• kashubian
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Stom...
    about 5 years ago
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    liver biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    17 October 2014 - Liver biopsy scheduled. We expect about 3 hours in recovery from this. I'll post more about how it goes after co...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • kashubian
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Stom...
    about 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    The last CT scan showed that the lesion in the dome of his liver has grown from 14 mm to approx. 2.9 cm. In the right lobe of his l...

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  1. about 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    The port has made chemo so much easier I don't even feel the stick when they put the needle through to the port!

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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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  2. about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Sept 29 2014 my last chemo for awhile. All the vomiting has stopped. I can eat normal. I have to stay on the chemo pills until Oct 2...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The first week of Sept 2014 I received my 2nd chemo treatment since the first one made me so sick thy reduced it by 10 percent and g...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This was my first chemo in August 2014 and I had already been vomiting from the cancer. I ended up going into the hospital to get fl...

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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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  5. about 5 years ago
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    lung biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a lung biopsy in Aug 2014 to make sure the cancer from my stomach had not went to my lungs. Came back negative! Biopsy was a l...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • sassi_red
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Stom...
    about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    The initial surgery went great. The complications afterwards is where it all went down hill. His incision opened which resulted in...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • EmmyD
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Stomach ...
    about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Immediately after surgery, I had arterial bleeding - another surgery - then within two weeks developed an abscess and had a third su...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
    0 Comments
    • CapnRita
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Stoma...
    about 5 years ago
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    Laparoscopy

    Procedure or Surgery

    After this procedure, my son began experiencing intense abdominal pain. He is chronically constipated and in discomfort with bloating.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • CapnRita
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Stoma...
    about 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    The procedure itself was uneventful. Seeing my son with the bump in his chest, especially now that he is so thin, is hard.

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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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    • CapnRita
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Stoma...
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo was very hard on m son. The constant vomiting and retching was heartbreaking to watch.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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