• Mitch54
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    over 4 years ago
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    Mouth sores

    Side Effects

    The mouth sores started about a week after my first chemo treatment, I found it difficult to eat and drink. I used the cornstarch an...

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    • Mitch54
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    over 4 years ago
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    Cough

    Side Effects

    I ended up with bronchitis about 2 weeks after finishing treatment and now I have a cough that won't go away. Now I worry I might ha...

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    • Mitch54
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    over 4 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Does it ever go away?!! I am 2 month out of treatment and I'm still tired all the time. I am a personal trainer/ aerobics instructor...

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    • Mitch54
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    over 4 years ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    I completely lost control of my bowels. I was afraid to leave my house for fear of not being close to a restroom, and even if a rest...

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    • ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    3rd clean scan! [Wonder if I'll ever stop counting?] 8 Dec. 2014

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    • ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 4 years ago
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    Lymphedema in left ankle and foot

    Oh No

    Guess there had to be some side effects from removal of 14 lymph nodes. Working with lymphedema therapist.

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    • ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    2nd clean scan! 20 Aug. 2014

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    • ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Whew! A clean scan! 16 April 2014

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    • ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 4 years ago
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    Doctors uncertain how to treat following lymph node dissection.

    Oh No

    Very few patients have similar response. Uncertain whether to begin chemo again to treat presence in lymphatic system. Doctors dec...

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    • ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery to remove cancerous inguinal node and clean adjacent node on 14 Jan. 2014

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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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    • ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 4 years ago
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    CT scan revealed inguinal node growing again

    Oh No

    CT scan on 27 Dec. 2013 showed inguinal node growing, & larger than at time of initial diagnosis

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    • ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 4 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had an APR to remove my anus, rectum, and 12 abdominal lymph nodes. Received a permanent colostomy on 22 Nov. 2013.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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