1. over 3 years ago
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    Milestones

    The first two oncologists whom I saw and fired give me 6 to 9 months to live. My oncologist now doesn't make predictions. I had a ...

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    • Jofran
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Home care

    Other Care

    Weekly nursing visit and social worker as I have been recovering

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    • Jofran
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Spent a week in the hospital as result of affects of treatment.

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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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    • loiswood
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    over 3 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    My husband was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2013. He went through chemotherapy and radiation at which point the cancer was go...

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    • margiegg
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 3 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    After clean scans, recent scan shows spread to Supraclavicular and Intrathoracic Lymph Nodes. Onco says no treatment.

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    • margiegg
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Again as with Radiation more side effects last week of treatment and afterwards. On the whole not bad just flu-like symptoms and fe...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • margiegg
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    More side effects last week of treatment and after.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. over 3 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    I learned in January the tumor in my esophagus had shrunk. I experienced a low sodium count in January that resulted in several day...

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    • Reed
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophagus...
    over 3 years ago
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    told by my oncologist that I have been Cured

    Celebration

    A few week's ago april 2016 and the results of my last Pet scan was clear again. No more pet scans. Took a few days for it to actual...

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    • Reed
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophagus...
    over 3 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Date: 4/11/16 Well after being free of cancer for over 5 years, I had my last Pet scan. My wife and I met with my oncologist this w...

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    • BILLY22
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    5FU AND CARBOPLATIN

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • BoiseB
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Surgery site hernia repair officially declared a success. Back to other worlds to conquer.

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