Haven't reached this decision point yet but it is fast approaching. The rectal tumor is responding well to chemotherapy, but th...

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    • plook
    • Experience with Thymoma
    1 day ago
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    Constipation

    Side Effects

    Severe constipation due to Zofran especially orally immediately post-chemo treatment. Was in bed practically for two days. Will av...

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    • idab
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    1 day ago
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    Urinary changes (frequency, urgency)

    Side Effects

    neuropathy in feet and fingers. muscle spasms, legs, rib cage, change in eye sight. so tired always

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    Skin changes

    Side Effects

    Basal cell skin cancer (6) and squamous in situ skin cancer (2).

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    • Jado
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    1 day ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Esophagus got burned. Couldn't eat without taking liquid hydrocodone which made me sleepy

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Jado
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    1 day ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Radiation worse than chemo. Esophagus got burned and developed radiation-induced pneumonia.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. 3 days ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had an Oompharectomy which pushed me into sutomatic menopause and the hormone pills increased the side effects to an unbearable le...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Cjustme55
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    3 days ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    so far I still have the drains from my surgery hope to have taken out in 2 days.I have some pain but it seems to be tolerable.I have...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Cjustme55
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    3 days ago
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    After lumpectomies I was told about another tumor and decided to have mastectomy.

    Decision Point

    Results of mastectomy....Pathologist said it was a good thing I did it because he found lobular cancer in the tissues after the sur...

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