• Jaden
    • Experience with Rare Cancers
    over 6 years ago
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    Celebration

    Nothing yet so far, it's going to be a year before we can celebrate. I don't even know if I want to celebrate because you never kno...

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    • Jaden
    • Experience with Rare Cancers
    over 6 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    Low red count, low white count, nausea, diarrhea, hair lost, gum bleed, nose bleed, mouth sore, thick mucus. These are all current ...

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    • Jaden
    • Experience with Rare Cancers
    over 6 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    No, this can't happen to him. No, no no, please let me take his place. He is just a baby, his life has just began. This is the ti...

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    • Jaden
    • Experience with Rare Cancers
    over 6 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Jaden already on his day seven radiation, he must finish 28 days of radiation, M-F. And he needs to be sedated with Versed and Prop...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Jaden
    • Experience with Rare Cancers
    over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Jaden gets chemo every Wednesday in clinic, every month he has to be hospitalized for three types of chemo and not to mention side e...

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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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    • Experience with Rare Cancers
    over 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    When My 28 months old son was initially diagnosed with Rhabdomyosacroma in his facial/throat we as his parents was very devastated. ...

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    A new course of chemo has started. First it was the pre-surgery mix, then it was the no-surgical option mix (which did wonderful thi...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. over 6 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    The scan after a five week break came back so-so in terms of facts, but very confusing. Some areas are incredibly better, some are t...

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  3. over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Now it's real. There's no removing this, just as there's no removing the cancer.

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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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  4. over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Nerve-based side effects are getting worse, numbness/tingling, will have to take a break and see if they reduce or not.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  5. over 6 years ago
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    Need to have dental work, treatment has to stop.

    Decision Point

    Had to take a break from active treatment so counts would recover enough to have a bad tooth pulled. It all went well.

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  6. over 6 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    Second scan during phase two treatment again showed marked improvement, again a scan better then the doctor hoped to see.

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