• mariarexie
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Losing my hair to chemo was not a problem at all....i prepared myself emotionally and mentally...i had my hair shaved before it all ...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mariarexie
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    Having internal and external radiation with chemo was the worst time i had....the pain i had...the side effects...but i had to fight...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mariarexie
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Cannot believe at first when i was diagnosed....why me?

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    • jihorn
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    about 6 years ago
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    One year June 6, 2013

    Milestones

    It has been one year since my surgery.I am cancer free and 8months since my last treatment.

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    • me2you
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    about 6 years ago
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    Decision Point

    I found out I have GW HPV in April and after pap test know I have now also moderate dysphagia (XXX 2/3) . My Doc. is going to do a p...

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  1. about 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    starting on Monday 4/22/13

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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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  2. about 6 years ago
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    Cryosurgery (cryotherapy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    major infection followed and they thought they got it all but didnt.

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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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    • stabby
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 6 years ago
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    Hot flashes

    Side Effects

    I had my last period on my 3rd chemo session , after that the menapause hit me like a sledghammer, I was getting severe hot flushes ...

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    • stabby
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 6 years ago
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    Constipation

    Side Effects

    During radiotherapy I was constpated one minute then couldn't stop the next , I am still having problems there as the amount of morp...

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    • stabby
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 6 years ago
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    Bladder problems

    Side Effects

    The radiotherapy has shrunk my bladder and so I have to go quite a lot and can't hold it as long as I used to , during treatment I ...

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    • stabby
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 6 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    I have constant pins and needles in my feet , I cant walk very fast or far as my legs don't do as they are told, they feel very numb...

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    • stabby
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 6 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    I had brachy where i had to stay in bed for 2 days and one night , i was put on a sliding scale as i was unable to eat and have type...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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