• sherrylh
    • Experience with Clear Cell, Kidney Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    New growth

    Decision Point

    The IL2 didn't stop a new growth - my body couldn't handle the IL2 any longer.

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  1. over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    4 cm chromophobe RCC removed with partial open nephrectomy. Pathology report encouraging except for some signs of LSI. Waiting for m...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. over 4 years ago
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    Was just diagnosed after tracking the tumor for 3 years.

    Oh No

    I found out I had a dark spot on my kidney 2 years ago...it was there the year before, but no one told me about it. I have been tra...

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  3. over 4 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    On Friday May 15, 2015 at 7:34 pm, my beloved, strong brother lost his battle with cancer. He fought until his last breath. I'd like...

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    • evils
    • Experience with Chromophobe
    over 4 years ago
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    Problem with doctor

    Oh No

    The doctor that did my surgery was a urologist. During surgery he neglected to see accessory artery so it didn't get pinched of...

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    • evils
    • Experience with Chromophobe
    over 4 years ago
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    partial nephrectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgery was 5 months ago. I am so tired all the time and have random kidney pains. Yesterday was the worst but of pain in along...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • SharkinRN
    • Experience with Transitional Cell Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Cystoscopy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This morning they probed my urethra. During the prep, they squirted my poor urethra with cold betadine. Not only did my urethra s...

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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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    • SharkinRN
    • Experience with Transitional Cell Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    New Diagnosis

    Decision Point

    Very overwhelmed w/ initial diagnosis right now. So many thoughts.

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    • gramster
    • Experience with Transitional Cell Car...
    over 4 years ago
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    Other

    Celebration

    Tloday we are nausea free. Its the little things that make life so pleasant

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    • gramster
    • Experience with Transitional Cell Car...
    over 4 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    In addition to the nausea/vomiting there was the dehydration, constipation and finding that food didnt always taste good. Depressio...

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    • gramster
    • Experience with Transitional Cell Car...
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Second cycle of chemo had bad side effects. Could keep no food down, couldnt stay hydrated. Ended up in hospital for 5 days. The...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • gramster
    • Experience with Transitional Cell Car...
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Chemo was stopped after two sessions and radiation to the right hip was started fearing a fracture. Ten days of radiation

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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