• honey216
    • Experience with Spindle Cell Tumor
    10 days ago
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    Hypothyroidism

    Side Effects

    Thanks to my neck and chest being radiated 2x in 10 years, my thyroid no longer functions normally. That means I'm taking Levoxyl fo...

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    • honey216
    • Experience with Spindle Cell Tumor
    almost 3 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    Pain & numbness in both feet.

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    • jerri
    • Experience with Spindle Cell Tumor
    over 4 years ago
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    total surprise.

    Oh No

    thought i was going in for surgery for a vocal cord lesion and a few days before my follow up appointment. i got a call from my doct...

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    • honey216
    • Experience with Spindle Cell Tumor
    over 4 years ago
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    Constipation

    Side Effects

    I have everything from nausea, constipation to sleepless nights and sleepless days.

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    • honey216
    • Experience with Spindle Cell Tumor
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    I have nausea, fatigue, dizziness, chemo brain, some memory changes, anemia, constipation, flu like symptoms, hot flashes, mouth pai...

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    • honey216
    • Experience with Spindle Cell Tumor
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Unfortunately when the tested the Tumor and margins they took out, they only got 98% clean margins. Soooo, to clean up the last 2% a...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • honey216
    • Experience with Spindle Cell Tumor
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    we were prepared for a2-5 hr surgery and the possibility of cutting the Brachial Plexus (nerve branch that controls my right arm). S...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • crudd123
    • Experience with Spindle Cell Tumor
    about 5 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    July 2014-just received the results of my cat scan of my lungs! It's all clear so I am cancer free and don't have to go back for ano...

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    • crudd123
    • Experience with Spindle Cell Tumor
    almost 6 years ago
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    Other

    Celebration

    I got some wonderful news today! I am still cancer free! I had an x-ray of my lungs and they are clear! Praise God!

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    • mekamom
    • Experience with Spindle Cell Tumor
    over 6 years ago
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    what to do next

    Decision Point

    A very close family friend, had been diagnosed with a spindle cell tumor in the top of the head and treated with radiation. Upon fu...

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    • crudd123
    • Experience with Spindle Cell Tumor
    over 6 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Saw the doctor and I don't have to go back to see her until August 1st. Then they will do a cat scan of my lungs to make sure cancer...

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    • crudd123
    • Experience with Spindle Cell Tumor
    over 6 years ago
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    Radiation

    Only on 3rd day but so far so good!

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