1. over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had once-weekly Cisplatin for 5 weeks during external radiation. My nurses were AMAZING but the process itself took about 7 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 7 years ago
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    Health insurance issue

    Oh No

    Due to lymph node involvement, my doctors agreed that Intensely Modulated Radiation Therapy was the way to go, so they'd be able to ...

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  3. over 7 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    5 weeks of daily radiation, in conjunction with once-weekly chemotherapy (Cisplatin). Had Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMR...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. over 7 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Diagnosed by OB/Gyn after a hemorrhaging incident that the E-R doctor dismissed as hormone-related. Pap smears from previous years h...

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    • thovey
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    I just found out today that the cancer has spread to nearly every soft tissue organ in my body. Seeking second opnions, KU Med, MD ...

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    • AmandaJ
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    almost 8 years ago
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    5 years cancer-free!

    Celebration

    Overall, I am satisfied with my decision to not have a second child and am happy to be healthy and here for the one child I do have....

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    • AmandaJ
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Get pregnant, or have hysterectomy

    Decision Point

    Was thinking about having a second child when cancer was discovered. MD said I could have a second child, but should do it quickly a...

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    • AmandaJ
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Body part/function

    Loss

    Lost ability to have second child. Yes, I'm very lucky to have one, since some people don't even get to do that. But I still sometim...

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    • jihorn
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I have finished chemo and external radiation. I will not miss the steroids, anti nausea medication, shots to raise my white blood co...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. almost 8 years ago
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    Problem with doctor

    Oh No

    Totally unexpected event when I was diagnosed. I had no symtoms and no clue. Always had normal pap. Stage IB aounded scary. My d...

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    • Mskitty
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Pain

    Side Effects

    One of the side effects i have noticed is pain im not sure if it`s just me but know that i have alot of pain in my hips and lower b...

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    • Mskitty
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Radical hysterectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I have had some many complications due to the surgery that's not to say not do it everyone is different but for me I'm still dealin...

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