• linlou
    • Experience with Angiosarcomas, Sarcoma
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had radiation treatment for 6 weeks. Everything was fine until my skin started to breakdown which happened around the last 3 week...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am taking gemcidobene (sp?)

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • chris64
    • Experience with Liposarcoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    My nurses where fantastic. I don't know what I would have done without them and their care. Also one of my team of Dr.s really hea...

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    • chris64
    • Experience with Liposarcoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Body part/function

    Loss

    I'm very grateful they saved my kidney yet I wish I hadn't had the bowel resection.

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    • chris64
    • Experience with Liposarcoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    I feel afraid, anxious, fatigued, pain, mood changes, infection and chronic nightmares that are very vivid and frightening even when...

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    • chris64
    • Experience with Liposarcoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Amoxicillan for the surgical infection, Flagyl for the C. diff, Neuroton for the nerve pain and pain medication. I also have to have my wounds cleaned and packed twice a day.

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The C. diff caused a lot of intestinal problems and the Amoxicillan made it flare up worse. And since it was so painful at the hosp...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • chris64
    • Experience with Liposarcoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My sister found a Dr. in a top rated hospital that deals strictly with my type of cancer. They asked me to fax over all of my repor...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • chris64
    • Experience with Liposarcoma
    over 5 years ago
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    I went to the ER for what I thought was the worst case of gas in the world and found out I had retroperitneal lipo sarcoma in my abdonminal cavity.

    Oh No

    The Dr. came in after my Cat Scan and said " You have a mass the size of a football in your abdominal cavity. I had been seeing my ...

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    • PattiJ
    • Experience with Fibrosarcoma, Adult Sof...
    over 5 years ago
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    Initial diagnosis

    Oh No

    I was sent to the hospital ER for blood clots and GI problems, and was admitted for further testing when they had an "incidental fin...

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  2. over 5 years ago
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    Radiation

    Began my first of 33 radiation treatments last night. Had a very long sim appointment last night with an early morning return treat...

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • csorrell09
    • Experience with Synovial Sarcoma, A...
    over 5 years ago
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    No Evidence of Disease and still going!!!

    Celebration

    Every check up I have had at MD Anderson Cancer Center has never showed any evidence of disease! I stayed in college, and am current...

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    • csorrell09
    • Experience with Synovial Sarcoma, A...
    over 5 years ago
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    Problem with doctor

    Oh No

    The doctors who had me and their patient in the hospital in Missouri after the set back, told me they were talking with my doctor in...

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