• SmokinChaz
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    3 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Weird thing to say but I was told it is called by HPV virus which I did not have and was relieved but I felt like I was eaten up wit...

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    • quimera
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    3 months ago
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    Pain

    Side Effects

    Caused by a number of things, and/ or stemming from or exaserbated by radiation treatment. Serious 24/7 pain, which I manage well ...

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    • quimera
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    3 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I received acupuncture every day from a Chinese MD who specialized in cancer, and I believe that it helped me endure the 24-hour che...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • quimera
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    3 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Due to pre-existing conditions that made the 42- session radiation treatment necessary risky, I suffer from serious PRD (pelvic radi...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Suekg
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma,...
    10 months ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    It seems that as I moved through the one year mark since my last treatment (I spent 3 weeks in the hospital, my white count was2, my...

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    • chargerdeb
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    11 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    It took about 5 weeks for side effects to start, but they came on strong when they did.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • chargerdeb
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    11 months ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The side effects were minimal initially, but after 7 weeks they started building up.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • chargerdeb
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    11 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Thought I had a hernia

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    • Pinkldreno
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 1 year ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    the fatigue is ridiculous. And it's difficult to know if it's still fatigue caused by the long-term side effects of chemo and radiat...

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    • Pinkldreno
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 1 year ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    I was an extremely detailed oriented individual prior to treatment and haven't been able to regain much clarity since the treatment....

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    • Pinkldreno
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 1 year ago
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    Bone thinning (osteoporosis)

    Side Effects

    Apparently the combination of chemo and radiatiion caused significant Bone thinning

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    • Pinkldreno
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 1 year ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    Because once again at the sensitivity of the vaginal and rectal area the impact of the radiation was very severe. Basically it was w...

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