• LilyDex
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 3 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    I suffered from anemia...confusion sometimes. I still forget things that I never used to forget. I feel weaker than I did before a...

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    • LilyDex
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 3 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    This was hard. Three weeks of fasting and prepping to lay on my back and be still for several hours was hard but at least the chemo...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • LilyDex
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 3 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    Not sure if it was the chemo, the radiation, or both but I ended up having 3 blood transfusions and spending three days in hospital....

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • LilyDex
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Some days were more difficult than others but the main impact was the time and inconvenience. I had some bad days and some not so b...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • LilyDex
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 3 years ago
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    Abdominal hysterectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Turned out the cancer was further along so hysterectomy was aborted and coded as an explorative surgery with lymphectomy and cystosc...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. over 3 years ago
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    Radiation

    Just wanted to put some updates for people who are just starting external radiation. Of course my place of radiation could be differ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 3 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    Not as tired as the round before but nerves in legs and feet hurt, sometimes itch, inside of my leg bones hurt as well. Nausea off ...

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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 3 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Extreme fatigue lasting 4 days.

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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Round 3 8 hours

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 3 years ago
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    Chemo?

    Oh No

    I just found out I will have to do Chemo now along side with my radiation. I am pretty terrified.

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    • Janiemc
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery schuled 12/18/2015

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Janiemc
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Oh No

    Oh no i have cancer

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