• maralyn
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    well i went for checkup with the surgeon who did my last surgery, HIPEC, and also met with an oncologist from down there. after 3 ho...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • maralyn
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    so now the question, systemic chemo was of no value before, that is why they plannned on doing the HIPEC, which they did decide to d...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • maralyn
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    HIPEC

    Procedure or Surgery

    well i had my surgery, march 13, again did not go as expected,,, when they opened me up, they cleaned away the mucin (the ick) and w...

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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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    • Pattie
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Relationship

    Loss

    After saying goodbye to my 5 children my 2 sisters and my 2 friends and then NOT dying, no one wants anything to do with this anymo...

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    • Pattie
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    My mind/Sense of Humor

    Loss

    My family has turned their backs on me. My friends are distant and don't want to deal with me or my dying,

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    • Pattie
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    weather to try a new treatment (if I'm a candidate) or just let it take me when the time comes.

    Decision Point

    I just got out of the hospital where they tried to put me to sleep but it didn't work they messed me up badly emotionally and physic...

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  1. over 6 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Went in for surgery.....Found out that the cancer spread

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  2. over 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Diagnosis April 2012. Large appendecial cyst leaking mucous which had spread throughout the abdomen and metastized to rt ovary and ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • skyeblue
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Decision Point

    It's that time again- I need a CT and a colonoscopy. I'm still paying from the last one. No insurance, didn't work December or Jan...

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  3. over 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a bijeminy or abnormal heart beat during appendix surgery. The day after my diagnosis I had another new doctor... a cardiologi...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. over 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was my original MRI finding "mucinous neoplasm" that led to appendectomy. Because mucinous adenocarcinoma of the appendix, with...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  5. over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    did not get nausated or wont loose my hair... just made me week and zapped my energy level

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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